Opinion

A call for equitable accountability: Should a Committee of Privileges investigate PAP’s Tan Chuan-Jin scandal?

Singapore’s political landscape has experienced a seismic shock with the recent scandal involving the People’s Action Party (PAP). The revelation…

The sharp contrast of PM Anwar pledging completely clean government and PM Lee saying “no system can be completely infallible”

by Augustine Low Malaysia’s Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said last Sunday (16 Jul) that every minister in his Cabinet is…

PM Lee’s troubling decision: The reappointment and maintenance of Tan Chuan-Jin as Speaker despite knowledge of his affair

The recent revelation and subsequent resignation of Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin, over an extra-marital affair notably involving another Member of Parliament,…

They keep trying to justify and justify, and now there’s nothing they won’t justify

by Augustine Low It doesn’t matter if it’s non-justification or justifying the unjustifiable. The cycle of justification has to go…

Should Tharman still qualify for PE2023 after MAS reported a massive loss of S$30 billion?

by Joseph Nathan A month ago, People’s Action Party (PAP)’s veteran politician Tharman Shanmugaratnam made a move akin to a…

Ng’s entry: Signifying a two-cornered fight in the upcoming presidential race instead of a walkover

Ng Kok Song, chairman and co-founder of Avanda Investment Management, has confirmed that he is contemplating a run in the…

Parliament and its role in Singapore’s dictatorship

by Foong Swee Fong Of late, we have gotten into the habit of using Parliament to exonerate politicians of perceived…

Why did PAP leaders keep mum about Iswaran’s arrest? What happened to being ‘upfront and transparent’ about the CPIB investigation?

Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong assured us on Wednesday that the government and the People’s Action Party (PAP) would consistently…

Students seeking more financial aid from NTU say foreign students are not the enemy

by Adi I am an Economics and Engineering student at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and a member of NTU Financial…

PAP in a crisis of a generation — Has the “Men in White” gone black?

by Joseph Nathan Goodness gracious, it seems that the People’s Action Party (PAP) is being savagely plagued by a never-ending…