Daily Archives: 2010-06-23

Filial piety – or sending the wrong message?

The following one is from Malaysia, also about filial piety. Letter to the Straits Times forum page 23 June 2010 Does ad convey right values? THE new TV advertisement to promote filial piety – spearheaded by the National Family Council and supported by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports – has left me disturbed. While some people may …

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World Cup 2010: What will England’s excuse be this time?

By Ganga England play Slovenia tonight in their final group stage game at World Cup 2010 and they desperately need to win in order to have any chance to qualifying to the next stage (see table below). With the USA team playing Algeria in the other game, it will take the combination of a positive outing for the English coupled …

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S’pore’s electoral system – SFD to submit report to UN

Singaporeans for Democracy`s (SFD) will be submitting an independent report on Singapore’s electoral system to the UN’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process set up in 2006 to review member countries’ human rights record. Dr. James Gomez informed human rights officer Ms Hannah Wu and several of her colleagues of SFD’s plans and secured agreement to the independent submission during a …

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