Posts Tagged ‘alex au’

Lee Kuan Yew’s uncharacteristic absence from public view continues, now two months with no sightings.  Meanwhile, Yawning Bread: In Singapore’s case, the ruling party has been more successful at maintaining internal unity. Having a strong leader (Lee Kuan Yew) whose very person was a source of legitimacy for the party certainly contributed to it. And […]

Lee Kuan Yew once again tells people to stick with the PAP.  ST: FORMER prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has warned of the dangers of Singapore moving towards a two-party system and electing weak and ineffective governments. The progress made by the country since independence is not cast in stone and would ‘spiral downwards’ with […]

Alex Au on Lee Kuan Yew’s correction.  Yawning Bread: When Lee Kuan Yew said, earlier this week, that he stood corrected over the remarks about Malays he made in the book Hard Truths, I thought to myself: That is the biggest sign of the People’s Action Party (PAP) getting election jitters yet. As someone very […]