Monthly Archives: September 2012

Help struggling VWOs by withdrawing IPC?
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By Leong Sze Hian – I refer to the article "Sage closes, leaving wages and bills unpaid" (Straits Times, Sep 5).   Financial difficulties – withdraw IPC? It states that "In 2006, it lost its IPC or Institutions of a Public Character status, Read More

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Telecom Credit Co-operative under Police probe
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:38 pm  By Leo Khaw – The Telecom Credit Co-operative Society Ltd (TCC) of Singapore is under Police probe for alleged cheating offences under Section 420 of the Penal Code. TCC is a non-profit financial institution Read More

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Education: Charting our education reform
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By Richmond Lee – It is strange in a way how the primary education has been politicized for education belongs to everyone. With the haze encapsulating our city state, we are too fumbling with a flurry of hazy views to best proceed with Read More

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Education: Charting our education reform
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By Richmond Lee – It is strange in a way how the primary education has been politicized for education belongs to everyone. With the haze encapsulating our city state, we are too fumbling with a flurry of hazy views to best proceed with Read More

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Book Launch: Floating on a Malayan Breeze by Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh
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By Leo Khaw – “For Sudhir, a young Singaporean, to describe himself as ‘Malayan’ piqued my curiosity because I also consider myself one. This lively book is more than just an enjoyable travelogue: it is a series of thoughtful — sometimes provocative — Read More

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The Government should not get involved in the row between Archbishop Chia and Function 8
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By Ghui – There is ongoing debate between Archbishop Nicholas Chia and Function 8 on the retraction of a letter given by Archbishop Chia in support of an anti ISA rally. To muddy the waters, there is also argument on whether or not Read More

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Old wine in a new bottle: Lawrence Wong
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By Tay – Senior Minister Lawrence Wong had recently hit out against netizens’ apparent politicisation of the royal couple’s visit to Queenstown and the televised National Conversation on his facebook page. In his piece, he defends his party, taking the position of a Read More

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Between MHA, the Church, Function 8 and a whole bunch of “if”s
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By Howard Lee – Much ink has been spilt over the recent disagreement of opinion between the Catholic Church, headed by Archbishop Nicholas Chia and Function 8, a civil society group that champions critical thinking. I will not go into the details, which Read More

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Swimming with Sharks by Pangdemonium – A Review
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By Yeoh Lai Lin – With a deliberately cheeky disclaimer of "approximately 10 sh*ts and 37 f***s", you know you are in for a night of quality drama.  Swimming with Sharks tells a riveting tale revealing the dark and dirty office politics going Read More

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Social Innovation and Social Enterprise: Report
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By Ng Yi Shu – The recent socio-political developments in the form of the new National Conversation has brought into the spotlight civil society and freedoms of speech. However, one area that has been mentioned yet neglected is the area of social innovation Read More

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