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Li ShengWu on the court’s judgement against him

Li ShengWu on the court’s judgement against him

Apparently the court has rendered judgement on my case today, and fined me $15,000 for a comment made to my friends on Facebook. I disagree with the judgement, and worry that it will reinforce the PAP’s tendency to suppress ordinary political speech. In response to three words in a private Facebook post, the government... 

MM Lee ‘not quite sold’ on idea of 6.5m population for Singapore

MM Lee ‘not quite sold’ on idea of 6.5m population for Singapore

MM ‘not quite sold’ on idea of 6.5m population for Singapore Li Xueying, Straits Times 2 Feb 08; He projects optimum size of 5.5m to preserve open spaces and sense of comfort MINISTER Mentor Lee Kuan Yew ‘has not quite been sold’ on the idea of a 6.5 million population size in Singapore. Instead, he projects... 

Historian Michael Barr reflects on GE2020 – ‘PAP govt is in denial’

Historian Michael Barr reflects on GE2020 – ‘PAP govt is in denial’

The People’s Action Party (PAP) government of Singapore has suffered its worst ever election result, but Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has suggested merely that the result was “not as strong an endorsement as hoped”. Individual swings against the ruling party of up to 27 per cent and typically 6–15 per cent were insufficient... 



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