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Daily Archives: 2012-08-13

Feng Tian Wei not 'Singapore' enough?

By Leo Khaw – If there's a medal for the highest cash payout for winning an Olympic gold, Singapore would top the charts. Under the Multi-Million Dollar Awards Programme (MAP), Olympic gold medal champions in individual events stand to win S$ 1 million, S$500,000 for silver and S$250,000. For example, Feng Tianwei's bronze medal victory in the women's single of …

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Book Review – Freedom From the Press by Cherian George

By Vernon Chan – An insider’s account of the taming of journalism in Singapore IN the era of the New Normal, which started long before Singapore’s press corps and political leaders acknowledged, then proclaimed its existence last year after two almost freak election results, former Straits Times journalist Cherian George is better known for his project of advocating for a …

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