People's Action Party

Type: Organization
Name: People's Action Party
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why not a second term?

The 1987 Constitution provides that the president and vice president should be elected by direct vote of the people for a term of six years beginning at noon of June 30 following the day of the election and ending at noon of the same date six years later. ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Supper with Alex Yam

It may be one of the longest continuously ruling political parties in the world but Alex Yam,the head honcho of internal communications for the People’s Action Party (PAP), says it can’t be stuck in the past, but must evolve. ... [Published Straits Times Razor TV - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Singapore’s fight against the 3Cs

Many in our pioneer generation remember World War II, as we had lived through a harrowing three years and eight months in the early 1940s under Japanese Occupation. The war hardened the will of a new generation of leaders in Malaya and Singapore to end ... [Published Today Online - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Many stories, one resilient nation

People’s narratives of triumph in the past bear telling and retelling in celebration.SINGAPORE: It’s that time of year when red and white are in the air and you’re faced with a choice of whether to hunt down your national flag (if you had one) or to part ... [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey election: Who will triumph and where is Turkey headed politically?

On Sunday August 10 the Turkish people will take to the polls in the country's first presidential elections. The post used to be largely ceremonial and chosen by parliament. But prime minister Erdogan who is widely expected to win said that if he become's ... [Published Voice of Russia - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Singapore adopts citizens-first rules on job recruitment

New hiring rules favoring Singaporeans took effect yesterday as part of measures aimed at addressing citizens’ complaints about foreigners “stealing jobs” from them.Singapore-based companies needing professional workers now have to advertise on an online ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 01 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 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 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 - 1 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 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]

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In a statement, he said: "A president elected by the people cannot be like the previous ones. As the head of the executive the president uses all his constitutional powers. If I am elected I will use all of them, I won't be a president by protocol."

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Why not a second term? [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 17 2014]
Supper with Alex Yam [Published Straits Times Razor TV - Aug 15 2014]
Singapore’s fight against the 3Cs [Published Today Online - Aug 10 2014]
Many stories, one resilient nation [Published thestar.com.my - Aug 10 2014]
How To Boost Spain’s Business Presence In Singa... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 09 2014]
Turkey election: Who will triumph and where is ... [Published Voice of Russia - Aug 08 2014]
Monkey Cage: And the winner of Turkey’s preside... [Published Washington Post - Aug 08 2014]
Singapore adopts citizens-first rules on job re... [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 01 2014]
Singapore new hiring rules give citizens first ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 01 2014]
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]
Just compensation for civil servants [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 28 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]
Riot glare on Singapore workers [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 11 2013]
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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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