Tag: lee kuan yew

Lee Hsien Loong should challenge LKY’s will in court, or accept it as final and binding

Lee Hsien Loong should challenge LKY’s will in court, or accept it as final and binding

Lee siblings insist, correctly, the place to challenge LKY’s will is in court “If Hsien Loong wishes to challenge the will, the correct forum was and is the courts,” say the two siblings of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a statement on Thursday, 6 […]

Lee Kuan Yew, PM Lee, DPM Teo, Chief of Gov’t Comms, Ministerial Committee, Cabinet Ministers – what a confusing mess!

Lee Kuan Yew, PM Lee, DPM Teo, Chief of Gov’t Comms, Ministerial Committee, Cabinet Ministers – what a confusing mess!

You can’t blame Lee Hsien Yang or Lee Wei Ling for feeling upset over the fate of their father’s house. The two children of the late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew have been engaged in a war of words with their eldest brother, Prime […]

A question MPs should ask PM Lee on 3 July: will you subject yourself to a COI?

A question MPs should ask PM Lee on 3 July: will you subject yourself to a COI?

Members of Parliament (MPs) will ask Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong many questions on 3 July. It is also expected that PM Lee and his ministers will give a full response to queries. The House, however, suffers from one thing: it is a one-sided Parliament […]

Let’s not twist Lee Kuan Yew’s words – he wanted his house demolished, period

Let’s not twist Lee Kuan Yew’s words – he wanted his house demolished, period

The Government seems to be on a campaign to turn Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s wish about his house into something else. And it is doing so by clutching at straws to shore up its misguided attempts to change what Mr Lee had wanted – the […]

Gov’t should take matter to court and not make insinuations on social media

Gov’t should take matter to court and not make insinuations on social media

The Government has been warning about fake news recently, urging Singaporeans to be more critical and discerning when reading things online. Yet, presently, it is ministers themselves, including the Prime Minister, who are making unsubstantiated allegations against the Prime Minister’s siblings and in-laws, on social […]

Gov’t not been silent on tudung issue but needs to allow public discussion

Gov’t not been silent on tudung issue but needs to allow public discussion

The tudung issue is once again in the spotlight, after Workers’ Party Member of Parliament Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap raised it in Parliament this week. Mr Faisal had also spoken on the issue at last month’s parliamentary sitting. His call, for the government to […]

Ballot secrecy – not so accurate, Mr Chong

Ballot secrecy – not so accurate, Mr Chong

Charles Chong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Punggol East, has written an article in response to a speech by Leon Perera, the Workers’ Party Non-constituency MP. On 2  March, Mr Perera, speaking in Parliament, had asked the government to educate new citizens that their […]