Donald Trump’s contempt for opponents has precedent in PAP Singapore

It is already 12 days since Americans went to the polls to pick their president. The results say Joseph Biden of the Democratic Party...

Post-Parti Liyani: Law Ministry and agencies need to go beyond Ownself Check Ownself

Nine hours is lengthy, as parliamentary debates go. That was the amount of time spent in Parliament on the PartiLiyani case. But it will,...

Why PAP may share the same fate as Robinsons

What are my memories of Robinsons? Good ones until the last decade or so. We simply grew apart – Robinsons and I. So much...

Drs Noor Hisham, Bloomfield and Fauci – Covid’s heroic trio

Undoubtedly, the original hero of the Covid-19 pandemic was Dr Li Wenliang, the late whistleblower ophthalmologist who first warned health authorities in Wuhan of...

Minimum wage: Jamus Lim says don’t rely on folksy wisdom, the stat says “only”...

Leaders of individual trade unions in Singapore seldom make noises in public. Usually, their umbrella NTUC big brother, one leg of the tripartite system...
Opposition leader and lawyer Lim Tean

Lee Hsien Loong versus Leong Sze Hian: The winner is Lim Tean

Lim Tean is a surprise. During a week when a number of big events were holding our attention, the opposition politician has, in my...

Singaporeans anti-foreigner? The Singapore Business Federation cannot be so ill-informed or naive

The Singapore Business Federation is so worried about “the recent rise in anti-foreigner sentiments” that it hosted a dialogue on October 1 with Chan...

Population policy: Dip or no dip, 10 million or not, Singaporeans must be consulted

  Singapore’s population size and mix should never be left to the sole discretion of our decision makers and city planners. Covid-19 has clearly exposed...

Do Singaporeans love or hate Singapore Airlines?

Should we rally behind Singapore Airlines as it fights to survive Covid-19? Interesting question. The answer is not straightforward. The Singaporeans-SIA relationship has always...

Parti Liyani and Liew Mun Leong: Is the whole Singapore elite itself on trial?

There should rightly have been only one issue arising out of the Parti Liyani case. Has justice been served? But because it appears, in...
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