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Daily Archives: 2012-06-06

Sticker Lady came unstuck

~ By Bertha Henson ~ The debate over the Sticker Lady is getting real interesting. Whether it’s art – or not – is one point. The second question is whether it is damage to other people’s property – or not – is another. I thought what Indranee Rajah told TNP is useful – how can it be that if you like something, …

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Think Centre's statement on Dr Lim Hock Siew's passing

Loss of one of Singapore's political forefathers As founding member and leader of Barisan Sosialis, the party formed by a splinter group of the People’s Action Party (PAP) in 1961, Dr Lim was a leader who was steadfast in his socialist convictions and who always stayed true to his political principles. He did not waver even when those beliefs landed …

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UP Singapore (15 June – 4 July 2012)

“Singapore is one of the most wired, smartest cities and continues to be a global leader for smarter and more livable cities,” said Jason Aspes, founding partner of Newton Circus. With help from government agencies and private companies including the Economic Development Board, the Ministry of Health and SingTel they are organizing the inaugural UP Singapore, an experiment in ground-up urban innovation to …

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TOC Obituary: Dr Lim Hock Siew (21 Feb 1931 – 4 June 2012)

“So, the main democratic right (to participate in politics) is a fundamental constitutional right of the people of Singapore. And no one should be deprived of their right and held to ransom to extort statements of contrition of repentance and contrition” – Dr Lim Hock Siew, If anyone was entitled to be bitter, it was Dr Lim Hock Siew. Detained …

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Extrajudicial killing and the United States

By Saiful Saleem - Starting in November 2002 with the killing of 6 al-Qaeda members traveling in a car struck by a missile from an unmanned drone, the United States began to adopt a policy of targeted extrajudicial killing in the War on Terror. [i] And since then, the extrajudicial killings have multiplied, culminating in the high profile killing of Osama …

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