Daily Archives: 2010-11-27

The Satirist Says: New excuse to ‘hit & run’ born

25th November 2010, Singapore – Owners of Chery QQ cars across the country were seen celebrating the ruling by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of hit-and-run, reckless driving, inconsiderate driving dubbed by some reporters (well, it’s actually us, but sounds glam when you put it that way) as the Amazing Lexus Adventure involving Cleopatra Wong who, together …

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TOC Focus Week: Chords of a silent melody

This is our fourth article in our Focus Week on people who, despite their disabilities and special needs, have overcome obstacles and challenges they faced. Deborah Choo – Lighting flashed like an angry beast across the rumbling sky. The wind blew and thunder roared. While everyone was scampering to rush home and babies wailed from fear of the unknown monstrous …

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Ong vs Nathan

“I had a job to do.” Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore 1993 – 1999 “Why am I here?” Title of an autobiography by S R Nathan, 6th President of Singapore 1999 – present

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A case crying out for transparency and justice

From the website of the Singapore Democratic Party: Three years ago when Mr Mas Selamat Kastari escaped from the Whitley Detention Centre, Singaporeans could hardly believe their ears when they were told that the suspect terrorist had walked out from the high-security facility. A Commission of Inquiry appointed by the minister who was responsible for the escape, Mr Wong Kan …

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