Daily Archives: 2006-12-12

A dash of tolerance and a big helping of smart power

By Catherine Lim Thursday, 7 December, 2006 The first C is Control WHAT was true of the past 40 years of PAP rule is true of the present, and impossible to rule out for the future. A tight control, both of the political opposition parties and of members of the public who choose to criticise the government in the media, …

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Being myself..

  By Marilyn Lai Monday, 4 December, 2006 I need to write this down tonight before i lose the nerve to. I thought i knew myself very well, but i didn’t. I thought i’ve always loved myself, but strip away everything that i’ve tried to achieve, the mask i wear, the ‘talents’ i possess, the friendships that build me up…and …

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Dismantling the bloggers vs journalists debate

By Mykel Yee “[If] you read something in the Straits Times or on CNA, you must know that it’s real, it’s quite different from reading this say on Talkingcock.com.” Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, (National Day Rally Speech, 20 August 2006). “Where blogging falls down is in its very origin from amateurs. As I have said elsewhere, because bloggers are …

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