Daily Archives: 2014-06-04

Avant Theatre presents “Akka” & “Akka – The End”, a story focusing on Indian transgender women in Singapore

This July, Avant Theatre is proud to present the re-staging of the 1991 smash hit, “AKKA”, and it’s much awaited sequel, “AKKA – The End” as a double bill production guaranteed to be ‘singularly refreshing’! A first in Tamil theatre, the “Akka” plays will focus on the issues surrounding Indian transgender women in Singapore and the lives they lead in …

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How does Temasek know it does not handle CPF funds?

By SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian We refer to Temasek’s letter “Temasek doesn’t invest or manage CPF savings” (Straits Times Forum Jun 4) to Straits Times’s article ““Ways to improve CPF”” published last Saturday. The article wrote – Another elderly CPF member who declined to be named tells Insight: “Every time they raise the Minimum Sum, I suspect that it’s …

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The Online Citizen to be owned by The Opinion Collaborative Ltd

Media Release With immediate effect, The Online Citizen (TOC), which consists of the domain name www.theonlinecitizen.com, will be managed by The Opinion Collaborative Ltd (TOC Ltd), a social enterprise registered under the Companies Act. TOC will retain its full editorial independence, while ceding its administrative and management functions, including those of fund-raising and revenue generation, to TOC Ltd. This will …

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In Memory of Dr Lim Hock Siew

By Teo Soh Lung / Image from screen-grab of banned video featuring Dr Lim Hock Siew, produced by Martyn See “I am not interested in saving Lee Kuan Yew’s face. This is not a question of pride but one of principle. My detention is completely unjustifiable and I will not lift a single finger to help Lee Kuan Yew to …

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