02 May '11, 11pm

GCT

SINGAPORE - Foreign Minister George Yeo, who is facing a fierce challenge from the Workers' Party in the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC), has been described as "too important a person for the Cabinet to lose" by Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. Singling out Mr Yeo as one of three "very important" core members in the Cabinet - the others being Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean - Mr Goh said yesterday: "There are other core members but these are the three core members who will be very important ... (Finance Minister) Tharman (Shanmugaratnam) is too new but will be developed into a core member." Speaking after a walkabout in Marine Parade GRC, Mr Goh said a member of the Prime Minister's core team is picked not only based on the portfolio the minister heads but also his intelligence, competence, ability to deliver results an...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/SingaporeVotes/EDC110503-00003...

Comments

  1. 03 May '11, 4am

    i think GCT is addressing issues that have riled Sporeans, and the person(s) linked to the issues. George is not linked to any upsetting issue.

    • See on: Twitter

Tweets

SM might have just scored an own goal #sgelections

todayonline.com 03 May '11, 3am

SINGAPORE - Foreign Minister George Yeo, who is facing a fierce challenge from the Workers' Party in the Aljunied Group Re...

GE: SM Goh declines further comment on Tan Jee Say: SINGAPORE: When asked by reporters about Mr Tan Jee Say's re...

GE: SM Goh declines further comment on Tan Jee ...

channelnewsasia.com 02 May '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: When asked by reporters about Mr Tan Jee Say's response to Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong's comments about why h...

Tan Jee Say did not make the cut: SM Goh #SGelections

Tan Jee Say did not make the cut: SM Goh #SGele...

straitstimes.com 01 May '11, 3am

SENIOR Minister Goh Chok Tong disclosed on Saturday night that his former principal private secretary (PPS) Tan Jee Say di...

GE: WP playing with Aljunied residents' lives, says George Yeo

GE: WP playing with Aljunied residents' lives, ...

channelnewsasia.com 01 May '11, 12am

Singapore: The Workers' Party (WP) isn't just guilty of creating an "emotional dilemma" for the voters of Aljunied Group R...

Loss of Aljunied team will dent quality of Govt: SM Goh #SGelections

Loss of Aljunied team will dent quality of Govt...

straitstimes.com 30 Apr '11, 3pm

THE quality of Singapore's government will take a hit if Aljunied GRC residents vote out the People's Action Party (PAP) t...

“For years, I ran alone, up to 9km, along ECP.” — An interview with Foreign Minister George Yeo

“For years, I ran alone, up to 9km, along ECP.”...

redsports.sg 01 May '11, 9am

“For years, I ran alone, up to 9km, along ECP.” — An interview with Foreign Minister George Yeo Share Interview by Leslie ...

Time for PAP to go on offensive: SM Goh But SM, PAP has been pretty offensive so far what. #sgelections

Time for PAP to go on offensive: SM Goh But SM,...

straitstimes.com 02 May '11, 4am

SENIOR Minister Goh Chok Tong said it is time for the People's Action Party to go on the offensive and start asking the op...

GE: George Yeo challenges WP to show its plans for Aljunied

GE: George Yeo challenges WP to show its plans ...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Apr '11, 6pm

SINGAPORE: Foreign Minister George Yeo has challenged the Workers' Party (WP) to reveal its plans for the residents of Alj...

#sgelections

channelnewsasia.com 30 Apr '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said the impact will be significant should Foreign Minister George Yeo and his te...

GE: Don't call voters \"secret weapons\", says ...

channelnewsasia.com 28 Apr '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo said opposition parties should not use the voters to champion their own cau...

GE: Tan Jee Say's SDP move \"not wise\" : SM Go...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Apr '11, 5pm

SINGAPORE: At Saturday evening's PAP rally for Marine Parade GRC, Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong began his speech by speaki...

WOW, he's calling us 'myopic' for harping on Ma...

temasekreview.com 01 May '11, 8am

I feel shy that WKS is still talking so big. The mistake with Mas Selamat is not a small mistake, it is a grave mistake. W...

GE: NSP's Goh Meng Seng blames SM Goh for high cost of living

GE: NSP's Goh Meng Seng blames SM Goh for high ...

channelnewsasia.com 28 Apr '11, 4pm

SINGAPORE: The National Solidarity Party's (NSP) Secretary-General Goh Meng Seng has blamed Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong ...

An entire piece on Marine Parade & zero mention...

straitstimes.com 30 Apr '11, 9am

SENIOR Minister Goh Chok Tong, in a mid-campaign assessment on his Marine Parade GRC teammates, on Saturday said they are ...

(TODAY) Have a clean fight: SM Goh

todayonline.com 21 Apr '11, 8am

SINGAPORE - Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, who is the anchor Minister for the PAP's Marine Parade group representation con...