Blogger and researcher Roy Ngerng had his life destroyed by Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong’s defamation lawsuit. Seven years on, he talks to PJ Thum about the injustice of his case, politics in Singapore, his new life in Taiwan, and what Taiwan is like compared to Singapore.
Producer and Presenter Thum Ping Tjin PJ Thum talks to Irie and Muhammad, two founders of Quasa, a peer support and community network for queer Muslims in Singapore. They talk […]
PJ Thum talks to Dr Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party, about his restaurant Orange & Teal, why he started it, how the first year has gone, and what he hopes to achieve. They also talk the changing perceptions and role of the SDP in Singapore politics.
New Naratif invited people to tell us who they thought the next PM of Singapore should be, and why. PJ Thum interviews the four finalists. Vote for the winner!
Legendary civil society activist Constance Singam talks about the “AWARE Saga”, the fluidity of identity, history, activism, and her hopes for Singapore.
Leong Mun Wai, a Non-constituency Member of Parliament for the Progress Singapore Party speaks to PJ Thum about Singapore’s financial reserves. They also talk about the need for increased transparency and accountability, especially in light of the recent MAS (Amendment) Bill.
Mysara Aljaru talks to PJ Thum about her research into narratives about Singapore’s Malay community in the mainstream media, and they argue about how to solve racism in the country.
PJ Thum speaks to activists Emmy Charissa, Kokila Annamalai and Mila Rockey—sister of death row prisoner Syed Suhail—about Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam’s case, the courts’ failure to accommodate his disabilities and the death penalty in Singapore.
What is the Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill? How will it impact our lives? How do we avoid running afoul of it? This episode unpacks the law’s far reaching implications.
On today’s episode, PJ Thum speaks to Faris Joraimi about his book, Raffles Renounced. They talk about how the book came about, how it rejects the orthodoxy of Singapore’s history, its national myth, and how it challenges the Raffles-centric view of the country’s history.