People's Action Party

Type: Organization
Name: People's Action Party
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore$s sling

Singapore’s slingRahul Goswami (COCHINCHINA) / 26 July 2014A prime minister suing a hospital staffer is valued grist to the social media millAMONGST SOUTH-East Asian governments, Singapore’s has the reputation of being most eager to haul critics to the ... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Civil Service must keep national interest in mind

I agree with Mr Devadas Krishnadas that the Civil Service should discharge its duties in the national interest and not those of any political parties. (“Civil Service: Keeping it a success factor”; July 15)The norm of appointing a People’s Action Party ... [Published Today Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dazzling Singapore’s Deep Contradictions

Visitors to Singapore can’t help being dazzled by Asia’s only global city. Marina Bay. Sentosa Island. Botanical Gardens. Temples. Museums. Casinos. Luxury hotels. Shopping on Orchard Road and lots more.But scratching below the surface reveals a system ... [Published The Globalist - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering the 1964 race riots

SINGAPORE: On this day (July 21) 50 years ago, violence erupted in many parts of Singapore. It was the start of what became known as the 1964 race riots.Against the backdrop of political tension between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, more than 20,000 Malays ... [Published XinMsn - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Malay MPs donate $15k to student-led welfare programmes

Malay MPs from the People’s Action Party yesterday donated S$15,000 to three student bodies to fund programmes that help improve the welfare of the community. Their donation is an annual tradition during this holy month of Ramadan. The recipients are: ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore’s Prime Minister Should Drop Lawsuit Against Blogger

In a move that seems to be more appropriate North Korea rather than the gleaming city-state of Singapore, the country’s Prime Minister has launched a massive lawsuit campaign against a blogger that criticized the government’s handling of its Central Provident ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Essays by two late PAP MPs

Sha'ari Tadin: A man who loved learning The late Sha’ari Tadin and Ho See Beng are among the 25 former People’s Action Party Members of Parliament who contributed essays to the book, We Also Served – Reflections Of Singapore Former PAP MPs, launched earlier ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

PAP to mark its 60th year with series of events

SINGAPORE — The People’s Action Party (PAP) is marking its 60th anniversary this year with a series of events, including a commemorative event in November at the Victoria Concert Hall, where the party was launched in 1954.In a statement yesterday, the ... [Published Today Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

No ordinary students club

Johan Saravanamuttu reviews a book on an extraordinary students club in independence-era Singapore which had a profound impact on events on both sides of the causeway.The University Socialist Club and the contest for Malaya:Tangled strands of moderni ... [Published Aliran - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Veteran journalist dies at 80

SINGAPORE – Veteran journalist Ee Boon Lee, whose career spanned print and broadcast journalism, died early yesterday morning at the age of 80.His family said he had been suffering from a blood disorder since early last year. He is survived by his wife, ... [Published Today Online - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

HDB graffiti case: Three also charged with trespassing on MRT rooftop

SINGAPORE – Three of the five teenagers accused of vandalising a Housing and Development Board block in Toa Payohwere charged yesterday with an additional count of criminal trespass on the rooftop of Bishan MRT station.Reagan Tan Chang Zhi, Chay Nam Shen ... [Published Today Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 3 reports

Singapore: Be careful what you say on the Prime Minister’s Facebook Page, or any other place!

______________________________________________________________ IT DOESN’T PAY TO BE RUDE OR VULGAR, OR POST ANYTHING UNTRUE, ON THE PRIME MINISTER’S FACEBOOK PAGE. ITS IS ALSO DANGEROUS TO POST UNTRUTHS ABOUT HIM ON YOUR OWN FACEBOOK PAGE. —– ... [Published weehingthong - May 19 2014]

Quotes

"Turning 60 is a major milestone for us. We have come this far because of the commitment and dedication of our people. So this is a time for us to recognise the hard work and contributions of all our activists,” said Mr Lawrence Wong, Chairman of the Organising Committee."
"It was yet another demonstration of the exponential growth of dynamic businesses in the ACT and region - businesses that have a global outlook and are world-class in the products and services they are offering."
...This focus on home ownership has, in former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew’s words, "give(n) every citizen a stake in the country and its future"
For the Marine Parade GRC, the PAP team led by Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong secured 56.65 percent of the votes, beating Nicole Seah "s National Solidarity Party (NSP) that won 43.35 percent of the votes."

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Southern Cameroons: Manyu Administration Interf... [Published United Nations and Peoples Organisation - Jul 28 2014]
Singapore$s sling [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 26 2014]
Civil Service must keep national interest in mind [Published Today Online - Jul 24 2014]
Singapore Is Becoming A Victim Of Its Own Success [Published Business Insider - Jul 24 2014]
Dazzling Singapore’s Deep Contradictions [Published The Globalist - Jul 24 2014]
Remembering the 1964 race riots [Published XinMsn - Jul 21 2014]
Malay MPs donate $15k to student-led welfare pr... [Published Asiaone - Jul 18 2014]
Singapore’s Prime Minister Should Drop Lawsuit ... [Published Value Walk - Jul 17 2014]
Essays by two late PAP MPs [Published Asiaone - Jul 14 2014]
PAP to mark its 60th year with series of events [Published Today Online - Jul 11 2014]
No ordinary students club [Published Aliran - Jul 11 2014]
People's Action Party unveils 60th anniversary ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 11 2014]
What Makes An Asian Tiger? Singapore's Unlikely... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 10 2014]
Immigration Policy Is Not Binary [Published National Review - Jul 08 2014]
Veteran journalist dies at 80 [Published Today Online - Jul 06 2014]
Just compensation for civil servants [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 28 2014]
Singapore gay rights rally to carry on despite ... [Published Malay Mail - Jun 28 2014]
HDB graffiti case: Three also charged with tres... [Published Today Online - Jun 27 2014]
Additional charges for Toa Payoh HDB vandals [Published Today Online - Jun 27 2014]
Postcard from Singapore: a key to Canberra's fu... [Published Canberra Times - Jun 26 2014]
Bringing national service up to date [Published Asiaone - Jun 25 2014]
Integration out of reach as long as we live apart [Published BDlive - Jun 24 2014]
Can Singapore change under Lee Hsien Loong? [Published Singapore Democrats - Jun 24 2014]
A Singaporean's Open Letter that Became Viral: ... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 18 2014]
Singapore: Be careful what you say on the Prime... [Published weehingthong - May 19 2014]
Be careful what you say on the Singapore Prime ... [Published weehingthong - May 19 2014]
Singapore PM demands apology from blogger [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - May 19 2014]
World News Quick Take [Published Taipei Times Online - May 15 2014]
The long arms of the law [Published Anwar Ibrahim - May 14 2014]
They sound SO Singaporean! That’s the PAP Youth... [Published weehingthong - May 12 2014]
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A Singaporean's Open Letter that Became Viral: ... [Published Global Voices Online - Jun 18 2014]
From the website of Catherine Lim Popular Southeast Asian novelist and Singapore-based writer Catherine Lim wrote an open letter addressed to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong bemoaning the decline of public trust in the government. The letter became ...
Singapore: Be careful what you say on the Prime... [Published weehingthong - May 19 2014]
______________________________________________________________ IT DOESN’T PAY TO BE RUDE OR VULGAR, OR POST ANYTHING UNTRUE, ON THE PRIME MINISTER’S FACEBOOK PAGE. ITS IS ALSO DANGEROUS TO POST UNTRUTHS ABOUT HIM ON YOUR OWN FACEBOOK PAGE. —– ...
Be careful what you say on the Singapore Prime ... [Published weehingthong - May 19 2014]
_________________________________________________ IT DOESN’T PAY TO BE RUDE OR VULGAR, OR POST ANYTHING UNTRUE, ON THE PRIME MINISTER’S FACEBOOK PAGE. Public Figure Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s Facebook page is maintained by the Prime Minister’s ...
The long arms of the law [Published Anwar Ibrahim - May 14 2014]
The Economist Across Asia, judges are having too much say in politics AFTER nearly three years, Yingluck Shinawatra’s stint as prime minister of Thailand drew this week to its inevitable close. The end came not with the bang of a people-power revolution ...
They sound SO Singaporean! That’s the PAP Youth... [Published weehingthong - May 12 2014]
____________________________________________________________ ROBOTIC? More like TOO SINGAPOREAN! — This video showing members of the youth wing of the ruling People’s Action Party trying to drum up passion for public service has been slammed by ...
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