Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reflecting on “Reflections” – A review of Mah Bow Tan’s book (Part 7 of 9)
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:56 pmThis is a review from a statistical perspective, wherever possible, of the book “Reflections on housing a nation”, launched on 22 March. (You can read it here for free and save yourself ten dollars. – Read More

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Field Tin Pei Ling in an SMC and let voters decide
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:41 pm From sgpolitics.net Ng E-jay/ I am glad that Mr Siew Kum Hong has come out to defend PAP candidate’s Tin Pei Ling’s right to privacy. With that out of the way, however, it is Read More

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Let the people decide: Mrs Lina Chiam
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Vicki Yang / Benjamin Cheah / Lina Chiam is proud of the office of the Potong Pasir Town Council.  Located at Block 121 in the Single-member Constituency, it was fought for by Mr Chiam See Tong in 1984, when he first won the Read More

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GRC system: Wool over eyes (Part 6 of 6)
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In Part 5 of a series of articles on the GRC system, Rajiv Chaudhry refutes the justifications the Government has given for the need for GRCs. In this final installment, he calls for a return to the SMC system as a step to bring about Read More

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Reflecting on “Reflections” – A review of Mah Bow Tan’s book (Part 6 of 9)
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:56 pmThis is a review from a statistical perspective, wherever possible, of the book “Reflections on housing a nation”, launched on 22 March. (You can read it here for free and save yourself ten dollars. – Read More

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TOC Editorial: Will Tin Pei Lin backfire?
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:41 pmThe following excerpt is from TOC GE 2011. TOC Editorial/ Let’s get this out of the way: private photos of recently unveiled 27 year-old PAP candidate Ms Tin Pei Lin procured from her Facebook site Read More

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I’ve never left Singapore – SDP’s Dr Vincent Wijeysingha
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:41 pm Joshua Chiang/ “I’ve always thought that period from ’68 onwards was the period that PAP started consolidating and regrouping because ’67 all the Barisan walked out,” Dr Vincent Wijeysingha tells me. “Then ’68 when Read More

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Tin Pei Lin vs Chen Show Mao – and a very scary thought
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The following is an excerpt of an article posted today on blog onesingaporean.   Despite what Lim Boon Heng, that minister who has been without a portfolio for some 15 years, has said, the PAP’s slate of new candidates are a dud. At Read More

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Straits Times Forum explains why it heavily edited letter (updated with Samuel Wee’s reply)
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The following article is first published on Visaisahero. It is the Straits Times’ reply to Samuel Wee’s letter to the newspaper asking for clarifications on why it edited his letter to the Forum Page the way it did. Dear Mr Wee, Thank you for writing in. Read More

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“Why would he go to his death so willingly?” – Father of man on death row
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Kirsten Han/ “My son loves to help people,” Cheong Kah Pin tells The Online Citizen. In fact, he believes that it is this willingness to help others that has led his son Cheong Chun Yin to where he is today – on death Read More

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