Daily Archives: 2013-11-06

Licensed to Offend

By Vincent Wijeysingha The controversy that recently arose on Facebook involving what came to be instantiated as cyber-bulling has been germane. No doubt the episode was upsetting for those caught at its pivot. However, it has launched a debate on the nature of free expression which is instructive because it disclosed that, from years under PAP tutelage, the fundamental freedoms have …

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Transport fare review: What’s missing?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “Up to 1 million commuters to benefit if fare review recommendations are approved” and “Continued affordability of public transport is key: Lui Tuck Yew“ (Straits Times, Nov 6). Wait until next fare increase then get concessions? The latter states that “In a Facebook post Tuesday he said: “We must do this while …

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Submissions Sought for ‘SHEROES SINGAPORE’

Submit Your Photos to End Violence Against Women!  Singapore Committee for UN Women Photography Competition The recent UN Women campaign by Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai used real Google searches to highlight how gender inequality and widespread sexism still continues to exist around the world. The prevalence of these shocking gender stereotypes highlight the need for women’s rights campaigns and …

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