Tag: criticism against the government

COVID-19: Was the Singapore Government too slow to react?

By: Aretha Chinnaphongse &  A J Jennevieve As of 20 June 2020, Singapore has nearly 41,000 COVID-19 infections under its belt. This begs the question - how exactly did we reach this staggering number? We explore a few possible reasons to access the government’s reaction...

Donald Low calls out “mindless supporters who view anyone criticising the Sg government’s approach as treasonous or traitorous”

Singapore—Economist and academic Donald Low took to Facebook to lament people who support the Government to the extent of considering anyone critical of it as “treasonous or traitorous.” It seems that a Facebook friend of Mr Low, a netizen going by the name of James Ong, had...

First comment on Catherine Lim- by Singapore’s consul-general in HK

The consul-general of Singapore in Hong Kong wrote in to the South China Morning Post (SCMP) after the paper carried an article based on Singapore writer Catherine Lim’s open letter to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on trust in Singapore’s government and the country’s...