Daily Archives: 2014-03-27

Inequality and discrimination in Singapore – It’s time to check our privileges

By Kirsten Han “I don’t feel Singapore is racist, or xenophobic,” said Dr Yvonne McNulty at SMU and ONE (Singapore)’s panel discussion on race and xenophobia last night. “I don’t feel discriminated against.” What she did feel, McNulty explained, was misunderstood. As someone who now has Permanent Residency in Singapore, she talked about how she still constantly feels judged by …

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Shop seeks assistance in indentifying culprit filmed on CCTV

By Terry Xu On Monday morning, KOT Selections, a wine importing company found its doors damaged along with other items in the shop. As the shop was closed on Sunday and no one knew what happened the day before, they had to refer to the CCTV footage to find out what had happened. Upon checking the CCTV footage, it was …

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Straits Times portal’s inaccurate report about NSman on train

From reporting a false story in 2012, to its xenophobic reports in 2013, the Straits Times’ portal – STOMP – now looks to cast aspersions on our NSmen with an inaccurate and unfair report. On 24 March, STOMP published a submission by a “stomper” accusing an NSman of not giving up his seat to an elderly woman. The report, published …

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Posters at City Hall MRT question the consumption of meat

Posters at City Hall MRT station pair a pet and a farmed animal, and ask commuters, “Why Love One But Eat the Other?” Passengers boarding and alighting from trains at City Hall MRT station can look forward to thought provoking posters on all 96 of the interchange station’s train doors. From 27 March to 9 April, 2014, the posters will …

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