Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Reuters

Singapore must guard against division and distrust, warns leader-in-waiting Heng Swee Keat

  • Inequality, populism and polarisation pose threat to the city state’s economic success story, Heng tells summit of global corporate circles
  • The deputy prime minister and finance minister is expected to take over from Singaporean leader Lee Hsien Loong after the next election
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Heng Swee Keat. Photo: Reuters
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A man holds up his hand to symbolise the five demands of Hong Kong protesters as demonstrators protest in the background. Photo: AFP

Singapore Yale-NUS College’s class on dissent ‘not training for Hong Kong-style protests’

  • Programme organiser Alfian Sa’at defends week-long course after liberal arts school scraps event citing law banning ‘partisan politics’ on campus
  • Classes included a workshop on banner design and screenings of several films including a documentary about Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong
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A man holds up his hand to symbolise the five demands of Hong Kong protesters as demonstrators protest in the background. Photo: AFP
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