Tag: Public affairs

Public Order Bill Disproportionate and Ill-timed

Singapore, 24 January 2014 -- Parliament’s intention to enact the Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Bill is deeply troubling because it seeks to curtail the...

Wish our people can speak like this

Transcript of a speech at the annual media lunch in New Delhi on Dec 13 by Sir James Bevan, British High Commissioner to India.   The first thing they...

Mind your slip, ministers

By Augustine Low If metaphor, analogy and turn of phrase sound tricky and you try and steer clear, you are not alone. But not our...

Song and dance over a sampan

By Tan Bah Bah Times have changed and yet they have really not – at least judging from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s criticism of...
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Why PM wants the status quo

By Augustine Low Singapore: First World, Cosmopolitan City, Shining Metropolis. But still a sampan. How incongruous that Singapore should still see itself as a sampan, after all...
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