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PAP MPs, LKY and the CIA contradict Chan Chun Sing’s arguments about the PA
By Ariffin Sha Posted on by Ariffin Sha 0

Never has the job of an Opposition Politician been easier. Minister Chan Chun Sing, in a grandiose Parliamentary speech, argued that the PA was not partisan. He then went on to add that he would be “the last person to ever allow the PA to Read More

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Dr Lee refers her brother as a “dishonorable son” and accuses him of abusing power to ‘build a dynasty’
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From a scintillating revelation of e-mail exchanges between Dr Lee Wei Ling, daughter of  the late Lee Kuan Yew and Ivan Frenandaz, an editor from the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), it does seem that Dr Lee had less than pleasant things to say about not Read More

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Looking back – media and public reaction to Lee Kuan Yew’s passing
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Cassandra Chia I had wanted to write this post for quite a while, but I chose to wait for the right time, because I was well aware that many were grieving during the mourning period of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s death, and I Read More

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SMRT Fiasco – Time for heads to roll
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By Ariffin Sha To call it a disaster may be an understatement for the quarter of a million people stranded by the train breakdowns last evening. Yes, we do see breakdown pretty often but what happened last night was unprecedented. 250,000 commuters were Read More

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Voices from Hong Lim Park on Amos Yee
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

The following were the views expressed by some among the hundreds who attended the protest at Hong Lim Park to call for the release of Amos Yee. The protest was organised by the Community Action Network (CAN), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Singapore Read More

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Gallup Poll: If 1962 referendum was Yes-No vote, 90% would have voted against merger.
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pm”I didn’t realise that Singaporeans voted for merger with Malaysia in 1963 simply because all three choices available in the referendum were for merger, just in different ways. And that Singapore was booted out of Read More

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Amos Yee back in remand for three weeks
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Amos Yee, the teenager who was charged for offending Christians for a video he posted online criticising former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, has been remanded for another three weeks today, 2 June, pending a report to assess if he is suitable to serve reformative Read More

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Tribute paintings to LKY depicting “The Father” through the years
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:37 amThe Straits Times ran an article on 15 April about a series of paintings by artists paying tribute to the late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew. Among the paintings was a piece titled “The Read More

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Leave Oxley Road house be, build founder’s memorial park instead: GCT
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Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong had wanted to the home of the late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to be kept for national heritage purposes, but said that he respected Mr Lee wish to demolish it. Instead, he suggested that Read More

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Revisiting Lee Kuan Yew and PAP in our early years
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By Andrew Situ Lee Kuan Yew was a founding member and inaugural secretary-general of the People’s Action Party, the dominant political party in Singapore whose steel grip on power has often been scrutinised by various media outlets. He became the Prime Minister of Read More

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