The long-running AHTC saga coming to a close

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Today is the day (November 9, 2022) when the judgment is released. Although the Town Councillors and Employees involved may have acted in good faith, there was neither an adequate nor an independent safeguard in AHTC’s approval process for disbursing payments to FMSS and FMSI. The court found that the members and senior employees of […]

Singapore’s political contestation will continue, likely to intensify

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Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong spoke at the annual public service leadership ceremony on November 1, 2022. In his opening speech, he highlighted that the Public Service played a pivotal role in keeping Singaporeans safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, from keeping borders, checkpoints, hospitals, and vaccination centers running smoothly to reaching out to households and businesses to […]

All surpluses are given back to Singaporeans in different forms: Lawrence Wong

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When WP Jamus Lim wrote in a Facebook post that ‘the government must not make money while citizens suffer’ he was just doing what an Opposition MP usually does, using emotive language to paint the government in a negative light even when it is not true. Thus he looks with glee upon the surpluses the […]

WP Leon Perera promises to monitor population growth and speak up if necessary

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Lately, the WP MPs appear keen to revive divisive issues. From Jamus to Leon Perera, they have made Facebook posts on particular issues they said were raised by ‘residents’. Leon Perera posted on population growth and said that they would monitor the growth and speak up if necessary. Population White Paper debate in Feb 2013 […]