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Singapore Parliament

Several Bills were introduced on Monday (Apr 13), including the Unmanned Aircraft (Public Safety and Security) Bill and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (Amendment) Bill. PM Lee Hsien Loong also addressed the issue of his father's home at Oxley Road.

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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