Daily Archives: 2014-01-04

Social media is more a boon than a bane

By Ravi Philemon I am not sure if I read correctly the intent of Mano Sabnani’s letter to ST Forum titled, ‘Challenges for S’pore in 2014’. In the letter he seems to lament that it is becoming harder to hear the voice of political leaders amid all the noises created by the voice of the man in the street amplified by social …

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Singapore Broadcasting’s Open Secret

By Masked Crusader I did not watch the controversial Mediacorp Countdown on Channel 5. I haven’t watched Mediacorp channels in quite awhile. I am so glad that Ivan Heng spoke up about the “cheena”-ness of the show, it was about time this issue came out in the open. Hopefully, it will lead to an honest discussion about the role of public broadcasting …

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What if the NSE becomes $13b like the MCE?

By Leong Sze Hian 2 Parliamentary reports on MCE? Terry Xu, the Executive Editor of theonlinecitizen sent me 2 Parliamentary replies in connection with the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE). Something rather strange caught my eye in the latest Parliamentary reply on 22 January, 2009, as per the transcript in Hansard – The heading was “MARINA COASTAL EXPRESSWAY (Clarification on exceeded budget)”, followed by – …

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