Tag: Politics

Populism is not a bad word

PM Lee
By Elvin Ong The policy changes in education, housing and healthcare announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally this year have drawn plaudits from most mainstream commentators for both the substance and the rhetoric. They note how the proposed changes...

The Chiams, Tan Jee Say and mooncakes

Tan Jee Say
By Kumaran Pillai Former presidential candidate Tan Jee Say has been invited to eat mooncakes with the Chiams. But “it is no ordinary mooncake,” said one SPP member, “it is a political mooncake that is going to define politics in Singapore.” Tan in a phone interview...