Daily Archives: 2013-04-24

Vandalism of Cenotaph – TOC's statement

The Online Citizen wishes to express our utmost sadness and disdain for the reported vandalism committed on the Cenotaph, where the word “democracy” was reportedly spray-painted on the monument (http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/cenotaph-cleaned-after-reported-vandalism). We can only guess why anyone would wish to deface the Cenotaph with such an action, but the very act is an insult to those who have shed blood, sweat …

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Singapore startup Viddsee streams regional short films for the social web

Viddsee is an online social watching platform for Southeast Asian short films just founded in January this year. A platform that aims to streamline the process of discovering, watching and sharing regional stories for a global online audience. The Singapore startup is co-founded by filmmaker-engineers Ho Jia Jian and Derek Tan. The duo is passionate about the marriage between art and technology …

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The Politics of Being Dominant and Dominating

By Nizam Ismail I write this note not merely to explain the circumstances behind my departure from the Board of Directors of the Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) and stepping down as Chairman of the Board of Centre for Research on Malay and Islamic Affairs (RIMA). More importantly, I am compelled to set out the approach taken by the State to …

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