Category Archives: Singapore

Lèse-majesté Singapore Style? – the ultimate betrayal of the Singapore Constitution

Tan Wah Piow  27 May 2015 Lawrence Wong, the Singapore Minister for Culture, Community and Youth reminds me of a second-hand car salesman when I read about his recent remarks as to why the government is considering legislation to protect … Continue reading

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Essay Contest – “My Singapore, My Future”

supports THEONLINECITIZEN ACCOUNCEMENT APRIL 24 2015 In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s nationhood, The Opinion Collaborative Ltd is organising an essay contest for Singaporeans to express their hopes and aspirations for the future of their nation. Themed “My … Continue reading

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Well done, National Arts Council!

By Tan Wah Piow I had a pleasant and surreal experience last week as I sat at a table surrounded by fellow Singaporeans discussing some of the recently published books in Singapore. It was almost like ‘coming home’ remarked one … Continue reading

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Lee Kuan Yew’s Death will set the people free

By Tan Wah Piow In life, Lee Kuan Yew’s sole concern was to be feared by his countrymen. He was so spectacularly successful in this pursuit that by the time of his death, he was left with no cohorts, only … Continue reading

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