High Court dismisses Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s constitutional challenge

Dr Tan Cheng Bock

The High Court has today (7 July) dismissed the constitutional challenge mounted by Dr Tan Cheng Bock.

Dr Tan had filed a constitutional challenge to the upcoming reserved Presidential Election in May this year, arguing that the Presidential Election in 2017 (PE2017) should not be a reserved one as President Ong Teng Cheong, not President Wee Kim Wee should be counted as Singapore’s first properly, popularly elected President.

A reserved election is for a candidate from a particular racial community to stand, if there has not been a president from that particular racial community for five consecutive terms.

With Justice Quentin Loh’s decision, the upcoming PE 2017 will be reserved for Malay candidates.

Dr Tan has until Wednesday to appeal against Justice Loh’s decision.

 

 

 

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44 Responses to “High Court dismisses Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s constitutional challenge”

  • Amos humiliate L*L and PAP:

    Not surprised. This was as predictable as the wayang in Parliament on July 3. High Court probably decided Wee Kim Wee was in substance an EP because he had powers on the reserves. Whether he would have used it against PAP the party that appointed him to the post is another matter and relevant. But “relevance” does not apply. Just look at how LHL (the accused) dismissed the evidence (“smoking guns”) made public by his siblings. The accused decided there was no evidence and acquitted himself. Have you seen anything more ridiculous than this? The entire world is laughing at Singapore AND Singaporeans. LKY was right. Singaporeans are indeed daft.

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  • Thank u Dr Tan:

    Altho predicted5, we thank dr tcb for his efforts n speaking out for us all..
    You are still a winner in our eyes.

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  • Where's heaven's eyes:

    Better start worrying for our future generation. It’s all about one man’s words, one man’s desire now.

    This country is surely going to the dogs.

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  • OneManSystem:

    Wee Kim wee(former journalist) did not have the financial background( part of criteria) to fulfil the call of duty. We all know his job was to carry babies and had photos session.

    In any case, we all know none elected dare to act on his own ( asking for trouble if you do) or without specific directive or approval from PM( and his personal lawyer)

    Put it simply, his job is just to carry babies and parrot after his boss.

    By now, we should know we are not all equal before the law.

    One man rules all

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  • PAP has the mandate:

    What does Dr TCB expect? Unless, the Judge is an independent like from the Queen Court, nothing is going to change. They are all part of PAP State Organ…..ahahahahah…even a piece of black paper, they will twist and turn it into white…hhahahhhhah

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  • ForPeaceOnEarth:

    The way out or salvation?

    The father instruction is to demolish the house.

    One is a symbol the other the beast. Demolish it

    The Father’s will be done on earth as in heaven

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  • BuyMeBakKutTeh:

    Mr Tan… please appeal. LHY n LWL… please keep on revealing evidents… spore is in your hands.

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  • PAP rule of law in SG:

    Was it any surprise? Did we all not expect that outcome? What would happen to them if they had ruled against the PAP?

    Is their fate and rice bowl at the mercy of the powers that be?

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  • Tatman:

    All thanks to the shameless opportunist Tan Jee Say for contesting in the PE2011!!

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  • Payout:

    You guys enjoyed the sibling rivalry show shiok anot? Kena charade and now kena denied what really matters.

    Love for country or love for family drama?

    Idiots.

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  • LIONS:

    so,this coming EP ELECTION will not be a DEMOCRATIC VOTE ,per se?

    its all framed up,how can it be democratic voting then???

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  • Aspiring Historian:

    The Era of Tyranny Has Begun

    Meritocracy led to Elitism;
    Elitism led to Cronyism;
    Cronyism led to Nepotism;
    Nepotism led to Despotism; and finally,
    Despotism led to Tyranny.
    The Era of Tyranny has begun,

    Without us knowing it,
    Though lurking in the dark:
    Think of Roy and Amos,
    If you didn’t get it then.
    Have you got it now?
    If yes, good for you.

    Wtih the Whiter-than-White
    All standing tall;
    Self-Cleansing,
    Self-Praising,
    Self-Honouring,
    Self-Condescending.

    Self as Accused,
    Self as Witness,
    Self as Evidence,
    Self as Prosecutor,
    Self as Jury,
    Self as Judge,

    Not in Kangaroos’ Court
    But in the Sacred Parliament
    With 81 King’s horses and men,
    Robotic, Subservient, Obedient,
    Drunk by Power till senseless,
    Faculty of reason is gone.

    Decorum and Respect gone.
    Ethics and Moral also gone.
    Code of Conduct never heard.
    Did their very best;
    Did their damnest best,
    Did what they do best.

    Led by the Oldest in the Pack
    Of wolves, foxes, hyenas,
    Snakes, sharks and vampires;
    Plus one crocodile that cries.
    These beasts know only one thing:
    Devour the weak and Protect the King

    Siblings, brother, sister or not,
    From same mother’s womb or not,
    From same father’s sperm or not,
    From same The First Family or not,
    And for Singapore or not.
    Attack, attack, attack …..

    These beasts’ ferocity
    Shown with fangs displayed
    In full International View,
    Orchestrated behind the scene,
    Shown their decadence
    Of character and substance.

    Yes, whip has been lifted,
    Yes, howl and scream aloud
    As much as you ever “can”
    Throw you questions at me:
    Strip me, challenge me,
    But no renumeration, no promotion.

    Yes, my whip has been lifted
    High above my head, I mean.
    Ready to bring down hard,
    Upon your head, skin and hide.
    Dare you to question me?
    I know you cowardy minions won’t.

    Shameless and Shameful,
    Graceless and Disgraceful,
    Merciless and Revengeful;
    Pounding and Crying,
    Shouting and Hailing,
    The beasts went on and on.

    As if the World is Empty
    Of people and pinions,
    As if the World is a Stage
    And they are only actors.
    In Shakespeare’s McBeth,
    Othello, Tempest and Hamlet?

    Or A Mid Summer Night’s Dream,
    All’s Well That Ends Well,
    As You Like It,
    Measure for Measure,
    The Comedy of Errors, or
    Love’s Labour ’s Lost?

    Specially written for the Legacy of LKY;
    By Someone, Somewhere, in Cyberspace.
    7 July, 2017. at 7;17 pm. Singapore Time.

    Abedina Austin. Singapore.

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  • Aspiring Historian:

    (Correction to: Aspiring Historian:
    @ July 7, 2017 at 7:18 pm)

    The Era of Tyranny Has Begun

    Meritocracy led to Elitism;
    Elitism led to Cronyism;
    Cronyism led to Nepotism;
    Nepotism led to Despotism; and finally,
    Despotism led to Tyranny.
    The Era of Tyranny has begun,

    Without us knowing it,
    Though lurking in the dark:
    Think of Roy and Amos,
    If you didn’t get it then.
    Have you got it now?
    If yes, good for you.

    Wtih the Whiter-than-White
    All standing tall;
    Self-Cleansing,
    Self-Praising,
    Self-Honouring,
    Self-Condescending.

    Self as Accused,
    Self as Witness,
    Self as Evidence,
    Self as Prosecutor,
    Self as Jury,
    Self as Judge,

    Not in Kangaroos’ Court
    But in the Sacred Parliament
    With 81 King’s horses and men,
    Robotic, Subservient, Obedient,
    Drunk by Power till senseless,
    Faculty of reason is gone.

    Decorum and Respect gone.
    Ethics and Moral also gone.
    Code of Conduct never heard.
    Did their very best;
    Did their damnest best,
    Did what they do best.

    Led by the Oldest in the Pack
    Of wolves, foxes, hyenas,
    Snakes, sharks and vampires;
    Plus one crocodile that cries.
    These beasts know only one thing:
    Devour the weak and Protect the King

    Siblings, brother, sister or not,
    From same mother’s womb or not,
    From same father’s sperm or not,
    From same The First Family or not,
    And for Singapore or not.
    Attack, attack, attack …..

    These beasts’ ferocity
    Shown with fangs displayed
    In full International View,
    Orchestrated behind the scene,
    Shown their decadence
    Of character and substance.

    Yes, whip has been lifted,
    Yes, howl and scream aloud
    As much as you ever “can”
    Throw your questions at me:
    Strip me, challenge me,
    But no renumeration, no promotion.

    Yes, my whip has been lifted
    High above my head, I mean.
    Ready to bring down hard,
    Upon your head, skin and hide.
    Dare you to question me?
    I know you cowardy minions won’t.

    Shameless and Shameful,
    Graceless and Disgraceful,
    Merciless and Revengeful;
    Pounding and Crying,
    Shouting and Hailing,
    The beasts went on and on.

    As if the World is Empty
    Of people and opinions,
    As if the World is a Stage
    And they are only actors.
    In Shakespeare’s McBeth,
    Othello, Tempest and Hamlet?

    Or A Mid Summer Night’s Dream,
    All’s Well That Ends Well,
    As You Like It,
    Measure for Measure,
    The Comedy of Errors, or
    Love’s Labour ’s Lost?

    Oh, yes, I forgot:
    Much Ado About Nothing!

    Specially written for the Legacy of LKY;
    By Someone, Somewhere, in Cyberspace.
    7 July, 2017. at 7;17 pm. Singapore Time.

    Abedina Austin. Singapore.

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  • AGO:

    Now that Singaporeans know who are the top men there after the Parliament hearing on 3 July 2017, many believe Singapore will have problems!

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  • Amos humiliate L*L and PAP:

    I hope TCB is in good health so he can run again in 2022.

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  • CursedHouse:

    The system, the legacy, the beast, the eventual demise of everything just and decent, the famine, the war and death…

    Demolish the house.

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  • 民间有高手:

    我当然悲愤。
    。。。只能以废票表来表达我的不满。

    投票已无意义,哀莫大于心死。。。。。。。

    。。。。。。。。。。。
    。。。。。。。。。。。

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  • rukidding:

    With things like from Personal Fren/Lawyer and later being recommended and become an AG, why am I not surprise ?

    TCB should have done and lodge his case in UK.

    He should long realised that he had made a mistake cause he went into a Kangoroo Cock

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  • my $8 heart bypass:

    Boycott the EP election – spoil your votes to show the PAPIGS what a sham they have put up.

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  • N.Jungne:

    As expected – provoked

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  • Just appeal loh:

    Ah Bock must appeal.
    With 33% each giving him $1, that’s a $million for the legal fees.
    Fight to the highest court.

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  • Change We Must:

    If the PM can own self concluded his innocence of LKY saga in the parliament, the judges have to follow the boss. Their living die die must also be protected.

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  • Laws of the powerful:

    Once you take away the freedom of speech, the free press, the freedom of assembly, trial by jury, all you have left will be the laws of the strong and powerful. Then the strong and powerful will try to perpetuate power, over decades or generations. Trust me, it has happened over and over again. But trust me, it never ends well. For such is human nature, for such is also his innate sense of justice.

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  • Sin:

    It was already written and on the wall

    The wages of Sin is death
    The power of Sin is the law

    The author and the finisher

    (Btw, was anyone humoured by the photo of HL and Xi at G20 meeting?. He looked desperate and nervous(sweaty smile) whereas the other…cunning.)

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  • Amos humiliate L*L and PAP:

    Laws of the powerful:
    Once you take away the freedom of speech, the free press, the freedom of assembly, trial by jury, all you have left will be the laws of the strong and powerful. Then the strong and powerful will try to perpetuate power, over decades or generations. Trust me, it has happened over and over again. But trust me, it never ends well. For such is human nature, for such is also his innate sense of justice.

    Right. It never ends well. It only gets worse. Then might as well let the bloodbath start now. Singaporeans should not get mad. They should get even. Time for talking is over. Time for action.

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  • Amos humiliate L*L and PAP:

    LHL must be happy. Singaporeans can now complain about EP. This should get the heat off him on LKY’s house and his abuse of power and dishonesty. New target for Singaporean anger: High Court.

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  • Amos humiliate L*L and PAP:

    Where's heaven's eyes:
    Better start worrying for our future generation. It’s all about one man’s words, one man’s desire now.

    This country is surely going to the dogs.

    Worrying does not solve problems. Time to act. Only Singaporeans can send the country to the dogs by their apathy and cowardice. PAP is counting on these. It is also not enough to vote against PAP. Must also convince other Singaporeans to do the same.

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  • tcb in dreamland:

    Sorry to see that either tcb is doped since he served in the royal court of Emperor Lee II or he was still in the dreamland with his father just recently confessed by his junior in Parliament. Pathetically he didn’t ecpect the outcome which many ordinary daft citizens have concluded before the verdict. Facts are facts or no facts depending on who is looking at them.

    TCB you have wasted your what you think most contributing of your life. remaining unawared is the most tragic for a professional man. As the Chinese favourite Buddish Taoist saying goes Turn your head and there is the shore. To many you aided the evil, keeping dumb what you confessed of your suspicion when ISA victim including your fellow professionald later was evidence.

    Perhaps you have time to amend. Say loudly whether suspicion or facts what Lee siblings have publicly accused their brother and what GCT has accused the siblings of sabotage and dethroning with vendetta. Do not wait until u r in the coffin for then you are as Amos said a horrible man is dead and truely u havre used up all the time available to redeem your soul.

    Comtemplate hard. Have you done what you have sworn on oath that you wpuld. OR remain always a loser. As GKS commented RI prodiced thieves, ACS produce honest businessmen contrary to general belief that businessmen are more prone to be dishonest and greedy. But did u, GCT and all RI boys objected? You all are shaneful evidence to what Lee xiaolong tried to tell the angmo kau and fitted in with what Zhou EL has publicly sneered to the media when asked about his opinion of your boss which your classmate has succumed to be the SW betraying his endorsdrs in the national referendum begging for endoresment of confidence. Thief or man of honour is your choice. GCT has made his choice of with thr dethroning plot which he has kept secret until now but still without handing over his evidence. So TCB don’t just talk be a man act!

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  • Re SIN:

    Aiya in SIN he swang around and crocodile tears over sly grin. Internationally a mouse and will always be as an imbercile hongon to the extent plagiarising PRC satire thinking they are terrible jokes to crack before the familee idols. Chilled by angmo cold look, blame the PRC for cracking such lousy jokes.

    Ha ha ha. understand from past TR E comment like father like son. hic hic hic. Don’t be naughty to put up such afterthought ps.

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  • Dr Tan Tai Wei:

    “Kim Wee was lawfully appointed by Parliament to execute powers of ‘elected President’”?? But the whole issue of amending the Constitution to enable the elected Presidency was that, unless so elected, President has no right to so exert. So wasn’t Parliament contradicting the Act, hence acting unlawfully when it authorized Wee Kim Wee to function as “elected President”?

    Next, before “elected Presidency” came into effect, Parliament appointed Presidents, surely ensuring multi-racial representation. So we had had one Malay, two Indian, one Eurasian and one Chinese Presidents under that dispensation. Nothing “unfair” about that distribution of interest, surely? Now, the issue of “reserved Presidential election” arose only because of the worry that, with free elections, but with the Chinese as the overwhelming majority of voters, minority race candidates might not get a fair chance to succeed (very unflattering suspicion of our ‘multi-racism’). So, surely, the issue of whether it is time yet to have that reserved presidential election should be decided on grounds that are relevant, ie. whether or not, after the trial period of ‘free’ election of five Presidents, a minority race candidate has succeeded. So, Wee Kim Wee, who wasn’t a part of that trial, cannot be relevantly counted. That’s what the Constitution must be taken to mean.

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  • Dr Tan Tai Wei:

    What I said above should stand, even if certain terms and wordings of the Constitution were vague or not “specific” enough to assert its true meaning or spirit. Then, a “high court” judge should so judge, and attempt to set a corrective, in order to guide future judgements, rather than exploit it in order to deny a case.

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  • TCB not knowing:

    The Court ruled against TCB suggesting that TCB while MP did not know what were going on and didn’t know what he was aying or naying about. Elected or nominated Presidency was a matter of Parliament and TCB should know better than the members of the public institution.
    The Court ruling against TCB suggests that beyond doubts either TCB wasn’t focussed or dedicated in his sworn duty as a MP and did not know what he was saying or discussing in Parliament or at his current age he is suffering from memory loss. If it is the former reason, then not only hos application should be thrown out the Court should follow up by charging his failrd to uphold his sworn oath and be attentive at all Parliament session. Of cource he must first be proven beyong doubt that he is currently suffering from memory decay.

    TCB if he think he is neither of the above he should continue to appeal and supplied evidence with Parliament records of the Parliament session on former President Ww case and to provide evidence supporting his claim that there was no record of Presidential election in rhe Electoral Office. If Presient Wee did not become President by the procesd of election including of course the normal process of submission of paper ofof the presidential candidate even only one candidate
    If there is none of such electoral procrss then President Ww is nominated and not people elected. If Parliament dictated President Wee acts as electef President then Parliament has violated the Constitution and Judiciary being an independent and nonparyisan institutopn should bfimg the responsibe member and Parliament to task even it mean postdated.

    Fellow Singaporeans netizens, what say Ya? perhaps TR E editorial Board can alert TCB.

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  • oxygen:

    DID BRIGINSHAW BURIED IN SOME UNKNOWN GRAVE Down Under reincarnated momentarily in the political zoo in Sinkieland?

    Yee, it is pretty spooky to me.

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  • Errors In Deliberation:

    TCB not knowing:

    Fellow Singaporeans netizens, what say Ya? perhaps TR E editorial Board can alert TCB.

    In addition, TCB should take note that the Judge has erred on two counts:

    1. The judge implied that Parliament is the Higest Decision Body because the Constitution does not spell out limits on Parliament. The fact is Singapore adopted the British System of Parliamentary Democracy. That means there are three Branches of Government to counter-check one another – i.e. the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary. Parliament is the Legislative Branch, which is equal in status and power as the Judiciary. The Judiciary is supposed to be independent, as has been mentioned by Singapore’s leaders numerous times, and also through several court actions in finding some people for contempt of court for saying or implying that the judges / court were not independent. You can dig up the relevent cases on reords.

    2. The judge said that the Parliament decide on “policies”. That is wrong because Parliament does not make policies. Parliament make Laws. Policies are decided by the Executive Branch. The judge has mixed up all the three Branches’ duties and responsibilities. This shows that he does not understand the significance of separation of duties and responsibilities of the three different Branches of Government. Such misunderstanding could be due to PAP being in government for far too long and has stretched and permeated its power into all three Branches of Government, without drawing a line between each one.

    These are significant points to be included in the Appeal to Higher Legal Authorities and the Appeal should not be heard by the same judge.

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  • Errors In Deliberation:

    Please note also:

    The highest decision-making body is the Office of the Elected President of Singapore, NOT PARLIAMENT!

    Whatever bills passed by the Parliament has to be ascent by the President. This shows clearly that the President is the Highest Decision-Making Body in Singapore, and not the Parliament.

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  • oxygen:

    @ Errors om Deliberation

    BEAUTIFULLY SAID – and adding on, it there a PIECE OF STATUTORY LAW in our convoluted law bag which reads of headline title something like this – PARLIAMENT ELECTED MONKEY XYZ AS PRESIDENT ACT, 19XX – which apply to perpetuity UNTIL RESCINDED in Parliament??

    IT IS A FART OF FICTION I contend.

    The deliberations arrived at OFFENDED is what Down Under would called “OTHERWISE WRONG” doctrine of administrative law and by that it is illegal of construct.

    Errors In Deliberation: Please note also:

    The highest decision-making body is the Office of the Elected President of Singapore, NOT PARLIAMENT!

    Whatever bills passed by the Parliament has to be ascent by the President. This shows clearly that the President is the Highest Decision-Making Body in Singapore, and not the Parliament.

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  • Singaporeans Waiting To See..:

    The lady that is going to resign from her post and her party and wanting to be President!

    If you are a true Singaporean, turn down the offer, don’t be self-centred and greedy!

    Singaporeans even your own race, are not going to vote for you. End of the day, you will lose everything and no one going to pity you!

    Singaporeans of all races are already very disturbed and angry with the Lee Family Saga and the appointments of AGO’s officials!

    It will be the biggest setback in your life. Do not go against the peoples’ will.

    God Bless You!

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  • Racial pride must be respected:

    The worst mentality in promoting racial harmony is respect and not insidious privilege. with excuses of minkrity. Why should there be the division by number if all are Singaporeans and accorded wspect, freedom of expression and treated with real equality before the law. Any dispect that slurs on the equality in all respect should be punishable before the law regardless of race, number, manner of belief in the divinity, position a or wealth. The recent amendment to the Elected Presidency seems to take care of racial prejudice but is there evidence that amont Singaporeans is there such a prejudice. Among the candidates, PAP has filled in their favourite candidate by their resignation from the Party to meet the criteria of nonpartisan but why PAP does not filled a Matay Candidate apart from the first nominated President who has rightly gained the respect and love of Singaporeans from all races and walk of lives for the his admirable character. When Singaporeans taled about him, no race came to mind just how gentle and aporoachable he is. No Singaporeans have raised the question of race but many do raise the question of their political loyalty and affiliation.Typical examples are Nair, Nathan. In fact when Nair incident, Singaporeans who knew him well thru his contribution to the labour movement regardless of race expressed their sympathy, concern and disbelief and among them the Malays and Chinese not just Nair own race. Yes there were much criticism on Nathan esp over his insensitive and unbecoming of presidency remark that People’s voice are to him noises of the environment but they are not just Chinese, Malay. Eurasians, Bangalese but people of his own race are included.

    Many Singaporeans could comprehend the race paranoidiv mrmentality of PAP. Due to the style og maintaining opacity rather than transparency, many are unaware of the causes of such paranoidic mentaility of PAP govt. If it is more forthcoming, Singaporeans wouls sure share their concern and resolvd the problem together because Singapore is homeland and each race has develop special characteristic idrntifiable as Singaporeans. Putting Chines together with Chinese from other countries any Singaporean would be able tp pick them pot except the new citizdnz. This is the same for all the other races.

    Not blaming opacity, if there indeed justifiable concern and PAP Govt thinks fit to address it by amending the Constitution but the execution must be seen to be proper not twisted for whatever reason. President Wee has been very dear and loved by all 5Singaporeans and has indeed deserved the People honouring him as People President. As such he is well remembered including how he bevame President ie he was nominated by the Cabinet and not elected. To say otherwise disrespect Malay…

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  • Re Racial pride:

    Why is PAP has to claim President Wee was elected when he was
    truely dominated by thrvthem PAP Cabinet. Yes he was honoured by all Singaporeans as the People President because of his admirable sense of respect for Singaporeans and human value. Bestowing him the power of an elected President was a deciosn of the Parliament and can be challenged consitutionally if there is real checks and balances and not self claimed as PAP has promised to be possible but has always been considered and proven to be nonfeasible. Nevertheless bestowinhg the power does not change the fact that he was nominated and not elected according to the criteria of specific requirement and thru the detailed elecoral process and to say otherwise is inconsistent with the Laws of the Land here or elsewhere.

    What was most intriguing was TCB’s submission was thrown out without a hearing. Upon what legal criteria does the judge ruled thatvthe submission is not proper with the implication that President Wee is an elected President. Was bestowing President Ww with the new Power by the Parliament gazzetted or was it documented that bestowing such power was legally proper by the Judiciary and if so on how was it legally justified

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  • Re Racial pride:

    Why is PAP has to claim President Wee was elected when he was
    truely dominated by thrvthem PAP Cabinet. Yes he was honoured by all Singaporeans as the People President because of his admirable sense of respect for Singaporeans and human value. Bestowing him the power of an elected President was a deciosn of the Parliament and can be challenged consitutionally if there is real checks and balances and not self claimed as PAP has promised to be possible but has always been considered and proven to be nonfeasible. Nevertheless bestowinhg the power does not change the fact that he was nominated and not elected according to the criteria of specific requirement and thru the detailed elecoral process and to say otherwise is inconsistent with the Laws of the Land here or elsewhere.

    What was most intriguing was TCB’s submission was thrown out without a hearing. Upon what legal criteria does the judge ruled thatvthe submission is not proper with the implication that President Wee is an elected President. Was bestowing President Ww with the new Power by the Parliament gazzetted or was it documented that bestowing such power was legally proper by the Judiciary and if so on how was it legally justified. Has the people endorsed to change nominated to an elected Presidency? Without proper Court hearing, such legal details are grossly neglected.

    TCB should appealed or sought for a National Referendum. However respect should be accorded to Singaporeans Muslim and are they comfortable with such abnormality to have the next EP dedicated to one of the members of their Community? it is imperative that full legality and flawlessness be accorded as a respect for the position of Elected President!

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  • Re Racial pride:

    Why is PAP has to claim President Wee was elected when he was
    truely dominated by thrvthem PAP Cabinet. Yes he was honoured by all Singaporeans as the People President because of his admirable sense of respect for Singaporeans and human value. Bestowing him the power of an elected President was a decision of the Parliament and can be challenged consitutionally if there is real checks and balances and not self claimed as PAP has promised to be possible but has always been considered and proven to be nonfeasible. Nevertheless bestowinhg the power does not change the fact that he was nominated and not elected according to the criteria of specific requirement and thru the detailed elecoral process and to say otherwise is inconsistent with the Laws of the Land here or elsewhere.

    What was most intriguing was TCB’s submission was thrown out without a hearing. Upon what legal criteria does the judge ruled thatvthe submission is not proper with the implication that President Wee is an elected President. Was bestowing President Ww with the new Power by the Parliament gazzetted or was it documented that bestowing such power was legally proper by the Judiciary and if so on how was it legally justified. Has the people endorsed to change nominated to an elected Presidency? Without proper Court hearing, such legal details are grossly neglected.

    TCB should appealed or sought for a National Referendum. However respect should be accorded to Singaporeans Muslim and are they comfortable with such abnormality to have the next EP dedicated to one of the members of their Community? it is imperative that full legality and flawlessness be accorded as a respect for the position of Elected President!

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  • TCB be normal:

    TCB, many seniors think that as usual no action. it is just like ISA. When you have to talk you no talk. when all clear you talk as if you are a hero for the cause. These senior say a PAPplp is always PAPplp. When thing comes to a crunch they chabo like hell.

    TCB is it like that also in this case.

    All silent on the siblingsaccising LHL of lying and abuse of power.

    Quick leh papplp. Pl no mre wayang.

    Either do it but don’t just shit half way. It stinks. plp is a stinking profession replacing the plp own profession.

    Aiya fellow netizens don’t expect too much from a seasoned papplp they remain so even getting kick around. a plp alays a plp

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  • Still not agreeable:

    Still not agreed that the policy of Elected EP should be decided purely by race..
    A flaw logic..it should be the election of the best person available for the top job..
    Singapore are here today because we will not accept second best will do…more so the top post.

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  • MarBowling:

    The Magic number that Mai Hum gave for the crap reason to have a Malay as the next Tua Pek Gong President of SinKapore is “5″‘. The Big fiacking Q all SinKaporean should ask Mai Hum is WHY NOT 6 or 7? Or during his HoLee reign as the Pee-M of SinKapore on 13 years, WHY didn’t he perform this PE Wayang Kulit EARLIER and WHY NOW? HoLee shits!

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