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J. B. Jeyaretnam

Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam (5 January 1926 – 30 September 2008; more commonly known as "J. B. Jeyaretnam" or "J.B.J.") was a Singaporean politician and lawyer. [1]

62 relations: Anglicanism, Anson Single Member Constituency, Barisan Sosialis, Cabinet of Singapore, Chai Chee, Cheng San Group Representation Constituency, Chiam See Tong, Chief Justice of Singapore, Chief Minister of Singapore, Court of Appeal of Singapore, David Marshall (Singaporean politician), Davinder Singh, Devan Nair, English College Johore Bahru, Farrer Park, George Carman, Goh Chok Tong, Gray's Inn, Hougang Single Member Constituency, Jaffna, Johor Bahru, Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, Kenneth Jeyaretnam, Lai Kew Chai, Lee Kuan Yew, Lee Siew-Choh, Low Thia Khiang, Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency, Ministry of National Development (Singapore), Molotov cocktail, Ng Pock Too, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Non-constituency Member of Parliament, Pang Kim Hin, Parliament of Singapore, People's Action Party, Philip Jeyaretnam, Potong Pasir Single Member Constituency, President of Singapore, Queen's Counsel, Radin Mas, Reform Party (Singapore), Saint Andrew's School, Singapore, Secretary (title), Singapore, Singapore Democratic Party, Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore People's Party, Singaporean general election, 1968, Singaporean general election, 1976, ..., Sri Lanka, State Courts of Singapore, Steve Chia, Supreme Court of Singapore, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Tang Liang Hong, Teh Cheang Wan, Telok Blangah, Toa Payoh ritual murders, University College London, Wee Kim Wee, Workers' Party of Singapore. Expand index (12 more) »

Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.

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Anson Single Member Constituency

Anson Single Member Constituency was a constituency in Singapore.

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Barisan Sosialis

The Barisan Sosialis (Malay; Socialist Front; Chinese: 社会主义阵线) a now defunct Singapore political party, was formed on 29 July 1961 and officially registered on 13 August 1961 by left-wing members of the People's Action Party (PAP), who had been expelled from the PAP.

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Cabinet of Singapore

The Cabinet of Singapore forms the Government (executive branch) of Singapore together with the President of Singapore.

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Chai Chee

Chai Chee is a neighbourhood within Bedok New Town in Singapore.

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Cheng San Group Representation Constituency

Cheng San Group Representation Constituency (Simplified Chinese: 静山集选区;Traditional Chinese: 靜山集選區) is a now defunct Group Representation Constituency in the north-eastern region in Singapore.

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Chiam See Tong

Chiam See Tong (born 12 March 1935) is a Singaporean politician and lawyer.

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Chief Justice of Singapore

The Chief Justice of Singapore is the highest post in the judicial system of Singapore.

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Chief Minister of Singapore

The Chief Minister of Singapore was the head of government of the Crown colony of Singapore until its abolition on 3 June 1959.

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Court of Appeal of Singapore

The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Singapore is the nation's highest court and its court of final appeal.

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David Marshall (Singaporean politician)

David Saul Marshall (12 March 1908 – 12 December 1995) was a Singaporean politician and lawyer who served as Singapore's first Chief Minister from 1955 to 1956.

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Davinder Singh

Davinder Singh Sachdev (Punjabi: ਦਵਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਸਚਦੇਵ; born 1 August 1957),, is a Singaporean lawyer and the Chief Executive Officer of the law firm Drew & Napier.

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Devan Nair

Devan Nair Chengara Veetil, also known as C. V. Devan Nair (Malacca 5 August 1923– Hamilton, Canada 6 December 2005), was a Singaporean politician, as a member of the People's Action Party who became the third President of Singapore.

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English College Johore Bahru

The English College Johore Bahru, also known as Maktab Sultan Abu Bakar, abbreviated as English College, EC, MSAB, The College, and sometimes dubbed "The Pride Of Johore", is an old premier school in Malaysia.

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Farrer Park

Farrer Park is a historic neighbourhood in the central part of Singapore and forms part of the Kallang Planning Area.

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George Carman

George Alfred Carman, QC (6 October 1929 – 2 January 2001) was a leading English barrister of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Goh Chok Tong

Goh Chok Tong (born 20 May 1941;, Wade–Giles: Wu2-tso4-tung4) is a Singaporean politician.

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Gray's Inn

The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, commonly known as Gray's Inn, is one of the four Inns of Court (professional associations for barristers and judges) in London.

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Hougang Single Member Constituency

Hougang Single Member Constituency (后港单选区; Kawasan Undi Perseorangan Hougang; ஹவ்காங் தனித்தொகுதி) is a Single Member Constituency with borders roughly enclosing the town of Hougang, located in the north-eastern area of Singapore.

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Jaffna

Jaffna (யாழ்ப்பாணம் Yalpanam, යාපනය Yāpanaya) is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

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Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru (Jawi:,, Tamil: ஜொகூர் பாரு), formerly known as Tanjung Puteri or Iskandar Puteri, is the capital of the state of Johor in Peninsular Malaysia.

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Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (JCPC) is one of the highest courts in the United Kingdom.

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Kenneth Jeyaretnam

Kenneth Andrew Jeyaretnam (born 1959) is a Singaporean politician.

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Lai Kew Chai

Lai Kew Chai (7 February 1941 – 27 February 2006) was a Malaysia-born Singaporean judge and the longest-serving member of the Supreme Court Bench, having served for almost 25 years as a Judge.

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Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew, GCMG, CH, SPMJ (born Harry Lee Kuan Yew, 16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), informally known by his initials LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for more than three decades from 1959 to 1990, including through Singapore's independence from Malaysia in 1965. After Lee chose to step down as Prime Minister in 1990, Lee's successor, Goh Chok Tong, appointed him as Senior Minister, a post he held until 2004, when his elder son, Lee Hsien Loong, became the nation's third prime minister. The elder Lee then assumed the advisory post of Minister Mentor until he left the Cabinet in 2011. In total, Lee held successive ministerial positions for 56 years. He continued to serve his Tanjong Pagar constituency of nearly 60 years as an elected Member of Parliament until his death in 2015.Buckley, Chris (23 March 2015).. The New York Times (blog). Lee is recognised as the founding father of independent Singapore, with the country being described as transitioning from the "third world to the first world in a single generation" under his leadership. Lee graduated from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, with a double starred-first-class honours in law. In 1950, he became a barrister of the Middle Temple and practised law until 1959. Lee co-founded the People's Action Party (PAP) in 1954 and was its first secretary-general, a position he held until 1992, leading the party to eight consecutive victories. He campaigned for Britain to relinquish its colonial rule, which Britain did in 1963, when Singapore merged with Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak to form the new federation of Malaysia. Racial strife and political tensions led to Singapore's separation from the Malaysian Federation two years later. With overwhelming parliamentary control, Lee and his cabinet oversaw Singapore's transformation from a relatively underdeveloped colonial outpost with no natural resources to an Asian Tiger economy. In the process, he forged a widely admired system of meritocratic, corruption-free and highly efficient government and civil service. Many of his policies are now taught at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Lee eschewed populist policies in favor of pragmatic long-term social and economic measures. With meritocracy and multiracialism as the governing principles, Lee made English the common language to integrate its immigrant society and to facilitate trade with the West. However, Lee also mandated bilingualism in schools for students to preserve their mother-tongue cultural identity. Lee's rule was criticised, particularly in the West, for curtailing civil liberties (public protests, media control) and bringing libel suits against political opponents. He argued that such disciplinary measures were necessary for political stability, which together with rule of law, were essential for economic progress.

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Lee Siew-Choh

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Low Thia Khiang

Low Thia Khiang (born 5 September 1956) is a Singaporean politician and businessman.

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Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency

Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency (马林百列集选区; Kawasan Undi Perwakilan Berkumpulan Marine Parade; மரீன் பரேட் குழுத்தொகுதி) is a five-member Group Representation Constituency located in the central, eastern and north-eastern areas of Singapore.

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Ministry of National Development (Singapore)

The Ministry of National Development (Abbreviation: MND; Kementerian Pembangunan Nasional; Chinese: zh) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to land-use planning and infrastructure development.

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Molotov cocktail

A Molotov cocktail (Polttopullo or Molotovin koktaili, Cóctel Molotóv, Molotowcocktail), also known as a petrol bomb, poor man's grenade, fire bomb (not to be confused with an actual fire bomb) or just Molotov, is a generic name used for a variety of bottle-based improvised incendiary weapons.

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Ng Pock Too

Ng Pock Too is a former politician from Singapore.

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Abbreviation: NP; Chinese: 义安理工学院; Malay: Politeknik Ngee Ann) is an esteemed institution of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore with more than 16,000 full-time and 1,500 part-time students, staff strength of more than 1,600 and a growing alumni network of 145,000.

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Non-constituency Member of Parliament

A Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) is a member of an opposition political party who, according to the Constitution of Singapore and Parliamentary Elections Act, is declared to have been elected a Member of the Parliament of Singapore despite having lost in a general election by virtue of having been one of the best performing losers.

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Pang Kim Hin

Pang Kim Hin is a businessman and former politician from Singapore.

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Parliament of Singapore

The Parliament of the Republic of Singapore and the President jointly make up the legislature of Singapore.

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People's Action Party

The People's Action Party (abbrev: PAP) is a centre-right political party in Singapore.

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Philip Jeyaretnam

Philip Antony Jeyaretnam (born 1964) is a Singaporean lawyer and novelist.

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Potong Pasir Single Member Constituency

Potong Pasir Single Member Constituency (波东巴西单选区; Kawasan Undi Perseorangan Potong Pasir; பொத்தோங் பாசிர் தனித்தொகுதி) is a Single Member Constituency (SMC) in the central region of Singapore.

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President of Singapore

The President of the Republic of Singapore is Singapore's head of state.

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Queen's Counsel

Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), also known as King's Counsel (postnominal KC) if during the reign of a male sovereign, are particularly eminent jurists appointed by letters patent to be one of His Majesty's Counsel learned in the law (or "Her").

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Radin Mas

Radin Mas is a neighbourhood within Telok Blangah Estate, located in Bukit Merah, Singapore.

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Reform Party (Singapore)

The Reform Party is a liberal democratic political party in the Republic of Singapore that seeks to establish and maintain a fully democratic government.

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Saint Andrew's School, Singapore

St Andrew's School is a complex of schools in Singapore, affiliated to each other as well as to the Anglican Church of Singapore.

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Secretary (title)

Secretary is a title often used in organizations to indicate a person having a certain amount of authority, power, or importance in the organization.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Singapore Democratic Party

The Singapore Democratic Party (abbrev: SDP;; சிங்கப்பூர் மக்களாட்சி; Parti Demokratik Singapura) is a political party in Singapore.

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Singapore International Film Festival

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) (Chinese: 新加坡国际电影节) is the largest and longest-running film event in Singapore.

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Singapore People's Party

The Singapore People's Party (abbrev: SPP) is a liberal political party in Singapore.

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Singaporean general election, 1968

General elections were held in Singapore on 19 April 1968, the first as an independent state following the island's expulsion from Malaysia.

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Singaporean general election, 1976

General elections were held in Singapore on 23 December 1976.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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State Courts of Singapore

The state courts of Singapore (Formerly the subordinate courts) are one of the two tiers of the court system in Singapore, the other tier being the Supreme Court.

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Steve Chia

Steve Chia Kiah Hong (born 3 November 1970) is a politician from Singapore.

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Supreme Court of Singapore

The Supreme Court of the Republic of Singapore is one of the two tiers of the court system in Singapore, the other tier being the Subordinate Courts.

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Tan Tock Seng Hospital

The Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Abbreviation: TTSH; Chinese: 陈笃生医院; Hospital Tan Tock Seng) is the third-largest hospital in Singapore after the Institute of Mental Health (Singapore) and Singapore General Hospital, but its accident and emergency department is the busiest in the country largely due to its geographically centralised location.

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Tang Liang Hong

Tang Liang Hong (born 1935) is a politician and lawyer from Singapore.

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Teh Cheang Wan

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Telok Blangah

Telok Blangah is a housing estate in Singapore to the south-west of the Central Business District in the southernmost part of the island.

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Toa Payoh ritual murders

The Toa Payoh ritual murders took place in Singapore in 1981.

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University College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Wee Kim Wee

Wee Kim Wee (4 November 19152 May 2005),,, was the fourth President of Singapore.

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Workers' Party of Singapore

The Workers' Party of Singapore, officially known as The Workers' Party in Singapore (abbreviation: WP;; Parti Pekerja; பாட்டாளிக்கட்சி), is a major centre-left opposition political party in Singapore.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Jeyaretnam

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