Daily Archives: 2012-02-22

Foreign scholars: Missing statistics?

~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the article “Foreign scholars closely tracked” (ST, Feb 18). Sometimes, replies in Parliament may give you the edgy feeling that the statistics cited may not be telling you the whole story. One such instance I think, was the recent reply on foreign scholars. “At least” means how many? What does at least 2,000 …

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The accusation is the evidence?

~by: Ravi Philemon~ TOC refers to the article published in TR Emeritus, 'Is PAP bankrolling prominent blogger Andrew Loh' (see HERE). The article has been taken off-line by TRE now.  Although most of what was written in that article were only speculations and so need no clarification, there were two assertions made in the article which had to be clarified. …

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Yaw Shin Leong will not appeal against expulsion

By the way of a press release to the mainstream media, Speaker of Parliament Michael Palmer has informed that Hougang MP Yaw Shin Leong will not be appealing against his expulsion from the Workers' Party. Mr Yaw was given till Friday, February 24, to inform Parliament if he will appeal against or challenge his expulsion from the WP. No further …

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Foreign scholars: Missing statistics?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Foreign scholars closely tracked” (ST, Feb 18). Sometimes, replies in Parliament may give you the edgy feeling that the statistics cited may not be telling you the whole story One such instance I think, was the recent reply on foreign scholars. “At least” means how many of foreign scholars that the …

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