Daily Archives: 2013-12-16

Little India riot – mis-reporting, falsehoods and speculations

By Andrew Loh Back in July, blogger Ravi Philemon had his name dragged through the mud by ministers and the government-controlled local media for re-posting what a friend had said to him about the distribution of N95 masks. July was when Singapore was experiencing its worst case of the haze from Indonesia. Mr Philemon’s re-post on Facebook questioned if the …

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The alternative news in 1 day? (part 8)

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the Public Service Division’s reply “No change in policy for pensioners” (Straits Times Forum, Dec 16) to Audrey Cheong’s letter (“Pensioner not told of policy changes“; Dec 3). Never answer the question? It states that “Ms Cheong was under the misapprehension that there had been a change in policies relating to hospitalisation and ward …

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