Tag Archive: Ong Ye Kung

SDP: Just Whom Is The PAP’s Education Policy Serving

When he was Minister of State for Education, Dr Ng Eng Hen said that “Our universities must become engines of growth for our economy.” In 2012, Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang reinforced this point saying that our…
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Damanhuri Abas: Minister’s Flawed Arguments Must Not Be Allowed To Perpetuate

The flawed argument from a Minister must not go unchallenged. It is a betrayal of our collective intelligence for simplistic logic to be given public space with no rebuttal. At the very least, a fact-check is warranted. After all, he…
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Ong Ye Kung: Multi-Party Democracy Is Not The Way Forward For Singapore

Speaking at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) conference, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung warned that democracy would ruin Singapore, and claimed that his ruling party is Singapore’s success formula and that having opposition parties impedes decision-making. “The Republic’s formula…
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Ministers Should Not Take Usage Of Public Amenities For Granted

The following is a letter from one of our readers, Maran Velayan. — I refer to your article, ‘Resident dismayed that “VIP Minister” Grace Fu parked her car in reserved spot’ (http://theindependent.sg/resident-dismayed-that-vip-minister-grace-fu-parked-her-car-in-reserved-spot). According to the article, the resident expressed dismay…
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