Op-Ed Contributor

Reflections from the Centenary: The Legacy of LKY and Singapore’s Future

by Gilbert Goh One can’t but leave the Institute of Policy Studies Lee Kuan Yew’s 100th birth anniversary event feeling…

Lim Tean calls for a reinvention of Singapore on its 58th National Day

As our country turns 58, it is glaringly apparent that Singapore has regressed as a Nation for well over a…

Stability, growth and the wellbeing of people in Singapore

by Foong Swee Fong Cambodia held an election in July this year that was won by the ruling Cambodian People’s…

Tan Kin Lian’s life story

I came from a family of 6 children. We lived in rental rooms, and had to move from place to…

A comedy of chicanery

by Yoong Siew Wah Tharman Shanmugaratnam has relinquished his PAP membership and ministerial position to contest the presidential election as…

Tan Kin Lian’s stand against defamation suit: A personal account and call for legal reform

By Tan Kin Lian I have a personal experience of being threatened with a defamation suit. This occurred about 15…

Is this a black operation?

by Yoong Siew Wah I thought it was an Agatha Christie novel that vividly displayed a sensational video showing the…

The double-edged sword of personal indiscretions: How PAP set a new standard for Singapore’s politicians

by Schrodinger’s Speaker In February 2012, during the height of Yaw Shin Leong’s affair rumour scandal, the Worker’s Party had…

Deliberative democracy: A potential remedy for Malaysia’s political unrest

by Simone Galimberti Amid an increasingly polarizing campaign for crucial state-level elections, tensions are, once again, being flamed on the…

Kenneth Jeyaretnam: Singaporeans Need to Take a Long Hard Look Under That Carpet

by Kenneth Jeyaretnam  The PM’s Press conference of July 17th that was in addition to the Press Statement was extraordinarily…