Daily Archives: 2009-11-20

Speaking English in workplace is weird, says Malaysian minister
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This also occurs in government-linked companies where we have this weird culture of people speaking to each other in English instead of the national language… We are polluting our own culture and identity as a nation. Malaysia’s Deputy Education Minister, Mohd Puad Zarkashi

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Teens left 8 suicide notes – and jumped
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Mernel mentioned in a letter to her mother she would rather die than be sent to a girls’ home for her offence. Straits Times, “2 teens had problems, jumped”

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Mah’s explanation does not square with HDB’s annual report
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Number of flats sold declined, contradicting Mah’s reasons for HDB’s $2b deficit. Leong Sze Hian. Read More…

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Deconstructing the Singaporean – foreigner and local alike
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“Perhaps we are ultimately just some people, not true blue anything.” Molly Meek guest-writes for TOC. Read More…

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Eniminiminimos: Artists who make things small II
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Ho Rui An visits the Eniminiminimos exhibition at the Esplanade. Read More…

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How Singapore appreciates a PRC talent who tried to integrate
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Blogger relates how his PRC friend was denied scholarship by S’pore. Read More…

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Singapore refuses to renew foreign journalist’s visa
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MOM & Mica reject application without explanation. Read More…

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S’pore’s 2nd longest-held political prisoner speaks
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Dr Lim Hock Siew is Singapore’s second longest-held political prisoner. He was accused of being a communist and was arrested without trial in 1963 in Operation Coldstore.

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