12 May '11, 6am

Author Catherine Lim gives her take on the GE | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Author Catherine Lim gives her take on the GE | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News

Catherine Lim says the recent election dispels some of the misconceptions that she had on the country's state … COMMENTARY By Catherine Lim For 17 years, since 1994, I had been writing commentaries on various issues in the Singapore political scene. Whether these were long-standing problems such as the emotional divide between the PAP leadership and the people, or specific issues such as the controversial increase in ministerial salaries, the articles invariably identified the underlying cause as the unrelenting authoritarianism of the PAP government, with all that this implies of stern, punitive measures used by the leaders, and of timid compliance shown by the led. Even as I made a plea for a political opening up, I could not shake off the pessimism that the PAP's obsession with control would at best allow only a very limited version or, worse, only a semblance of it. No...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 12 May '11, 10am

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catherinelim.sg 14 May '11, 12pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 May '11, 7am

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catherinelim.sg 19 May '11, 4pm

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 May '11, 8am

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sg.news.yahoo.com 05 May '11, 4pm

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SINGAPORE: Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, Mrs Lim Hwee Hua, said she will not contest the next General Election ...

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straitstimes.com 11 May '11, 3am

MRS Lim Hwee Hua, a member of PAP's losing Aljunied GRC team in the recent General Election last weekend, has declared she...