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Singapore Parliament

On Monday (Feb 23), Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam delivered Budget 2015 that focuses on building Singapore's future. Questions on the operating costs of public transport operators and public sector projects were also answered in Parliament.

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"Out of touch" politician is a lost cause: Sitoh Yih Pin

Singapore Parliament

Potong Pasir MP Sitoh Yih Pin described an "out of touch" politician. The label gives the impression that one is lacking in empathy and is a euphemism for elitism. Once a politician is seen to be elitist and lacking in empathy, people cannot see themselves having an engaging relationship with him which is based on mutual understanding and respect.           

03 Mar 2014