Daily Archives: February 9, 2011

The third Chee Soon Juan
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Joshua Chiang There are two Chee Soon Juans. The first is the law-breaking, minister-heckling, hunger-striking attention seeker who is more interested in promoting a ‘Western’ form of democracy ill-suited to our Asian society than in bread and butter issues. He is one Read More

More...
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment
Human Rights Watch to Singapore: Drop charges Against Chee
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

For Immediate Release Singapore: Drop Charges Against Opposition Leader Chee Soon Juan Faces Prison for Conviction Violating Free Speech Rights (New York, February 9, 2011) – The Singaporean government should drop politically motivated charges brought in 2006 against opposition party leader Dr. Chee Read More

More...
Posted in Politics | Leave a comment
Pragmatitis
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

This article was first posted on The Offline Citizen. by Joshua Chiang You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, you might find you get what you need. – Mick Jagger Everyone makes compromises. It cannot be helped. That’s Read More

More...
Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment
Housing Singapore
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The following is an article by Very Fine Commentary posted on 7 February 2011. by Hou Shi Hang Free market or government intervention? It depends on your priorities. Despite the strong stance of the Washington Consensus against government intervention, it is not a Read More

More...
Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment
Multiculturalism, not PAP’s race-based policies
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The following article was published on SDP website on 5 February 2011. by James Gomez The changing racial demographics and rise in inter-ethnic marriages clearly point to the need to move towards a truly multicultural Singaporean Singapore where policy making is not race Read More

More...
Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment