Daily Archives: 2012-09-18

Singapore Dance Theatre presents Sleeping Beauty

PRESS RELEASE 13 – 16 December 2012 at the Esplanade Theatre In celebration of the magical Christmas season, a time of love, hope and festivities, Singapore Dance Theatre will enchant audiences with Sleeping Beauty, a ballet often considered as the pinnacle of classical repertoire.  Staged by artistic director Janek  Schergen  featuring  choreography  by Marius Petipa, Singapore Dance Theatre will bring …

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Understanding Government Immigration Priorities

By Chua Suntong – During the Prime Minister (PM) National Day Rally speech on 26 August 2012, PM Lee mentioned the National Population & Talent Division (NPTD) was looking into immigration issues.   The 3 main immigration components after the General Election (GE) of 2011 were A1)Integration of the 10 000-20 000 Singapore Citizens (SCs) granted annually since 2005. A2)Reducing …

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Leadership and Elite

By Dr Yuen Chung Kwong “I am their leader, I have to follow them!” – Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin (French revolutionary leader) The above sentence might strike some as being very strange: arent leaders supposed to “lead”? Actually, people choose a leader with the expectation of getting something from him/her, maybe material benefits arising from a movement’s success, maybe just inspiring …

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