An article detailing the timeline of bilateral disputes between Singapore and Malaysia titled “Why the Singapore-Malaysia maritime and airspace disputes matter” has received flak from Malaysian netizens for its alleged bias towards Singapore and its poor representation of the current Malaysian administration. The article, which was originally published on Singapore’s TODAY Online and reproduced on Malaysia’s Malay Mail, made the …Read More »
Daily Archives: 2018-12-08
According to news reports, wife of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (PM Lee) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and director of Temasek Holdings (Temasek) Ho Ching (Ho) has taken number 17 in this year’s Forebes’ list of 100 most powerful women. Another Singaporean who has made the list is Jenny Lee who is the managing partner of global venture capital firm …Read More »
Citizens cowed with lawsuits of alleged defamation while allowing big corporations such as FB to “get away”?
It has by now been widely reported that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (PM Lee) is suing long time blogger Leong Sze Hian (Leong) for alleged defamation over Leong sharing an article on Facebook (FB) that has allegedly defamed PM Lee. Leong has clarified that he was not behind the offensive article and nor did he add to it via …Read More »
Here we go – Singapore’s former Ambassador-at-Large Bilahari Kausikan (Bilahari) has struck again with his two cents worth on Malaysia. Things have certainly changed across the causeway now that UMNO has been overthrown. Changes have been made and continue to be afoot. Looking at how the water issues have been reopened and the cancellation (or postponement) of the high speed …Read More »
MINDEF announces week long live-firing exercise after Khaw says SG won’t hesitate to take firm actions against Malaysia’s intrusions
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan told the media on Thu (6 Dec) that Singapore will not hesitate to take firm actions against intrusions and unauthorised activities within Singapore territorial waters. He was referring to the recent intrusions by Malaysian government vessels into Singapore waters off Tuas. “This violation of Singapore’s sovereignty is a serious new issue in our bilateral relations …Read More »