Tag: Bilahari Kausikan

Bilahari Kausikan calls Facebook and Apple “Two scorpions in a bottle”

Singapore—Retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan commented on the ongoing feud between tech giants Apple and Facebook, calling the two companies, “Two scorpions in a bottle.”  Mr...

Bilahari Kausikan on violence in Washington DC: Idealism and idiocy

Singapore — Rioters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday (Jan 6), making headlines around the world and forcing members of Congress to leave the building. It...

Gloomy 2021 forecast for South-east Asia by retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan

Singapore — There has been a gloomy forecast for South-east Asia for the coming year by retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan, although he said the...

Phase 3 of reopening: NYT article on status of migrant workers called “sanctimonious”

Singapore — When a country is being criticised, the reactions from its citizens can be very different. On Thursday (Dec 17), the New York Times...

Bilahari Kausikan says he’s no ‘agent’ after accusations in open letter from Cambodian diplomats

Singapore—Retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan, who found himself in trouble concerning remarks he made on Friday (Oct 23) suggesting that Cambodia and Laos be expelled...

Professor demands Bilahari Kausikan prove or retract accusations of spy recruitment of Dickson Yeo

Singapore -- Chinese-American academic Huang Jing has denied accusations from retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan that he recruited Singaporean Dickson Yeo to spy for China. Professor Huang,...

Lee Wei Ling fires back at Bilahari Kausikan, defending Lee Hsien Yang against “baseless...

Dr Lee Wei Ling defended her brother Lee Hsien Yang against accusations made by retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan. In a Facebook post earlier today (Jul...

Chinese embassy says ex-S’pore diplomat Bilahari’s commentary is “arrogant and prejudiced”

Singapore – The Chinese embassy in Singapore has spoken up regarding former diplomat Bilahari Kausikan's commentary describing it as a misinterpretation and unacceptable. In an...

Bilahari Kausikan calls Malaysia’s leadership crisis a waste of time, believes it’s bad news...

Singapore—Retired diplomat Bilahari Kausikan has weighed in on the current leadership upheaval in Malaysia, saying it has come “full circle” and calls it a...

Bilahari Kausikan expects to be attacked for “politically incorrect” opinion on PSLE results slip...

Former Ambassador-at-Large Bilahari Kausikan has said that he expects to be attacked for his self-professed "politically incorrect" opinion on the PSLE results slips issue. On...
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