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Daily Archives: 2011-08-21

Face to Face 2: Presidential Forum video Part 2

Photos by: Terry Xu and Shawn Danker/ Note from the TOC team: Part Two of the Face to Face 2 forum was delayed due to technical difficulties. We apologise for the inconvenience. This is Part Two of a set of two video clips. Part One is available HERE. Transcripts will be available soon

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Former ISA detainee Dr Lim Hock Siew issues challenge to Dr Tony Tan

Singapore's second longest-held political prisoner under the Internal Security Act challenged Presidential candidate Dr Tony Tan on Saturday to 'categorically state' that the people who were arrested in Operation Coldstore and Operation Spectrum were 'terrorists'. He was speaking at a memorial held in honor of former ISA detainee Tan Jing Quee who passed away in June this year. The memorial …

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The digital lynch mobs call to ban Alex Chang from all McDonald’s in Singapore

by: Muhammad Fadli/ Social media has had a transformative effect on the way people communicate and interact with each other. There has been many positive effects of digital media such as the increasing democratization of issues. People can use these platforms to make their views heard and mobilize for specific causes. The Arab spring is one such example where social …

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Tan Kin Lian explains Tan Jing Quee memorial commotion

Report and photos by Sharon Ng and Shawn Danker Presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian said that he attended the memorial gathering for the late Tan Jing Quee on Saturday afternoon as he had initially thought it to be a visit to a monument to commemorate the former ISA detainee. Mr Tan was responding to queries from The Online Citizen over a commotion …

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Face to Face 2: video of part 2 to be released at 10pm

The Online Citizen/ Photos by Shawn Danker and Terry Xu/ Due to technical difficulties, we will not be able to broadcast the video of the second part of the Face to Face 2 forum at 6pm. Instead, we are now targeting to broadcast it at 10pm tonight. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. In the meantime, you can watch Part …

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Dr Wong Wee Nam: Why I intend to vote for Tan Jee Say

Dr Wong Wee Nam/ The following is an excerpt from an article first posted on sgpoltics.net There is no doubt Mr. Tan Jee Say has plenty of courage. He was the first high-ranking scholar-civil servant to come out and fight a general election on an opposition ticket in May 2011. You need to have plenty of courage to do that. …

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Opposition members turn up for SPP’s National Day dinner

photos and video by Joshua Chiang/ More than twenty members from different opposition parties turn up at the Singapore People's Party's National Day Dinner on Saturday evening at a restaurant in Tanjong Katong Complex. They include Workers' Party's Gerald Giam, Glenda Han, and MP-elect for Hougang SMC, Yaw Shin Leong. Singapore Democratic Party was represented by Vincent Wijeysingha and John …

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