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What makes a good MP

Recent conversations have made me re-evaluate what makes a good Member of Parliament.

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Tin Pei Ling: A young politician needs thick skin

In the 2011 General Election, Ms Tin Pei Ling received some of the harshest criticisms levelled at candidates. Then aged 27, she was deemed too young, inexperienced and lacking in substance. She was mocked...

Of matching shirts and durian treats

For those wondering about the matching batik shirts that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysia counterpart Najib Razak wore when they opened a fruit bazaar last Wednesday, here’s the story behind...

Singapore hopes to work with new India government: PM Lee

Singapore hopes to work with India in the areas of urban and port development, water and sewage projects, as well as education and training, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday night.

Celebrate all workers regardless of how far they go

My sister graduated from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), and now works as a waitress.

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Aug 29, 2014 09:04 PM

Of matching shirts and durian treats

For those wondering about the matching batik shirts that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysia counterpart Najib Razak wore when they opened a fruit bazaar last Wednesday, here’s the story behind their co-ordinated look.

Aug 23, 2014 03:31 PM

Singapore hopes to work with new India government: PM Lee

Singapore hopes to work with India in the areas of urban and port development, water and sewage projects, as well as education and training, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday night.

Aug 17, 2014 11:27 PM

3 questions and answers on the Minimum Sum and retirement

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) Minimum Sum will be raised one more time, to $161,000 next year. But after that, there will be no more major increases, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech on Sunday night. Here are three things about the Minimum Sum and...

Aug 17, 2014 11:04 PM

PM Lee pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew's former driver

Mr Rahmat Yusak, who died two weeks ago aged 95, helped in his own way to drive Singapore forward.

Aug 17, 2014 10:25 PM

PM Lee on changes to CPF, emphasis on skills, and honouring pioneers

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced significant changes to the Central Provident Fund (CPF) at his annual National Day Rally on Aug 17.

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Tin Pei Ling: A young politician needs thick skin

In the 2011 General Election, Ms Tin Pei Ling received some of the harshest criticisms levelled at candidates. Then aged 27, she was deemed too young, inexperienced and lacking in substance. She was mocked for owning a Kate Spade handbag. She was shrugged off as having entered politics via her...

Low Yen Ling: Why I write love notes to my two young boys

Since entering politics in 2011, Chua Chu Kang GRC MP Low Yen Ling, 40, has been taking on one new responsibility after another. The mother of two young sons was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development last year, added the Culture, Community and Youth portfolio in...

 

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