Lee Chia-fen (centre) at a campaign event in Thailand last Tuesday. Photo: CNA

Wife of Taiwan presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu scraps Singapore stop on campaign tour

  • Lee Chia-fen was due to drum up support for her husband ahead of election showdown with President Tsai Ing-wen
  • But Singaporean authorities said Lee would be closely watched amid a ban on ‘foreign political activities’, according to Han’s campaign office
Topic |   Singapore

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Lee Chia-fen (centre) at a campaign event in Thailand last Tuesday. Photo: CNA
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Protesters throw petrol bombs at police outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon on November 17. Photo: Kyodo

Hong Kong campus protests: what would Lee Kuan Yew do?

  • As battles raged in Hong Kong universities, remarks by the late leader on how he handled student protesters spread on WhatsApp
  • But while Singapore’s methods were effective in the 1960s, an expert says a different tack is now needed
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters throw petrol bombs at police outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Kowloon on November 17. Photo: Kyodo
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