Daily Archives: 2012-08-01

SDP on Cabinet reshuffle: PR exercise or genuine response to the people's needs?

  PRESS RELEASE The changes to the cabinet and the introduction of the new ministries by the Prime Minister (PM) are accompanied by little useful information but much public relations puff. Statements like Singapore entering a "new phase of development", the need to "strengthen our families", and focusing on "building a cohesive and vibrant society" have been stock phrases that …

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Singapore International Storytelling Festival 2012

PRESS RELEASE The Singapore International Storytelling Festival is a unique gathering of people that explores the many manifestations of storytelling. Be enthralled by some of the best kept secrets of traditional Asian storytelling. Expect exhilarating and unique dramatic performances of different cultural origins, enriching workshops and an intensive masterclass. Asian Congress of Storytellers 1 – 2 Sep / 9.30am – …

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Media Literacy Council: MICA’s Legacy Continues!

~ By Howard Lee ~ Just when you thought the Singapore government had given up on pushing through the Internet Code of Conduct, the mere concept which was much derided by the online community, along comes a new project – the Media Literacy Council, to be formed on 1 August 2012 but announced by MDA just two days before, with …

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