Daily Archives: 2008-01-20

Election reform effort needs everyone’s involvement – forum

By Andrew Loh Chaired by the Singapore Democratic Party chairman, Mr Gandhi Ambalam, the election reform public forum at the Allson Hotel focused on getting Singaporeans from all persuasions to be involved in the effort. The speakers were Mr Chia Ti Lik, Mr JB Jeyaretnam, Mr Jufrie Mahmoud and Dr Chee Soon Juan. Mr Tan Tarn How, a researcher with …

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Principals who put down students have no place in educating our young

By Andrew Loh ‘It is very sad when your principal doesn’t have faith in you and will not give you a chance.’ – Student from school where the principal’s “apply for ITE” remarks sparked outrage. That sums it up for me. This is the result of what adults can do to children with unthinking and insensitive words. And when such …

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