Monthly Archives: March 2008

TOC Feature: No female full Minister in Cabinet
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Why is the people unable to attract women of ministerial calibre? Read More…

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Uniquely Singapore
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Uniquely Singapore Medishield – one of the most profitable in the world Leong Sze Hian I refer to the Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on the Ministry of Health (MOH). In 2006, as a result of requiring all private insurers’ CPF Shield Read More

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New Cabinet line-up throws up some surprises
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Last updated on April 25th, 2008 at 10:21 amGerald Giam The new Cabinet announced by the Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday evening unveiled some surprises in both promotions and non-promotions.

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Breaking News: PM reshuffles Cabinet
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From The Straits Times: By Jeremy Au Yong PRIME Minister Lee Hsien Loong reshuffled his Cabinet on Saturday, as part of a process to groom the next generation of leaders for Singapore. The most eye-catching in the slew of changes announced by PM Read More

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Will “American democracy” throw up the best leaders?
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In the blog Beyond Sg, George Yeo, Minister for Foreign Affairs, asks if the United States’ system of “American democracy” will “throw up the best leaders”. Quote from the blog: “But will such a system throw up the best leaders? Watching the race Read More

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In the spirit of giving a “full account”
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Andrew Loh A month has passed since suspected JI leader Mas Selamat Kastari escaped from the Whitley Road detention centre. Perhaps it is a good time to re-visit what has been revealed – especially the information which the government has chosen to give Read More

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TOC’s focus on Malaysia
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The Dawn of a New Malaysian Malaysia? Gerald Giam In the wake of the political tsunami of the recent Malaysian elections which saw the opposition alliance breaking the ruling coalition’s two-thirds majority in Parliament, it has become apparent that the Opposition is serious Read More

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TOC’s focus on Malaysia
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Rethinking Malaysia’s Multiracialism Kamal Mamat It has been a called a seismic shock, a political tsunami and an earthquake of cataclysmic proportions, among others. In short, Malaysia’s 2008 General Election is nothing less than epochal. The invoked forces of nature notwithstanding, the question Read More

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To all sports fans
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Lea Yi Long is not happy with paying more to watch sports and calls for a boycott of MIO TV. Read More…

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Uniquely Singapore
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Uniquely Singapore Employment statistics Leong Sze Hian I refer to the Committee of Supply debate in Parliament on the Ministry of Manpower, and media reports that the economy added 234,900 jobs, up from 176,000 jobs in the previous year. Of these, 90,400 jobs Read More

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