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Singapore Writers Say No to Governmental Funding of the Arts

December 10, 2015
Jee Leong Koh

Singaporean author Jee Leong Koh and poet Alvin Pang refused to accept funding from the government-linked National Arts Council (NAC) after NAC CEO Kathy Lai and Chairman Professor Chan Heng Chee made comments the writers claim justify and defend governmental censorship. In an editorial piece entitled “The Tough Balancing Act of Arts Funding,” published in…

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