Daily Archives: 2013-02-09

Open letter on article "Wake Up Singaporeans" in Zaobao

By Bernard Tang Dear Dr Tahir (Director of Mayapada Group), I read about your article today on Wake up Singaporeans. I also read about philanthropy. I believe we share similar values in that we should be grateful because all sentient beings are inter-dependent. Our parents have nourished us when we were babies. Our first love, teachers, partners and comrades who battle it …

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The aftermath of 5 days, and still taking wrong steps

By Ghui A week after the Parliamentary White Paper on population was released, Parliament has voted to endorse it. The results are decisive and indicate that an overwhelming number of MPs have voted in favour of it. 77 for, 13 against and 1 abstention. As a layman observing the furore, I find the results startling. All the PAP MPs voted …

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ACRES calls for probe on cruelty to RWS dolphins

By Howard Lee Dolphins and fireworks don’t mix. That was the message from the Animal Concerns Research and Education Society to Resorts World Sentosa, as it filed an official request to the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority on Friday, to investigate animal cruelty towards the dolphins kept at RWS’s Marine Life Park. ACRES cited scientific research that says loud sounds cause …

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