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CFE Rehashed Old Rhetoric, Ignores Dangers Facing Singapore

The following is a Press Release by the Singapore Democratic Party:  As expected, the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) Report released yesterday is long on rhetoric but woefully lacking in bold and aggressive measures to tackle the serious problems that confront Singapore. The rise of anti-globalisation sentiment especially in Western economies, the imminent threats…

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Dr. Chee: Another one thick on tired rhetoric?

If Mr Ong Ye Kung’s briefing on the soon-to-be-released Committee of Future Economy (CFE) report is anything to go by, it looks like another one thick on tired rhetoric. He said: One, Singapore has to identify areas of future growth like trade, its airport and seaport, and the digital economy. (Haven’t we been doing these…

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SDP: For Singapore’s future survival, multi-party system must replace one-party rule

By: Singapore Democrats Education Minister (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung’s suggestion that the PAP’s continued one-party rule is the best course for Singapore’s future is at complete odds with reality. It is precisely the lack of a democratic, checks-and-balance system that has gotten the country into the current sorry state of affairs in the first place. More…

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Minister Ong: Singapore’s success was due to a one-party system

Speaking at the Institute of Policy Studies’ (IPS) Singapore Perspectives conference, joint Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said that Singapore’s success was largely due to a one party system and the republic would not have come so far if it had a multi-party system. Citing examples such as Obama’s Affordable Care Act and the Trans-Pacific…