Ultimately, by echoing the sentiments of the Chinese Government, the PAP IB machine reaffirms the anti-democratic, authoritarian nature of the PAP Government.
Theresa Goh echoed the sentiments of many Singaporeans by calling for S377A of the Penal Code to be repealed.
For several hours on Sunday, protesters marched in the sweltering heat dressed in white. Many carried banners saying “Scrap the evil law!” and “Oppose China extradition!”
Former PM Goh Chok Tong, in his last National Day Rally speech to the nation, made a reference to an alleged event in Lee Hsien Loong’s early career as a junior minister.
Cambodian and Vietnamese netizens and key government officials pointed out that PM Lee’s Facebook post notably failed to mention the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge and their incursions into Southern Vietnam that forced Hanoi to invade in the first place.
Le Thi Thu Hang, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Vietnam “regrets” that the statement did not reflect history objectively, causing negative public opinions.
In its current trajectory, New Zealand will become the first western country to direct the bulk of its budget toward mental health and poverty.
Such rigorous enforcement by environmental officers are common in Singapore, which has some of the most draconian anti-littering laws in the world.
Over 2,700 people responded to the poll with over 2,000 “yes” votes compared to 662 “no” votes.