Daily Archives: 2011-05-27

    ACRES needs your help to “Save the World’s Saddest Dolphins”
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    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:18 pmHoward Lee / At the turn of this year, I interviewed Louis Ng, the Executive Director of the Animals Concerns and Research & Education Society (ACRES), and one of the questions was what ACRES plan to Read More

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    Vote for an independent-minded President
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    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:18 pmJason Lee / Notwithstanding the Government’s recent announcements (ie. review of Ministerial salaries) and actions (ie. PM’s apology during an election rally) which received lavish praise from many Singaporeans – especially journalists and political watchers, Read More

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    Shadrake’s appeal dismissed, to start jail term
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    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:18 pmAndrew loh / British author Alan Shadrake’s appeal against a conviction for contempt of court was dismissed by the Singapore Court of Appeal on Friday. The author was arrested in July last year, the day Read More

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    The sandwiched class of PAP bureaucracy
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    G Hui / A friend of mine who works in the civil service once commented: “If you think the ministers are high-handed, you should try talking to their minions!” This statement stuck in my mind because it encapsulates the mindset of the civil Read More

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    Dignity and respect come from genuine service
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    Andy Soon / I refer to the article in ‘Lianhe Zaobao’ in regards to PAP MP Dr Lim Wee Kiak remarks about ministerial pay which should be able to reflect the dignity and status of a minister and his subsequent claims that his Read More

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