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PAP Government Wields POFMA on Thum Ping Tjin's Criticisms of POFMA

In the latest of the PAP government's spree on clamping down dissent, it has issued Dr Thum Ping Tjin and website New Naratif a POFMA correction order over an 8 May video about POFMA. The video, entitled “The Show with PJ Thum - Ep 8 - How bad laws are created and abused in Singapore (A POFMA case study)”, raised issues about the government's use of POFMA as a tool to silence criticisms against the government. Shooting itself in the face, the PAP government proceeded to invoke POFMA on Dr Thum's video.

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IGNORANT FOR LAWRENCE WONG TO CLAIM SG NEVER FAILED IN "RESTRUCTURING" ECONOMY

Historian Thum Pingtjin disagreed with Minister Lawrence Wong for saying that Singapore has never failed in restructuring its economy. He said such a statement shows our politicians' ignorance about the nation's history and policymaking as the "PAP has failed more times at restructuring the economy than it has succeeded".

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