"That Operation Coldstore was necessary for national security is at the very heart of the PAP myth; it is also the Party’s original sin." -- Dr. Hong Lysa
"It cannot be just the government leading the way forward. The people have to be as much a part of this, so a new social contract can be forged which can be legitimate to all."
According to Mr. Teo Chee Hean, a total of 2,460 arrests were made from 1959 to 1990, of which 1,045 persons were detained under the Preservation of Public Security Ordinance (1959-1963) and Internal Security Act (1963-1990).
Well, the Lim Chin Siong of 1961 turns out to be an incompetent juvenile in the art of demolition compared to the awesome efficiency displayed by the Lee Kuan Yew of 1988.
Two of the region's leading writers and social commentators, sometimes controversial, always engaging, talk about what it means to use the written word to engage in civic society.
Tan Pin Pin’s To Singapore, With Love, a documentary featuring Singaporean political exiles, will not be allowed for public screening.