Daily Archives: 2014-05-20

PAP vs WP – two different approaches to disagreements

By Andrew Loh The last time Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong responded to a false report was on 13 April this year. And it was not, unlike what you may be thinking, over any articles by a blogger, who seem to meet the sharp edge of Mr Lee’s unhappiness in the form of lawsuits nowadays. Instead, Mr Lee was responding …

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Crossroads for a more open and engaged media environment

By Howard Lee This article is not about supporting or denigrating blogger Roy Ngerng who, you should know by now, has been issued a letter of demand by lawyers representing our Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Neither is it about justifying which party is correct or more deserving of justice. I believe this has been too well-argued in online comments …

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NUS top rank – not necessarily a reflection of teaching quality

  By Howard Lee Media reported last week that the National University of Singapore has topped a list of universities in Asia, with Nanyang Technological University edging up three places to seventh in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) international rankings. Those who are versed in the education sector, however, might have a different view of such rankings. In particular, the rankings …

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