"While lauding the move, Kenneth Paul Tan, an associate professor at the National University of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, said in order for the Leader of the Opposition to do his job well, he would require 'real access' to administrative data. 'The government has a reputation for guarding this data very jealously, what more from their political opponents,' he added. 'Making data available only in a selective and bureaucratically resistant way will no
Kenneth Paul Tan served as a Jury member for the 6th National Youth Film Awards 2020, the results of which were announced at a live-streamed ceremony on 25 July 2020 (https://www.facebook.com/777112119337424/videos/1823796494426887). E-Programme Booklet: https://rebrand.ly/nyfa
"Kenneth Paul Tan, an associate professor from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the NUS, said that while cancel culture could sometimes be 'disproportionate', it was also a reflection of 'widespread triggering of personal experiences of being bullied … in an elite society that pays the most attention to the winners and in a shallowly pragmatic one that does not care how the winners came to win'. For example, he said Khan's supporters were not simply engaging in
"Kenneth Paul Tan, an associate professor at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, called it a 'David and Goliath moment'. 'David emerged strong and beautiful, against the odds, able to persuade voters that they should want to see more of him - and others like him - challenging the lumbering PAP orthodoxy in Parliament,' said Tan." Article available here.
"In a chapter on political divides, sociologist and former Workers' Party Non-Constituency MP Daniel Goh looks at artistic protest and culture war in Singapore, while the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy's Kenneth Paul Tan argues that the People's Action Party needs to consider embracing diversity as a 'big tent' party." Article available here.