Tag Archive: parliament

Flashback 1988: Definition of Malay Was Debated In Parliament (In The Context Of GRC System)

The issue on the definition of Malay was debated earlier in Parliament (in the context of the GRC system) back in 1988. It was an exchange involving Goh Chok Tong, Chiam See Tong and Ahmad Mattar.   Part of the…
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Commentary: 38 Oxley Is Not The Address Of Singapore

38 Oxley is Not the Address of Singapore After a noisy 2 days in Parliament the matter of Singapore’s Founding Prime Minister’s Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s home at 38 Oxley Road will now be settled through private channels among his…
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Pritam Singh: In The Interest Of Fairness, Let Lee Wei Ling And Lee Hsien Yang Speak In Parliament Too

Some Singaporeans have asked about Parliamentary Select Committees. What are they? Parliament hosts powers to appoint Select Committees of MPs to look at issues in depth, including calling for evidence and summoning witnesses if necessary. My WP colleagues and I…
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Local Author Tells Lee Wei And Lee Hsien Yang What To Do To To Gain Upper Hand In OxLee Drama

What LWL and LHY should’ve done: 1. Leak a huge cache of documents to WikiLeaks. It must contain stuff relating to 38 Oxley Road but also rubbish like birth certs. 2. Anonymously inform The Guardian about the leak. Add that…
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In History Of Presidencies, Colour Blind Reality Of The Ordinary Singaporean Is The One Factual Highlight

A letter from Patrick Low on the Elected President. Dear Fellow Singaporeans Comes September 2017 we may be going to the polls to elect our 8th President reserved for the Malay race only. Notwithstanding the constitutionaI amendments passed in Parliament…
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