POLITICS

LOW THIA KHIANG: SG'S SUCCESS WAS NOT BECAUSE OF PAP'S ONE PARTY RULE

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 March 2015 - 7:11pm

Opposition Leader Low Thia Khiang gave a speech today in Parliament during the tribute to Lee Kuan Yew. Speaking in Mandarin, he praised Mr Lee for his achievements but he also reminded the house that there were several Singaporeans who were sacrificed in the nation building process and our success was not because of the PAP's one party rule. 


PLEASE CALL FOR A BY-ELECTION IN TANJONG PAGAR GRC

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 March 2015 - 10:57pm

Dear TRS, Most Singaporeans' eyes are misty from tears after the passing of a most revered leader.As a colossus of a man has just passed leaving an emptiness in our hearts , we should not forget the void that he has left in his Tanjong Pagar GRC too. This was the man who had stood bravely and fought seemingly monumental political battles in his ward and won them bravely.


DR GOH KENG SWEE: ARCHITECT OF OUR ECONOMIC, DEFENCE AND EDUCATION POLICIES

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 March 2015 - 9:39pm

The passing of Dr Goh Keng Swee (1918- 2010), who laid the foundation stones of Singapore’s economy and defence forces, has left the nation without one of its most well respected citizens. NAS expresses its deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Dr Goh Keng Swee, and pays tribute to Dr Goh for his central role in establishing the Oral History Unit within NAS in 1979. 


NSP STATEMENT ON NURSING CARE FOR SICK AND ELDERLY SINGAPOREANS

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 March 2015 - 3:16pm

1. The National Solidarity Party (“NSP”) believes in building families with strong ties and a nation with strong moral values. 2. In the Sunday Times dated 15 March 2015, a troubling report appeared with the headline“Singaporeans sick and elderly pack Johor Bahru nursing homes”. 


SDP: MEDISHIELD LIFE – A LEAKY GREEN UMBRELLA

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 March 2015 - 3:19pm

The Government has taken a step in the right direction by implementing MediShield Life, a national health insurance scheme that is both universal (covers everybody) and comprehensive (covers all illnesses). No longer will anyone be denied coverage due to old age, pre-existing illness, congenital conditions or mental illness. 


LIM CHIN SIONG VS LEE KUAN YEW: THE TRUE AND SHOCKING HISTORY

THEREALSINGAPORE 19 March 2015 - 8:13pm

Part I: Our man 08 Jul 07 "The men who led Singapore to self-government and independence were swift to produce an authorized version of their struggle…,” historian T N Harper observes, "it began with Lee Kuan Yew's dramatic broadcasts as Prime Minister on Radio Malaya in 1961. 


WEAK EXPORTS CONFIRM WE WERE RIGHT TO CALL FOR A STIMULUS PACKAGE LAST YEAR

THEREALSINGAPORE 18 March 2015 - 11:57am

The latest figures for non-oil domestic exports were extremely weak and signal that GDP growth is likely to be weaker than the MAS’s projection for this year of 2-4%. They fell by 9.7% in February compared with the same month last year. As non-oil domestic exports comprise about 40% of GDP, it is likely that the economy will enter a recession later this year if the trend is confirmed (though on the past track record one cannot rule out further manipulation of the figures by the Statistics Department).


"BETTER TO HAVE ANYBODY ELSE OTHER THAN CHEE SOON JUAN"

THEREALSINGAPORE 17 March 2015 - 7:39pm

Thinker, Teacher, Rebel, Why? Portraits of Chee Soon Juan is a new book written by several authors about Dr Chee Soon Juan to counter the decades of PAP smear campaign against the SDP leader. One of the contributors, Ms Constance Singam, wrote in her chapter that during the 2001 elections,


"THEY GIVE OUT IN FRONT AND THEN PLUCK BACK FROM BEHIND!”

THEREALSINGAPORE 16 March 2015 - 7:47pm

The SDP visited families living in one-room flats in Marsiling yesterday to spread a message of empowerment and hope to lower-income families. An indication of the difficulties of these families were clearly demonstrated by the fact that several of these units had paint splashed on their gates and doors – a clear sign of the prevalence of illegal loan sharks. 


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