Daily Archives: 2011-01-16

Face To Face videos: Media

The following is from the third and last section of the political forum Face To Face, held on the 16th of December 2010. This section focuses on the media.

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We don’t want duds like CSJ and JBJ: MM Lee

No, we are not preventing competition. What we are preventing is duds getting into Parl and govt. Any person of quality, we welcome him but we don’t want duds. We don’t want Chee Soon Juan, or J.B. Jeyaretnam. They’re not going to build the country. But if any serious man turns up and forms an alternative equal to us, I …

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Minimum wage: The problem or the solution?

(Part 2 of the Singapore Census 2010 series) by Leong Sze Hian I refer to the recently released key findings of the Singapore Census 2010. What is arguably the most glaring change in this census, relative to the previous ones, is that over the last decade, the number of permanent residents (PRs), foreigners and citizens grew by 88, 73 and …

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TOC Gazetted: It’s not about politics, but media

by Howard Lee In the administration of any nation, there is always a fine line between following the rules dogmatically to the book, and nitpicking on the details of the rules that borders on insanity. This week, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Media Development Authority of Singapore could very well have crossed that line, when they demanded for The …

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