Daily Archives: 2011-03-02

GE 2011: ST Forum writers turn Opposition ‘advisers’

by Andrew Loh Strange how the mainstream media is flushed with letters from the public offering “advice” to Singapore’s political opposition parties lately. In particular, letters in the Straits Times (ST)  part of Singapore’s media which a minister once described as “timely, accurate and balanced.” So, lets begin and take a look at some of these letters published in the …

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Joo Chiat is where “I developed many meaningful friendships” – Andrew Kuan

By Deborah Choo Former president-hopeful Mr Andrew Kuan is contesting in Joo Chiat Single Member Constituency (SMC) because he wants to “serve the community in cherishing the Source of Blessings (饮水思源). ” Mr Kuan, 58, announced his intention to run as an independent candidate on 25th Feb. In a written reply to The Online Citizen, Mr Kuan wrote that he grew …

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SiRC Blogging Workshop on 12 March 2011

On 22 September 2010, some 20 independent information technology (IT) and legal experts have come together to provide voluntary legal information to Singapore online users of their rights and responsibilities.  The Community of Information Technology Experts (CITE) hopes that raising users’ awareness will promote their engagement with online information and communication, thus optimising the potential that the Internet can afford …

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New Electoral Boundaries – No Advantage for PAP?

The following letter was sent to The Straits Times but not published. I refer to the article “New electoral boundaries don’t benefit PAP: SM Goh” (The Straits Times, Feb 28, 2011). Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong stated that the recent major electoral boundary changes don’t benefit the ruling People’s Action Party in any way. I beg to differ. In 2006, …

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