Tag Archive: South China Sea

Alfian Sa’at: Why Criticise Use Of “Syonan”If We Can Accept Other Depictions Of Us?

Syonan–light of the south. South of what? Japan, of course, and then we arrive at the idea of Singapore being a beacon of Japanese power in the dark, unknown southern frontiers. The Nipponcentricism is without a doubt offensive to those…
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Lee Hsien Loong And South China Sea – “Roared Like A Tiger, But Now Quiet As A Mouse”

By: Tan Jee Say 1. In July 2016, when the Hague tribunal ruled in favour of the Philippines but against some of China‚Äôs claims in the South China Sea, PM Lee loudly and vehemently urged China to abide by the…
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