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Daily Archives: 2014-07-21

PM Refuses to Yield on the Speak Mandarin – Forgo Dialects policy

By Jentified Citizen Two days after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launched the 35th anniversary celebration of the Speak Mandarin Campaign in early July, Lianhe Zaobao published a commentary that rained on his parade. Zaobao, which is staunchly pro-Govt, had uncharacteristically criticised the Speak Mandarin campaign saying the campaign and the bilingual policy had exacted a very high price from …

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