Tag Archives: Diplomacy

LEE HSIEN LOONG IS A BIG MOUTH, THAT’S WHY CHINA ANGRY

This is no surprise and no coincidence that despite the years of military hardware movement through Hong Kong from Taiwan to Singapore without any issue, the Hong Kong authorities has now taken such drastic and humiliating measures to seize this particular shipment at this time.

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WHO SAYS S’PORE’S SOVEREIGNTY AT RISK?

I refer to the 30 Jan 2016 Straits Times report "Singapore's sovereignty 'never a given'". Ambassador-at-large Mr Bilahari Kausikan reportedly said: the 193 countries that make up the UN were sovereign, but beyond their "one seat, one vote and one flag" there, some were either being yanked every >which way by major global powers or rent asunder by internal conflicts. Singapore was represented under Malaysian sovereignty in the UN in 1963. It can be said that Malaysia-Singapore had already been rent asunder by internal conflicts in 1965. We turned out better off without Malaysia. Hence, being rent asunder due to internal conflicts isn't necessarily a bad thing.

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