Fwd: You'll Think The Opposition Doesn't Exist
- The Optical
The following links are to the Parliamentary Debates Official Reports
when parliament sat on 28 Aug 2003 & 29 Aug 2003. The documents are
in PDF format.
TheOptical would like to direct your attention to the speeches made
by Low Thia Khiang, Opposition MP (Workers' Party) for Hougang, and
Chiam See Tong, Opposition MP (S'pore Peoples' Party) for Potong
Pasir. Both spoke in the debate on Retuning the CPF.
It should be obvious to one and all why we are asking you to read
these two speeches.
We have been BOMBARDED by the local media as to what the PAP MPs and
Ministers had to say but almost no substantial coverage on what the
Opposition MPs said in the debate on Retuning the CPF.
Furthermore, when you do read these mostly biased media reports,
you'll notice opinions/views are not sought from individuals like J B
Jeyaretnam, Dr Chee Soon Juan, James Gomez and other non-PAP
politicians as well as political activists and/or observers.
Apparently, the bullshit is that only PAP MPs, Ministers and those
closely connected to them care what happens to Singapore and it's
That's local broadcast and print journalism for you on such major
issues as the Retuning of the CPF.
For Chiam See Tong's 28 Aug'03 speech on pages 78 to 82 please go to:
As for Low Thia Khiang's 29 Aug'03 speech on pages 23 to 32 please go
Source of parliament reports:
THE OPTICAL, Singapore
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on Singapore either directly or indirectly. The Optical is not
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