Daily Archives: May 3, 2011

That makeshift cubicle at the void deck
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The following article was first published on 25 March 2011. Andrew Loh / Seeing Mr Chiam See Tong up close is inspiring. Anyone who thinks that age or the two strokes he suffered in recent years have dented his spirit would be highly Read More

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PAP Aljunied MP’s most famous moment
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The following is an excerpt from Mr Wang Says So. Today I will tell you a story. It is a sad story, so sad that it is almost like a Taiwanese soap opera.  Unfortunately, it is not fiction, but a true story. (And Read More

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No evidence in MM Lee’s claims on HDB prices
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Tan Lay Kuan Intrigued by MM Lee’s claims that housing prices would collapse if the citizens choose the opposition members as their MPs, we have conducted a little study to validate this “hard truth”. For this study, we have chosen to zoom in Read More

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HDB – Shorter loans better?
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Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Length of loan is not the issue: Mah Bow Tan” (Today, May 1). It states that “It is not the length of the loan but the percentage of monthly income repayable to the housing loan Read More

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Single-party govt made up of elites and scholars not good for S’pore
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Alicia Wong I am political but I am not partisan. What this means is that I distinguish between party and government. A party, even if they have been the single party in the government for a long time, does not make a government. Read More

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Live updates for Tonight’s Rallies – Tuesday, 3 May
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The rallies tonight will commence at 7pm. 6:31pm: Our TOC reporter Benjamin Cheah at SDP rally site reports that there are few currently at the rally – just the press, police force, SDP volunteers and half a dozen audiences. 6:59pm: About 50 audiences Read More

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PAP has abused power to secure political advantage: WP
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Andrew Loh / “At the start of [our]pre-election public outreach, I have brought up instances where the PAP has abused its power as a government to secure political advantage for the PAP, to perpetuate itself in power and to deny more opposition being Read More

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Does PAP’s Desmond Choo agree with sexist example he recounted?
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Report from the Straits Times. Emphasis ours: PAP’s Desmond Choo outlines plans for Hougang IN AN anecdote-strewn debut rally speech on Saturday night, People’s Action Party (PAP) candidate Desmond Choo detailed his plans and vision for the single-member constituency of Hougang. The 33-year-old Read More

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Getting away with hubris and arrogance
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Andrew Loh / On 30 April, six ministers refuted allegations that the People’s Action Party (PAP) had become an arrogant party. According to the Today newspaper, the “strongest comeback was from Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam, who described it as ‘classic Read More

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Exclusive TOC pictures from the rallies – 2 May
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