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.
It has been three decades since the events of the deadly June 4th crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests. The … More
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.