Daily Archives: 2011-07-13

funny little world to Government: Emulate Gaga

The following was first published in funny little world. Kirsten Han / When I first saw this article, ‘Swee Say to firms: Emulate Gaga‘, I thought my eyes were going to fall out of my head. But after reading the article I had to confess that I did see his point. No matter what you might say about Lady Gaga, …

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Listening to Lunatics

Benjamin Cheah / If Mr Chan Chun Sing’s remarks last week are any indication, the government is dead set on moving in two contradictory directions. On the one hand, it encourages greater citizen participation in politics. On the other, it wishes to retain its dominance of the political sphere. The government wants to have it both ways. But the government cannot. Hypocrisy and …

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Is the current Singapore the Singapore we really want?

by: Vivian Chueh/ Is the current Singapore the Singapore we really want? Perhaps, it used to be, but as a sixteen-year-old who grew up here, I cannot help but critique how policies implemented and systems which are in place, have so much room for improvement. I was reading the open letter written to the Minister of Education by the Secondary …

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Stress: Government plays a part – Dr Ang Yong Guan

Joshua Chiang / A survey of 8 countries during the economic downturn revealed that Singaporeans were the most pessimistic despite being least affected by the economic downturn. Another survey of 14 countries showed our workers to be the unhappiest of all. There is at least one suicide a day. According to psychiatrist Dr Ang Yong Guan, Singaporeans are facing an unhealthy level of stress, and it …

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