Tag: Lee Kuan Yew

The Only People Who Should Fear a Parliamentary Philippines Are Those Who Command No Support

Generally speaking, full-scale parliamentary systems are considered less powerful than those with a defined or de-facto strong presidential system. Countries like the US, Russia, China, France, Syria, Egypt, Zimbabwe and to a degree South Africa, have become known for strong and influential presidents. Parliamentary systems can produce a strong leader, […]

Virtues and Vices of Media and Press Freedom – from The Philippines and Singapore to The US, South Asia and The Arab World

The settled 20th century consensus on different styles of media regulation has largely been challenged by the pervasiveness of online media which continues to shape national and trans-national dialogues in the 21st century. However, when tracing the development of media regulation in the 20th century, one can learn a great […]