Tan shared that many times the PAP leaders told that they will be sacking him but never did so because they knew that he has no hidden agenda and that his agenda is very clear, which is the country comes first.
When Jacinda Ardern became Prime Minister of New Zealand in October 2017, she became the country’s youngest Prime Minister and one of the youngest currently-serving world leaders.
In a survey of 37 countries, Singapore came in 2nd, behind Turkey, when it came to concerns about expressing political views for fear of retaliation from the government.
Low cited the provisions in the law which gives ministers far-reaching powers to determine what is online falsehood, saying it is akin to a minister who is both a player and a referee during a match.
Heng Swee Keat’s promotion has raised important questions about what sort of PM he would be and what his leadership would entail for Singapore.
Many have argued that the law could severely restrict not only freedom of the press but also freedom of speech in Singapore overall.
Ariana Grande remains the most popular artiste on Spotify in Singapore. If the government has set such a low bar for “offensive speech” then tens of thousands of Singaporeans, especially among the youth are guilty by association.
In a Facebook post, Mr. Zhong described his surprise that his “harmless” comments would warrant such a heavy handed response.
Given that Nas Daily has been outspoken in his praise for the Singapore Government, will the authorities turn a blind eye to his potential political activities and efforts to influence local politics or will they enforce the law equally?