Daily Archives: 2011-09-06

The Changing Employment Needs of Singaporeans

A Forum focusing on the looming financial crisis and how it will affect Singaporeans: — Transitioning.org a website set-up to support those that are unemployed, has organised the forum to address the concerns of those that may be affected by the looming economic crisis. Speakers at this Forum will include Dr Vincent Wijeysingha of the Singapore Democratic Party and Mr …

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A disgraceful act of bullying

~by: Ghui~ ‘Teens fist just came out at me’ – it is always shocking to come across news like this (see HERE). Growing up, we were always taught to respect our elders. In fact, it is almost second nature in our culture to put old age on a pedestal on the assumption that the older one is, the wiser one is. …

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Race will not hinder the election of a minority President

~by: Arthur Loke~ I refer to the article ‘Let electoral college choose the President’, dated 3rd Sep 2011, published in The Straits Times , and jointly crafted by Mr Ho Kwon-Ping and Mr Janadas Devan (see HERE) The writers commented in that article that under the present system, a person from the minority races is most unlikely to be elected. …

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People's Association should not serve political party as it's taxpayer funded

~by: Shanta Arul~ I refer to the letter written to the Straits Times by Ms Ooi Hui Mei, Director of Corporate Communications of the People’s Association (PA), on behalf of Deputy Chairman Mr Yam Ah Mee, titled “PA explains rationale for choosing advisers” (see HERE). This is her second letter to the Forum, explaining the rationale behind the PA’s appointment of …

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