Daily Archives: 2007-08-07

The – deliberate – sound of silence?

By Andrew Loh It’s been a week since the media reported that transport operators have applied to the Public Transport Council (PTC) to increase transport fares. If one has been reading the forum page of the main broadsheet, The Straits Times, one might be thinking that the announcement – or the fare hike itself – is such a non-event that …

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A little red dot worth fighting for

In the lead-up to National Day, TOC’s writers share their personal views on what it means to be a Singaporean and what Singapore means to them. By Gerald Giam “I am not going to sacrifice my life for a worthless piece of land”, cried one reader in response to one of my articles last year about National Service (NS). As …

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