Monthly Archives: August 2012

Meritocracy’s demerits
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By Bertha Henson – This is the one big value I would fight to keep: Meritocracy. It is the one big reason this kampong girl is now a well-educated, financially-independent woman. No matter what the background, you study hard, work hard, live honestly Read More

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Announcing SDP's 2nd Annual Football Tournament
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmPRESS RELEASE Following the success of SDP's football competition organised last year, the Young Democrats are pleased to announce the 2nd SDP Football Tournament. This will be held on 22 September 2012 (Saturday) at [email protected], Read More

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Tan Jee Say: The next steps – 3 options
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By Tan Jee Say – In this second part of the interview with the Straits Times on the first anniversary of the 2011 Presidential election, I focus on my plans going forward. Here's the question and answer –   3.  What are your Read More

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ORIGINATIN​G SUMMONS TO EXPEL ALL COUNCIL MEMBERS OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE
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PRESS RELEASE Dear Press, In response to the spiteful, malicious and vindictive application of last week by the Law Society of Singapore (LSS), to make Mr M Ravi to forcibly submit to a psychiatric evaluation to ascertain his fitness to practise law in Read More

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Oldest Children’s Home in Singapore Celebrates 110th Anniversary
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmMEDIA RELEASE  Oldest Children’s Home in Singapore Celebrates 110th Anniversary New Teens’ Annex Planned – Expansion to care for Teenage Girls Children’s Aid Society (CAS) is one of the oldest charities in Singapore – its Read More

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About Singapore Press Holdings
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By Yuen Chung Kwong – Singapore Press Holdings and Mediacorp are the two major news organizations in Singapore. Mediacorp is a government owned corporation, while SPH is a listed company whose share holdings are widely distributed (a legal requirement forbidding any single shareholding Read More

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Panasonic Singapore exploited us: foreign workers
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:42 amBy: Kumaran Pillai, Terry Xu & Leo Khaw – Chen (not her real name) paid S$3600 of her savings to an agent in promise of more money, better life and to escape from the communist Read More

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Willing Hearts: Feeding the Poor in Singapore
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By Creatives For Causes (CFC) – What happens when a poor elderly woman faces difficulty walking but has to buy groceries and cook daily to support herself and her bedridden husband? Who takes care of and feed the children of a lower income Read More

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Renewing Perspectives on the MDP
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:19 pmBy Howard Lee – Jointly organised by the National Solidarity Party and the Think Centre, the Public Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Mandatory Death Penalty drew a crowd of more than 100, packed into Read More

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That Dicey Question of National Identity
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By Ghui – Patriotism and a sense of identifying with one’s “home” country are certainly not straightforward issues. This is especially not clear-cut in the age of globalisation. Singapore has seen its own share of immigration. Indeed, this is a worldwide phenomenon and Read More

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