Daily Archives: 2012-06-14

Is English or Mandarin the language of the future?
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By Jennifer Pak – English has been the dominant global language for a century, but is it the language of the future? If Mandarin Chinese is to challenge English globally, then it first has to conquer its own backyard, South East Asia. In Read More

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Hougang BE appreciation night
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pm Left to right: Kash, Kumaran Pillai & Howard At Macdonald House, 9th June 2012.   

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Fourth Annual CIPE International Youth Essay Contest Winners Announced
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Press Release  Washington, DC – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has announced the winners for its Fourth Annual International Youth Essay Competition. The nine winning essays were selected from over 400 entries in three categories: Corruption, Democratic Transitions, and Economically-Sustainable Development. Read More

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Why does (in)equality matter?
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By Luke Lu – Why does (in)equality matter?[1] There has been recent public debate regarding issues of meritocracy, widening wage gaps and the kind of moral imperative our society should develop. Some like Dr Tommy Koh have proposed how we may learn from Read More

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Google and Barclays Come out in Support of Pink Dot
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~ By Cheong Yaoming ~ Multinational heavyweights Google and Barclays have also joined the expanding list of corporate contributors. “We are excited by the growing number of companies that are ‘coming out’ and supporting  a social movement like Pink Dot,” said Paerin Choa,  Pink Dot SG spokesperson. Read More

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Singaporeans For Democracy (SFD) to de-register from Registrar of Society (ROS)
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SFD Media Release 13 June 2012 SFD to de-register as ROS society Members of Singaporeans For Democracy (SFD) approved a motion to dissolve the organization as a society registered with Registrar of Society during its Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2012. SFD Read More

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