Name is a great insult to S'pore

The name Syonan is a great insult to Singapore and Singaporeans ("Revamped war museum's name sparks questions"; Feb 10).

We must not forget the war crimes of the Japanese during World War II and the immense sufferings Japan inflicted on our forefathers.

This is Singapore's history and we need to tell our descendants what their forefathers experienced.

Ong Lay Eng

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 11, 2017, with the headline 'Name is a great insult to S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe