Nov. 24, 2021

#236 - Lawrence Wong discusses identity politics and tribalism & SG Army gets rid of 5BX

In a speech about “identity” at the Institute of Policy Studies, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong acknowledged the struggles of marginalised groups and assured them that they were all part of the “Singapore family”. Does this truly signal an upcoming chang...


In a speech about “identity” at the Institute of Policy Studies, Finance Minister Lawrence Wong acknowledged the struggles of marginalised groups and assured them that they were all part of the “Singapore family”. Does this truly signal an upcoming change in the status quo? We break down his speech and Q&A. Also, the SG Army announced that the traditional 5BX, the bane of every soldier’s existence since the inception of NS, will soon be replaced by a more structured stretching regime. How will this affect the average soldier’s morning routine?

 

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Lawrence Wong discusses identity politics and tribalism

 

SG Army gets rid of 5BX

 

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