Tag Archive: Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Michael D Barr: Singapore’s Government Embroiled In Domestic Crisis Management

Author: Michael D Barr, Flinders University 2017 was a horrible year for Singapore’s government — and for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in particular. It began with an open and vocal stoush with China. Late in 2016 the Chinese government…
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Dr Tan Cheng Bock: “Walkover Troubles Singaporeans”

WALKOVER TROUBLES SINGAPOREANS My congratulations to President-elect Mdm Halimah Yacoob. Today she returned unopposed and will occupy the most controversial presidency in the history of Singapore. I wish her well. Singaporeans are, however, unhappy with the walkover as reported in…
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Halimah Resigns From Speaker Way Before Verdict, Now Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s Appeal Dismissed

Whoever did not expect this outcome must be living under a rock. If not, why would Halimah have resigned before the verdict was announced? Common sense dictates that with resignation of Halimah from Speaker of Parliament and MP even before…
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