Monday, 30 May 2016
Action speaks louder than words. Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State for Communications and Information, and Health tells Petir that policies must be complemented by and demonstrated through action.
The man whom The Straits Times once described as someone who chooses his words "with care" reveals that he is not above a fight when it comes to backing his staff and doing the right thing by them.
In his former job as Chief Executive of the Energy Market Authority (EMA), Mr Chee Hong Tat has had to regularly confront unhappy licensees who opposed regulatory measures from EMA to safeguard Singapore's energy security and protect consumers' interests. These included having an enforcement team to monitor anti-competitive pricing behaviours and conduct spot-checks with just 30 minutes advance notice; and stricter rules and stiffer penalties to ensure licensees keep up their maintenance and operational readiness.
Ms Rahayu Mahzam talks about the energy in her constituency, and how she is grateful for having a "Tiger mum".
With Singapore facing an ageing population, more need to be done to help those suffering from severe age-old disabilities and also their families.
Chairperson of the Women’s Wing Minister Grace Fu said that, “Women have an important role to play in building the future of Singapore and the PAP Women’s Wing. We believe strongly in enabling women’s participation in the political discourse over a broad range of issues.”
President Tony Tan said that good politics and leadership will enable the Government to focus on key areas in the challenging post-SG50 years.
Singapore must have good policies and good politics that will enable the country to prosper and progress over the next 50 years, says PM Lee.
PAP MPs slam WP’s manoeuvring to fill NCMP seat.
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Chan Chun Sing said that while the PAP wants to see the third NCMP seat filled, what was troubling was the manoeuvering by the WP.