Mon Jul 20 01:20:16 +0000 2020

"As Leader of the Opposition, (Pritam) Singh will require access to information held by the relevant ministries to meaningfully engage the Govt." Let's hope he won't be stonewalled like ex-Pres Ong Teng Cheong, and given 56-man-year timelines. #GE2020 https://t.co/oJ2JMp20Eg

Part 1 of the full article, because it's behind a paywall: https://t.co/sB4D7BkHxy

Part 2 of the full article. https://t.co/YYV7Px3PBs

The context behind ex-President Ong Teng Cheong’s requests for information regarding details of Singapore’s reserves - and obstacles he faced in acquiring the information. Remains to be seen if Pritam’s questions would be met with resistance and obsfucation. https://t.co/LYR958ACDs

The column also mentioned that "no opposition MP had been bestowed the title 'Leader of the Opposition' until now". Actually, Lee Kuan Yew (PAP) was Leader of the Opposition from 1955 to 1959, then ex-Chief Minister Lim Yew Hock (Singapore People's Alliance) from 1959 to 1963. https://t.co/2eysRQ7RE7