Monthly Archives: June 2013

GST offset: Less people getting more or less cash?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Singaporeans to receive letters next month on benefits from Budget 2013” (Channel NewsAsia, Jun 28). Report everything except? Such a long news article, but guess what? The Read More

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Pink Dot 2013
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By Ng Yi Shu The fifth annual LGBT gathering at Hong Lim Park drew a record breaking 21,000 turnout today with support from all around Singapore from different walks of life. Pink Dot 2013 began with a charming rendition of the National Anthem Read More

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When emperors start to burn books?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian Curbing free speech in history? What has the new MDA licensing regime got to do with the history of the world? Well, if you study the rise and fall of empires Read More

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Primary School Admissions- Disadvantageous to the poor?
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:28 pmBy: Jeraldine Phneah I am writing this post because I am deeply concerned by the existing admission of primary school students on it’s impact on children from disadvantaged backgrounds in our society. The recent statistics Read More

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Cast Away Like Dirt
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Singapore Armchair Critic for The Online Citizen   I have a soft spot for animals and have been a pescetarian for years. It pains me that thousands of pets are abandoned every year in Singapore, when their novelty wears out, when they become sickly, Read More

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Average 24hr PSI reading
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By Andre I refer to the news article on Today Online – http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/24-hour-psi-reading-betterreflection-haze-impact-health “The health impact of the air pollutants is determined by both the concentration and the duration of exposure. When we measure the health impact, the 24-hour measurement is a better Read More

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Govt should be more aggressive in its response to the haze "crisis"
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By Sin Wei Xiang I welcome the slew of measures unveiled by the Government to tackle the haze (Jun 21). These measures introduced during the press conference held on Jun 20 include: hourly updates of the 24-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) readings, daily updates Read More

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Just A Bad Day: Forum Theatre by AWARE
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amBy: Ng Yi Shu Three women experience different sorts of gender stereotyping and gender violence in three different settings in Singapore. Iris, a mother having financial difficulties paying her rent, is abused both at home Read More

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Mentor Access Project 2013 now open for application
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pm Mentor Access Project (MAP) 2013 is now open for application for the  aspiring authors, poets and playwrights. Established in 2000, MAP is a unique annual writing mentorship programme organised by the National Arts Council Read More

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TOC TV – Leong Sze Hian speaks on the donations by Tote Board
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:46 pmWe all know Tote board donates to charity but how much does Tote board donate to charity? And did you know Tote board donated 400 million to the “Gardens by the Bay”?

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