Daily Archives: 2011-07-11

9 July 2011: IPS Post-Election Forum Speech on Party Renewal

I attended a very thought-provoking conference at the invitation of the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy last Friday where I was asked to speak on party renewal. I have appended my speech in full below. I spoke on the subject of party renewal alongside Hazel Poa of the National Solidarity Party and Vikram …

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NTUC Fairprice in Hougang closes

The NTUC FairPrice Supermarket at Hougang Community Club has closed down with effect from today.  The outlet especially serves many elderly residents in the opposition-held ward of Hougang. While reasons such as NTUC FairPrice’s restructuring and upgrading have been cited as reasons for the closure, some residents TOC spoke to in Hougang questioned why an established name such as NTUC …

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An unhealthy preoccupation with race

By Ghui Singapore is a multiracial society with a melting pot of cultures. The four main races in Singapore: Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian work with each other and live amongst each other. As a country, we celebrate, amongst others, Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Puasa, Deepavali and Christmas. In such a multicultural environment, one could reasonably expect that our …

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