As Jom’s POFMA journey draws to an end, we analyse our alleged falsehoods, and the potentially harmful effects of POFMA on journalism here.
Sudhir’s work is focused on amplifying the voices of people marginalised by dominant power structures. His areas of concern are inequality, corporate and political hegemonies, and social hierarchies.
Global plutocrats have long regarded Singapore as a safe haven for their investments. Recent revelations point to illicit flows that are possibly far more nefarious in nature.
Ahead of the polls on September 1st, some Singaporeans have vowed to spoil their votes, in protest at what they believe has become a farcical race for head of state. But for the many undecided voters, an analysis of the candidates might help to clarify some doubts before they head to the ballot box.
Over two years, Singapore has risen in position from 160 to 129, thanks in part to the media environment deteriorating in other countries, writes Jom's editor-in-chief, who's on the survey panel. He suggests how Singapore can further liberalise its media landscape.
Throughout his life the boss of hedge fund Quantedge has had to grapple with questions around privilege, tokenism, and meritocracy. They inform his view of the just, equitable and race-neutral Singapore that he is striving to help build.
Sixty years ago, the "Red Scare" saw Lee Kuan Yew's government arrest and detain over 120 alleged "Communists", some for over a decade. Survivors claim it was a politically motivated purge. Are we any closer to the truth?