30 Apr '11, 4pm

GE: First Rate Government vs First World Parliament?

SINGAPORE: Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong shared attributes of what he feels a First Rate Government must have at his Marine Parade rally speech, and also commented on the idea of a First World Parliament. He said a First Rate Government must improve the lives of the people, and unite them regardless of race and religion. Mr Goh also said that it should be clean and honest. "What about the First World Parliament? The more I think about this, the more I think somebody is selling koyok. "When I was young, I used to go - you know, at that time no internet, no television. So whenever the koyok man came, we all went to listen. They had all kinds of stories told. They will sell you all kinds of pills, for headache, for stomachache, for heartache. All kinds of medicines they would sell you. But did the pills work? No." "People get seduced, they get swindled. So the First World Par...

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