Daily Archives: 2011-09-14

NUS' disrespectful reference to Lee Kuan Yew

~by: Jewel Philemon~ National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Department of Biological Sciences announced a public seminar titled ‘Fragmentation and Land Use Change: Impacts on Tropical Forest Diversity’. Luke Gibson, a graduate student of the Department of Biological Sciences, NUS is the speaker for this seminar. Providing an abstract of the seminar, Mr Gibson said: “Forest loss and fragmentation increasingly threaten …

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PA should be reformed to be more inclusive

~by: Ghui~ ~with: Ravi Philemon~ PM Lee’s recent defence of the practice of appointing members of the People’s Action Party (PAP) as advisers to the People’s Association’s (PA) some 1,800 grassroots organisations seems to indicate some confusion between the concept of government and the PAP as a political party. This blurring of lines between the PAP and the government of …

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New media transformed Singapore's election coverage

The General and Presidential Elections held this year, witnessed the power new and social media as an alternative news source and a platform for the public to air their views. The Singapore Press Club analyses how the new media has changed the political landscape and political news coverage in Singapore today.

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