Monthly Archives: October 2010

Month: October 2010 ELECTION ISSUES: Open-Door Immigration & High Cost of Homes

by See Leong Kit [ Letter was rejected/censored for publication by our pro-PAP (instead of pro-Singapore) Mainstream Media ] I refer to your report “Cut ties to Singapore and lose your right to own land” (TODAY Oct 20). As a 60-something educated Singaporean, I empathise with the rightful concerns of younger Singaporeans over the two related issues of immigration and

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Month: October 2010 Nourishing the People

By Dr Wong Wee Nam 26 October 2010 “Virtue is seen in the goodness of the government, and the government is tested by its nourishing of the people.” Yu the Great 禹曰:“於!帝念哉!德惟善政,政在养民。 Mr. Lim Swee Say, Minister without Portfolio and chief of the National Trade Union Congress, once said publicly that when he looked at his Central Provident Statement, he

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Month: October 2010 ELECTION ISSUE: Sky-high HDB Flat Prices

by See Leong Kit 22 Oct 2010 [ Letter was rejected for publication by our PAP-manipulated Mainstream Media to hide the truth from Singapore Voters before the General Elections.] I refer to the commentary  “Buying a flat? Choose wisely” (TODAY Oct 15) by National Development Minister Mah Bow Tan. The following two fundamental issues have not been addressed by the

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Month: October 2010 Football legend Dollah Kassim passes away

Football legend Dollah Kassim has passed away at the age of 61. He had been in a coma since last October when he sustained an injury due to a lack of oxygen to his brain after a heart attack. Nicknamed the ‘Gelek King’ for his extraordinary dribbling skills, one of Dollah Kassim’s glorious moments included helping Singapore to a 6-0

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Month: October 2010 Desmond Lim responds to ST’s and Zaobao’s reports

Response to Straits Times article “Chiam wants to oust ex-protege from top post”, (by Kor Kian Beng & Tessa Wong) 12 October 2010 I wish to respond to the article in The Straits Times, as mentioned above. This is to clarify several omissions and even mis-representations in this report, which may have inadvertently come from mis-informed, and thus unreliable, sources.

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Month: October 2010 Chiam seeks to remove Desmond Lim to pave way for RP’s entry into SDA

(Summarized from New Asia Republic) In order to facilitate the entry of the Reform Party (RP) into the Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA), Mr Chiam See Tong, Secretary-General of the Singapore People’s Party (SPP), decided recently that Mr Desmond Lim should be replaced as the Secretary-General of the SDA. However, this decision is subjected to approval by the Supreme Executive Council

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Month: October 2010 Eulogies in celebration of Mdm Kwa Geok Choo’s life

Eulogies in celebration of Madam Kwa Geok Choo’s life were delivered at a private funeral service at Mandai Crematorium on Wednesday evening. Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew delivered the first eulogy. He said: “My grief at her passing cannot be expressed in words. But today, when recounting our lives together, I would like to celebrate her life.” Mr Lee also

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Month: October 2010 Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim pay respects to Kwa Geok Choo

On Tuesday, Mr Low Thia Khiang, MP for Hougang, and Ms Sylvia Lim, NCMP, also paid their last respects to Mdm Kwa Geok Choo. On Wednesday, a private funeral will take place at Mandai Crematorium. The cortege of Mdm Kwa will leave Sri Temasek, at the Istana, at about 4pm, and her casket will be borne on a ceremonial gun

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Month: October 2010 NSP members pay respects to Kwa Geok Choo

Personal statement from NSP Secretary-General Mr Goh Meng Seng dated 04 October 2010: I visited the Wake of Mrs. Lee Kuan Yew today to offer my deepest condolences and sympathy to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Given a short statement to Radio 95.8 on the importance of the support of a capable spouse, a

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