Daily Archives: 2010-06-21

Floods: Monitor or don’t monitor also flood?

By Leong Sze Hian “I think the response by the PUB, by the agencies, has been commendable,” the Minister for Environment and Water Resources said on 20 June with regards to the flood at Orchard Road. “We have done our best to help the businesses affected, the people affected.” So, after all that has happened, the PUB is to be …

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We will do everything we can, British PM assures Suu Kyi

British Prime Minister David Cameron has written an open letter to Aung San Suu Kyi. The pro-democracy leader turned 65 on 19 June, and has spent 14 of the last 20 years under house arrest in Burma for advocating democracy and respect for human rights in her country. Mr Cameron wrote: Dear Daw Aung San Suu Kyi , Today you will …

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Moving towards plant-based diets

– By Dr George Jacobs – To me, the big news story of this week came from Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan’s blog, where he stated, “I have adopted a fully plant-based diet plan, avoiding all meat, not even fish or dairy products.” Mr Khaw is not alone. More people, especially those who understand where our food comes from and …

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The Great Singapore Farce – Now Showing

By Andrew Loh Perhaps it is because the elections are near. No one really knows – except the Prime Minister himself. The word is that it could take place anytime now. Some have proffered as early a date as September. One clue could be the circus of ministers and Members of Parliament falling over themselves in passing the buck of …

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The Full Monty’s got the goods!

Kirsten Han – Men getting naked. Stripping. Thongs, bums and nudity. That’s usually what comes first to people’s minds when The Full Monty is brought up in conversation. But Pangdemonium! Productions’ The Full Monty (a first for both the company and for Singapore) shows us all that there is much more to the story than pelvic thrusts. Running from the …

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