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Lee Kuan Yew long knew the value of tripartite partnerships

The labour disputes often seen in other countries, where worker strikes and employer distrust ultimately hurt ordinary people, were not for our founding Prime Minister Mr Lee Kuan Yew.   It was a pragmatic viewpoint stemming from Mr Lee’s l ...
24 August 2023
4 mins read

Petir Explains: How the Govt brings down recidivism rate

It was, as the photos show, a grey and stormy morning at Changi Prison three Sundays (Sept 23) ago. But our Party’s leaders — Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Communications and Information Joseph ...
16 October 2022
5 mins read

Petir explains: Why repeal Section 377A now?

In case you missed it, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said during his National Day Rally speech that Singapore will repeal Section 377A of the Penal Code and also amend Constitution to protect marriage from legal challenges. Here, Petir.sg explains t ...
24 August 2022
2 mins read