Daily Archives: April 30, 2010

Happy Labour Day – have a picnic
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A group of Singaporean activists is organizing a celebration of Labour Day on May 1st with a picnic at Speakers’ Corner. The event, the group says, is “to express gratitude and thanks to the backbone of the world’s economy – her workers.” The Read More

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Did Today “ascertain the facts”?
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This is a report from the Today newspaper on 30 April 2010. Note that the report carries no name of the author. Note TOC’s remarks after the article. SINGAPORE – Even as Al Jazeera stands by its report on homelessness in Singapore, which Read More

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TOC’s response (Part Two) – A “tidy sum”?
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Four weeks ago, Samiah and Eddie* granted Al-Jazeera an interview for their story, ‘Government policies force some onto the streets’. They hoped it would generate greater awareness about homelessness in Singapore and maybe, just maybe, lead to a way out of their dire Read More

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