Why the Government Must Listen to Voices at Hong Lim Park
White Paper on Population 2013

Why the Government Must Listen to Voices at Hong Lim Park

In the aftermath of the Hong Lim Park Civil Protest against the White Paper, here is why the Government must listen to the voices at Hong Lim Park. PM Lee had earlier unequivocally stated that the public debate on the White Paper must continue, despite Parliament passing a motion approving the White Paper. Yet, Singaporeans … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Yawning Bread:
The protest held on Saturday, 16 February 2013, against the government’s 6.9 million population White Paper saw the second largest crowd ever at Hong Lim Park. Organisers estimated it to be 4,000 to 5,000, which puts it second only to Pink Dot 2012.  Walking around and observing the density of…

“Reclaiming the Core” – Speech at Hong Lim Park – Protest Against White Paper 16 Feb 2013
White Paper on Population 2013

“Reclaiming the Core” – Speech at Hong Lim Park – Protest Against White Paper 16 Feb 2013

Fellow Singaporeans, The White Paper has stated that it places Singaporeans at the Core. The question is – has it really? What does it mean for Singaporeans to be placed at the Core? I will argue that the White Paper has not placed Singaporeans at the core. And Singaporeans must reclaim our rightful space – at … Continue reading