Ultimately, by echoing the sentiments of the Chinese Government, the PAP IB machine reaffirms the anti-democratic, authoritarian nature of the PAP Government.
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!”
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.
It has been three decades since the events of the deadly June 4th crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests. The … More
Taiwan became a self-governed island in 1949 following the defeat of the Nationalist Kuo Min Tang in the Chinese Civil War. Taiwan officially retains the name ‘Republic of China’ but the Beijing government considers it to be no more than a renegade province to be reunified under Communist Party rule.
200 years after Sir Stamford Raffles landed on the shores of Singapore and 48 years after Britain pulled out its military, it is considering a renewed presence in Southeast Asia – with Singapore as a likely site.