Lee Hsien Loong

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  • Integrated Resorts: Two Sides of a Coin

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    newsletter to a feature-packed bimonthly magazine. This article is about one of the most anticipated and talked about new developments in Singapore since its approval in 2005 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong - The idea of “Integrated Resorts” (IR) Lifting a 40-year-old ban on gambling, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the country’s decision to allow operation of not one, but two new casinos. The policy overturned the strict anti-gambling rules put in place

  • Civil Liberties. Singapore Suffers From Several Constraints

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    vital in order to ensure that their constituents hear their concerns. Voices of the opposing members questioned if parliament seats were being held by enough minority races. To ensure that ethnic minorities have a voice in parliament, Prime Minister Loong announced that a minimum of twelve opposition MPs, including NCMPs will be increased for the next election. In addition, to make way for the additional single seats in parliament, GRCs seats will continue to be reduced. These changes are amongst

  • Villains In The Media Analysis

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    Blenkin writes, ‘Australia offers vast open spaces for training… Shoalwater alone is more than six times the area of Singapore.’ Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the cation will create opportunities for joint training and enhancing the armed forces. Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull states that Australia’s strategic partnership with Singapore would generate economic benefits in Northern and

  • Reflection Essay: What Is Social Cohesion?

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    Assignment on Social Cohesion What is Social Cohesion; it can be first defined by splitting the 2 words up. Social's root meaning is the word 'net' which is from Hebrew and Latin. Whereas Cohesion is defined by the Oxford dictionary as "The action or fact of forming a United whole". Hence, once you combine both words social cohesion is essentially a interconnecting net that moves as a one body. With the definition of Social Cohesion defined as above us now tackle the Question: "Singapore restricts

  • Reflection Of The Movie Tanjong Rhu

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    homosexuality remains a controversial issue with regards to the wider population as ‘Singapore is not an entirely liberated city yet’ (Oswin, 2008). There exist a grey area between coercion and consent towards the homosexuals in Singapore. On one hand, PM Lee encourages the ‘live and let live attitude’ during the 2014 parliamentary debate regarding the Section 337A Penal Code. On the other hand, he insisted that the sodomy law should remain to ensure that ‘homosexuals do not set the tone for Singapore society’

  • Foreigners & Singapore

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    Examine the impact that foreigners have on Singapore. In Singapore, there has been a rise in the number of foreigners over the last few years. Foreigners, who include highly skilled professionals, lowly skilled workers, and even foreign students negative impact brought about by them. Foreigners are considered to be a double-edged sword by many Singaporeans. The impact that foreigners have on Singapore can be classified in terms of education, economic, social and political impact. Increasing

  • Leadership and Power Tactics from Ho Ching

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    Leadership and Power Tactics from Ho Ching “The Prime Minister’s Powerful Better Half” is an article about a powerful women named Ho Ching, the Chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings. This summary will provide responses to questions about Ho Ching’s influence based on this week’s reading materials. It will explain whether or not Ho Ching is an influential leader, what types of tactics she uses to influence others based on a portion of her speech, and list her sources of power and characterize

  • What Is The Theme Of Tanjong Rhu

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    The film Tanjong Rhu by Boo Junfeng is a recount of the notorious arrest of twelve gay men in an entrapment exercise in 1993. Being a conservative society, Singapore has meted out harsh punishments against the Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender (LGBT) community. ‘Singaporeans are [also] disallowed from even speaking in public places about homosexual-related issues” (Oswin, 2008). This essay not only seeks to analyze this film, but also, use the Gramscian theory of hegemony to examine the challenges

  • Analysis Of Tianjin Eco City Project

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    about by cooperation between China and Singapore, aiming for a responds to challenges the urban development has caused. Its aim is to be an example for the future improvement of the metropolis creation and performance; Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao made an statement for a “A thriving city which is socially harmonious, environmentally-friendly and resource-efficient – a model for sustainable development”. The Eco-City project is estimated to be concluded in

  • To examine how the socio-economic status of the Malays corresponds to their political

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    government’s claims of the Malays are not marginalised needs to be taken with a pinch of salt. On the other hand, Dr Mahathir’s accusation of Singapore deliberately marginalising the Malays also cannot be taken too seriously, as it was in retaliation to Lee Kuan Yew’s antagonistic comments. There may be some element of truth in saying that the Malays are marginalised, but it remains to be seen if it was

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