Tag: PJ Thum

PJ Thum fights back, calls allegations that he’s a traitor “ridiculous and unfounded”

Dr. Pingtjin Thum took to Facebook on Monday, September 3, to completely debunk the idea that he is a traitor to Singapore. This latest post may very well be a response to a Facebook post by Member of Parliament Seah Kian Peng on September...

SDP distances itself from former ISA detainee Teo Soh Lung and the likes

Following historian Thum Ping-tjin’s meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, former Internal Security Act (ISA) detainee Teo Soh Lung commented on a Facebook video by socio-political website The Online Citizen that "Singapore is part of Malaya la". In his own...

Calvin Cheng: PJ Thum was not wrong, S’poreans’ over-reaction based on lack of knowledge

Former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Calvin Cheng took to Facebook to explain side with historian Thum Ping-tjin who suggested that Singaporeans should celebrate Malaysia’s Independence Day with them. https://www.facebook.com/pjthum/posts/10105207399551351?__xts__=68.ARAcwN89Aec8ktdMjC5AjanDxmgnrYwIFLfwbACdsIsfDQX432WwWJ_gtJWJLMDWaqqmO04R5zj9AC7dQIU0sF8znbh5XlC1fH9W0ymec1JHNe4hMFiFW-_9S7kInYCqfyrK8TLiGvLSzCEX5KgzPewqOqADffbLhko-uZc9lPI_HciGUvgCXVI&__tn__=-R In his post, Thum said, “Selamat Hari Merdeka to the people of the former Federation of...

Singaporeans outraged at PJ Thum who suggested they should also celebrate Malaysia’s independence day

A huge backlash has arisen following Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad’s meeting with Singaporean exile Tan Wah Piow, historian Thum Ping-tjin and activists Jolovan Wham, Sonny Liew and Kirsten Han. Many Singaporeans have taken to Facebook to express their anger and betrayal...

Lim Tean tries to ‘do a PJ Thum’ and says LKY used the ISA “against his political opponents to decimate them”

In a Facebook post last week, Chief of unregistered political party People’s Voice Lim Tean spoke about Dr Poh Soo Kai, a detainee of the Internal Security Act (ISA). https://www.facebook.com/tean.lim.75/posts/322086775000331 In his post, he said Dr Poh “was a founding member of the PAP but was...

The PJ Thum saga: A post-Select Committee timeline

Obbana Rajah 7 April 2018 – An open letter drafted by Dr. Lee Jones, Reader in International Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary College was written in defence of PJ Thum and signed by more than 300 academics around...

PJ Thum releases a follow up submission to the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods

Obbana Rajah Yesterday, Dr Thum Ping Tjin released a follow up submission to the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. When he shared it on his Facebook page, it was accompanied by a few lines from a Broadway song 'Hurricane', where supposedly the main character Hamilton’s...

PJ Thum People’s Choice for NMP in Online Poll

Obbana Rajah In an online poll done earlier this month here at The Independent Singapore, PJ Thum was chosen as the best candidate to be a Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP). Along with PJ, the other contenders were: Drag queen and comedian Kumar, cartoonist Sonny Liew,...

New Naratif takes on ACRA

Obbana Rajah A statement just released by the website New Naratif, refutes the issue of ACRA’s refusal to register their new company, OSEA Pte. Ltd. It reads, “Any notion that we are, as ACRA alleges, “being used by foreigners to pursue a political activity in Singapore” is...

P J Thum and Ramakrishna: Dangers of a steamrolled narrative

We are at a point where a dominant political party is relentlessly pushing its narrative of the events that shaped the nation. With a formidable array of resources at its disposal – think tanks, research centres, universities, even libraries and state-of-the-art book publishing capability...