Daily Archives: 2010-05-18

Singapore – a nation or merely a state?

Singapore has a nascent national identity despite being lacking the depth of culture, linguistics and history which many other nations possess, said a group of panelists representing academia, the legislature and civil society. And while this represents good progress in the country’s 45 years of existence, significant challenges still remain in its developing of a strong and coherent sense of …

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Families speak out – Pink Dot 2010

An exclusive TOC video capturing the thoughts of individuals, families and ambassadors of Pink Dot 2010… …. and here’s one that captures the highlights! ______________________________________________________

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Suicide in the heartlands

An unidentified man in his fifties seemingly committed suicide by jumping out of his 7th floor flat in Choa Chu Kang this morning. Neighbours The Online Citizen (TOC) spoke to said that the man who lived with his mother (in her seventies) is unwell, unemployed and has been depressed for some time. A neighbour who did not want to be …

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Drink savvy; drink safe

Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) has recently embarked on a first-of-its-kind campaign that aims to put the fun back into drinking whilst keeping a firm eye on safety and responsibility. Instead of leaving the advising to the authorities, APB – the ‘mother’ of the prodigal Tiger Beer – has taken up the gauntlet to lead by example. The campaign, called Drink …

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