Daily Archives: 2013-06-29

When emperors start to burn books?

By 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 in history – arguably when emperors and kings start to silence their critics and free speech (such as by burning books and having laws that …

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Primary School Admissions- Disadvantageous to the poor?

By: 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 released by the Ministry of Education revealing that one in every five primary school students enter by ‘connections’ is a worrying one (“20% of P1 …

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