Tag: Kumaran Pillai

Progress S’pore Party refutes accusations that it has “been infiltrated and funded by foreign...

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) has refuted insinuations by former party member Daniel Teo that it has "been infiltrated and funded by foreign sources",...

Despite DPM Heng’s statement that no extraordinary economic measures needed, MAS director predicts slow...

Singapore—Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is also the country’s Finance Minister, said on October 17 that while he did not see a...

Current and former media practitioners sign petition against Fake News bill

Current and former media practitioners have come together to petition against the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill (POFMA), highlighting concerns and directions...

Why I quit a 9-6 corporate job to join The Independent Singapore

Earlier this year, a photo of an “unemployed graduate” sitting at Raffles Place holding a sign that she has been rejected by 78 prospective...

IMDA geo-blocks new website linked to STR’s Alex Tan over 8 contentious articles

Anti-PAP website, the States Times Review, has announced that the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has geo-blocked a new website linked to its editor...

Online Falsehoods: Some things are better left unsaid and some laws are better left...

Step into the echo chamber of local politics and you’ll hear the familiar voices of our activists expressing concerns that the government has yet...

Singapore still languishing in its colonial past with Section 377a

For a country that has made great strides in economic success and boasts herself as a nation with one of the highest per capita...

Rights-Based issues soar in the Philippines, while it takes a back seat in Singapore

Jose Martin, Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights in Manila cuts a striking figure. He has a slight limp and walks with a...

Rehashing water discussions with Singapore trigger tensions amongst both locals and Malaysians alike

A few Malaysian media outlets have waded into the on-going water discussions between Singapore and Malaysia, offering commentaries, opinions and everything in-between. On Monday, Malaysian...

Youth and mid-career unemployment major concerns at alternative labour movement

By Kumaran Pillai In a forum organised by Transitioning.org, the alternative labour movement platform, eight speakers joined Mr Gilbert Goh in raising labour issues in...
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