Experiencing Singapore- From Israel

by Kenneth Yeo Kenneth Yeo in Israel. I am currently on an overseas exchange programme in Israel, particularly because of my interest in defence, security, and unconventional threats, which Israel is quite well-known for its research on. Israel draws close parallels to Singapore – a small nation state, without natural resources, and made up of immigrants. The relationship between both countries extends over 50 years ago, when Singapore gained independence and needed support to establish its’ military.....

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Henry Kwek announced motion on elderly issues

Henry Kwek with Secretary-General Lee Hsien Loong, PAP.SG Chairperson Halimah Yacob and former MPs. Nee Soon GRC MP Kwek Hian Chuan Henry will introduce a Parliamentary motion on issues related to the elderly. This was revealed at a PAP.SG (PAP Seniors Group) event on the 1st of July. At the event, Party Secretary-General and PM Lee Hsien Loong singled out first-term MPs like Henry Kwek who are advocating the interests of the elderly. Organising Chairman of the event,....

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What’s the dispute about?

SPEECH BY ER DR LEE BEE WAH, MP FOR NEE SOON GRC, AT THE SPECIAL SITTING ON 38 OXLEY ROAD HOUSE IN PARLIAMENT ON 3 JULY 2017 Madam Speaker, First of all, I wish to thank the Prime Minister for his courageous and open approach to this matter by calling for the House to debate the issues raised. I note that the dispute has been covered in the international press, including the unproven allegations about PM and our system.....

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8 quotes from DPM Teo Chee Hean’s speech

1. Singapore and Singaporeans can justifiably be proud of the hard-earned reputation and long track record of integrity of our Public Service. We are recognised for our record of integrity by Transparency International and by the World Economic Forum and IMD in their rankings on Global Competitiveness for the transparency and efficiency of our public institutions. This is a key pillar of Government that Mr Lee Kuan Yew and our pioneer leaders have built.   2.....

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