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).
Tag: Operation Coldstore
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.
The original quotations post was getting a bit long, so I've shifted some of the excerpts onto this new post, which features Mr. Yoong's blog excerpts from 2014+.
Prof. Geoff Wade is a Canberra-based author, researcher, and historian. He worked in Singapore for a number of years, first at NUS and then at ISEAS.