Daily Archives: 2011-02-17

Braema Mathi to speak at TOC Budget Forum:
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Former AWARE president and current president of human rights NGO MARUAH Braema Mathi will speak at The Online Citizen’s Budget Forum 2011. She will replace Mr Tan Kin Lian who has to turn down our invitation due to other commitments. Ms Mathi will Read More

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Which came first: Homophobia or Censorship?
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by Kirsten Han This piece was first posted on funny little world on 10 October 2010. I’ve just been to see I Love You, Phillip Morris. It’s a delightful, engaging film that did a great job of balancing comedy and drama, with excellent Read More

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Govt should hold MM accountable for remarks
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The following is a letter sent to us by a TOC reader. I am reluctant to resurrect the troubles that brewed over MM Lee’s remarks that related to the Malay-Muslim Community but I feel the need to raise a point on accountability that Read More

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Resilience package: The year after
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by Leong Sze Hian When I was asked if I could write something about how the $20 billion Resilence Package has helped Singaporeans, the first thought that came to my mind was – I was stumped! How should I go about analysing the Read More

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A $60 Billion National Regeneration Plan
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The following is the second in a three-part summary extract from the soon-to-be-published ““Creating Jobs and Enterprise in a new Singapore economy – Ideas for Change” by Tan Jee Say, former secretary to the late Dr Albert Winsemius, the economic adviser to the Singapore Read More

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Race Issues in Singapore: Is the HDB Ethnic Quota becoming a farce?
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By Lisa Li It was a passionate open discussion and debate on race issues that lasted for more than 3 hours, and continued over dinner at a coffee shop nearby. “David Marshall–a Jew–was our elected Chief Minister in 1955, in the middle of Read More

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