How the Oxley Road Scandal shows the Weakness of Public Institutions in Singapore

Historian Thum Ping Tjin (“PJ”) explains Singapore’s Oxley Road dispute between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his siblings, Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang; how Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy is crucial to the PAP continuing to win elections and monopolising power; how this demonstrates the weakness of public institutions in Singapore; and how Singapore has the appearance of the form of public accountability and transparency but not the substance.

N.B.: This video was filmed 31 January 2020.

“Discretion”: https://youtu.be/OhzA60_4_sI

Video at 7:50 is from https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1105283872835848&id=100000627362195

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