Daily Archives: 2011-07-02

HDB DBSS: 76%, 25% or 15%?

Leong Sze Hian / I was surprised to read the blog posting by Minister of National Development Mr Khaw Boon Wan, ‘Startling But False‘. Allow me to explain why. The blog posting states, “I was startled when I read the front page article in the Business Times “Profit margins for DBSS developers ‘look high’” (Jun 30). It alleged that the …

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Freedom and its Limits: A Conversation with Rex Bloomstein

The Online Citizen speaks to Rex Bloomstein, director of The Prison Where I Live which focuses on the plight of Zarganar, Burma’s leading political satirist who is currently serving 35 years in prison for “public order offences”. In this exclusive interview, Bloomstein shares the journey of making the film and his opinions on human rights, freedom of expression and the …

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High Altitude Sexism?

Ghui / In our modern day and age, it is accepted that both men and women are equally entitled to pursue their careers to the best of their ability. One’s gender does not generally affect one’s chances for promotion as long as he or she performs. It is therefore disturbing that Singapore Airlines has a practice of not recruiting female …

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