Daily Archives: 2011-01-26

A killer blow to online media – Malaysiakini

The following article was first published in Malaysiakini on 26th Jan. by Steven Gan Many had expected Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to be more stringent in enforcing controls a la Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the media. Few expected that he would be worse than Mahathir. Yesterday, the Home Ministry announced that the Printing Presses and Publications Act (PPPA) – …

Read More »

Singapore’s growth not so rosy for common folk

The following is an excerpt of an article posted on Daily Yomiuri Online. By Ayako Hirayama / Daily Yomiuri Staff Writer This is the first installment of a two-part series about issues in Southeast Asia, a region that has attracted increasing attention from Japan as a promising market and rapidly growing political partner. The first installment looks at Singapore’s open-door …

Read More »

“Singaporeans look at it [TOC] as a force,” says TOC reader

The following is a letter from a TOC reader. Hey guys, First off, I just wanted to say thanks for all the effort and dedication TOC has put into running the website – it truly is a good platform for Singaporeans of all political affiliations and concerned citizens to have a voice. It’s been an interesting month for you, given …

Read More »

Siew Kum Hong: Why I decided to join TOC

The following is a blog post written by Siew Kum Hong on 25 Jan 2011. Yesterday afternoon, The Online Citizen sent a letter to the Prime Minister’s Office naming four people who will be responsible for the preparation and accuracy of TOC’s donation reports under the Political Donations Act. I am one of the four, together with Joshua Chiang, Leong …

Read More »