Tag: dissent

Real lessons from Covid-19: Singaporeans must embrace diversity—Donald Low

Singapore—Much has been written about how Singapore has become the world’s cautionary tale, and how the “gold standard” of how to tackle the crisis...

Welcome to New Malaysia where dissent is embraced

The days of a single party rule in a nation being the norm are over as the dynamics of politics have been transforming over...

Hashtag Saudi Arabia: Chasing critics on Twitter

The US Justice Department has charged three people, including two Saudis, with spying on Twitter users critical of the kingdom's royal family. The trio worked...

China warns it won’t tolerate dissent in Hong Kong

by Poornima Weerasekara with Jerome Taylor in Hong Kong China warned Friday it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong's governing system, as it...

After Ong Ye Kung’s speech in Parliament, netizens are posting Alfian Sa’at’s poems

Singapore—After Education Minister Ong Ye Kung quoted a part of a poem from Alfian Sa’at in Parliament on Monday, October 7, netizens have taken...

Playwright Alfian Sa’at asks supporters not to make ‘derogatory comments’ about Education Minister Ong...

Singapore—Alfian Sa’at, the playwright who has found himself in the spotlight for several weeks now since his planned Yale-NUS module on dissent was canceled,...

Diplomat Tommy Koh defends Alfian Sa’at amid Yale-NUS dissent course furor

Singapore—The furor over the cancellation last month of a Yale-NUS module on dissent that was to have been led by playwright Alfian Sa’at has...

Alfian Sa’at on canceled course “Maybe I should have called it legal dissent and...

Singapore—Noted playwright Alfian Sa’at talked at length to media outfit mothership.sg concerning his cancelled course on dissent at Yale-NUS, which has been in the...

Yale president: No government interference in decision to cancel class on dissent at Yale-NUS

Singapore—Peter Salovey, the President of Yale, has said that the decision to cancel a module centered around dissent and organizing resistance at Yale-NUS was...

OP-ED Beyond Hong Lim Park: What Singapore decides to do with dissent could determine...

Singapore—Dissent has been much in the headlines lately, what with the whole world keeping its eyes on the protests in Hong Kong for the...
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