Singapore is classified by EIU as a ‘flawed democracy’, albeit barely; a score below 6 places a country in the ‘hybrid regime’ category.
To the Hongkongers who wish to resettle in Singapore, here is reality check for what you can expect.
While democracy is by no means perfect, overwhelming empirical evidence shows that democratic states are by far the most successful.
The majority of Singaporeans (55 percent) also strongly or somewhat support Pink Dot Singapore, an annual event held in support of the LGBTQ community. 45 percent are opposed to it.
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Theresa Goh echoed the sentiments of many Singaporeans by calling for S377A of the Penal Code to be repealed.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!”
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