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Opinion

Why is the Lee family burdening Singaporeans with their family feud?

The Year of the Pig will likely herald more turbulent times for the Lee family. With the two children of late Lee Kuan Yew, Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling very much back in the fray, with the upcoming contempt of court proceedings against LKY's blue-eyed grandson, Li Shengwu and the latest revelation that his mother, Lee Suet Fern …

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Tay Kheng Soon feels the government is supressing people’s freedom to be critical and creative

On 2 January (Wednesday), Adjunct Professor at the Department of Architect at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Tay Kheng Soon posted on his Facebook Page, saying that the government is repressing one-third of the educated population’s freedom to be critical and creative. In his post, he said that at the nation’s stage of development, one-third of the educated population …

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Notable absence of General Election mentions in LHL’s New Year Speech

There was a notable omission in Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's (LHL) New Year message to the nation. While he talked about a wide range of issues ranging from our strained relationship with neighbour, Malaysia to our economy to our international standing, he failed to mention anything in relation to the rumoured year-end general elections. This silence on the topic …

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