As Singapore celebrates her 50th birthday, I wonder what challenges Singapore will face in the future. And I’m no optimist.
The elections are coming, and Singapore’s opposition parties need to think about branding, election strategy, candidate selection and coalition-building.
The NAC have shown that they are bureaucrats without a sense of art.
As a small country, Singapore can only do so much to aid refugees. No amount of idealism can override Singapore’s limitations.
In light of TRS being shut down, what does the government mean by ‘light touch’?
Lee Kuan Yew’s death has inevitably polarised Singapore. One camp eulogises him as the founder of modern Singapore; this group dominates the airwaves and the papers, singing his praises as long and loud as they can. Another camp points to his history of authoritarianism and Machiavellian approach to handling dissent, and criticises Lee across the Internet. The […]
Today Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew passed at the age of 91. Lee stands among the finest statesmen in history. He turned a tiny resource-free island into a global financial hub. He dedicated his life to Singapore, to his vision of Singapore, participating in the affairs of state up until his final days. No doubt […]
Singapore’s strategy for countering hybrid warfare is focused on the military and cyber fields. Unfortunately, hybrid warfare is fought mainly at the moral level.
Singapore’s opposition parties need to become political parties, not personality parties.
Banning Julien Blanc undermines freedom of speech and travel. The better approach would be to arrest him, criticise him, or kill him. The latter removes a threat to society; the former pushes the burden to someone else and punishes someone for disagreeing with the memes of the day.