Daily Archives: 2011-10-05

Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Chok Tong and 4 others step down from PAP CEC

the following is a media release by People’s Action Party: — At today’s meeting, the PAP CEC accepted the resignation of six of its members who proposed to step down to facilitate leadership renewal in the party. They are: Mr Lee Kuan Yew Mr Goh Chok Tong Mr Lim Boon Heng Mr Wong Kan Seng Mr George Yeo Mrs Lim …

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It's difficult to measure the impact of new media on GE 2011

~by: Benjamin Cheah~ “We want to get people thinking, get them to reflect on media and politics,” said Mr Tan Tarn How. Mr Tan, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), was speaking about a conference conducted by the IPS on the 4th of October to discuss the impact of new media on the 2011 General Elections. …

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An Internet elections – believe it or not?

Howard Lee/ The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) is of the opinion that the May 2011 general elections cannot be termed the “Internet elections”. It made this conclusion based on the results of a study it conducted following the general elections, which measured media use, trust and influence on voter choice. There were also other component research segments that rode …

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Will HDB prices keep rising?

~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the articles “HDB resale prices up, private property prices moderate” (Asiaone, Oct 3) and  “First-time BTO applicants stand good chance” (Channel NewsAsia, Oct 3). The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) flash estimates released on 3 October, show that HDB resale and private residential property prices roses by 3.8 and 1.3 per cent, respectively, in the …

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Marine Life Park is committed to marine conservation and research

The following is the response from Marine Life Park’s spokesperson to TOC’s article ‘RWS can impact youths by admitting mistake – Anti-dolphin hunt activist Ric O’ Barry‘ posted on our website today on 4 October 2011: — Our stand remains unchanged:  Mr Ric O’Barry has no jurisdiction in Singapore and his agenda as reported, is to release the dolphins.  We …

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