Daily Archives: 2012-04-12

Bukit Brown: Will we really remember our cultural identity?

~ By Ng Yi Shu ~ The debate with regards to Bukit Brown had raged for close to a year. With LTA’s and MND’s go-ahead on the eight-lane highway and the call for moratorium on the highway gone unheeded, there is nothing the NGOs can do today to stop the destruction of our heritage. But with all honesty, will we …

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Fuel cost price goes down but tariff goes up!

~ By Leong Sze Hian ~ I refer to the Energy Market Authority’s (EMA) reply “Power tariff increases in line with fuel prices: EMA” (Straits Times, Apr 7) to my letter Power tariff peg to fuel prices raises question over latest hike” (Straits Times, Apr 3). It states that “While Singapore is a price-taker when it comes to fuel costs; …

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Post-GE 2011: A Watershed Election – For Good or For Worse?

~ By Jackson Tan ~ The 2011 General Election was viewed as a ‘watershed election’ (East Asia Forum, 2011) in which, for the first time in Singapore’s history, there was a strong Opposition presence. Many issues dominated the elections, some were very pressing, others not much of a concern yet. It was also remembered for the fact that the ruling …

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