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Daily Archives: 2014-07-24

Abolish CPF and the retirement age

By Benedict Chong It was only several months ago when PM Lee Hsien Loong launched a defamation lawsuit against Roy Ngerng for insidious and damaging attacks upon his character and name. The scope of this article, however, is not to question the morality of the lawsuit. Instead, it aims to delve into a field not visited by Roy in his …

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Hindu society’s 14-year appeal for land to build temple

  On 6 July, thousands of devotees thronged the Toa Payoh stadium to celebrate the Ratha Yatra festival, or the Chariot Festival, where Hindus mark the journey of Lord Jagannath, from his temple in Puri, India, to his garden palace in the countryside. The festival is celebrated in various parts of India as well, especially in Odisha, Manipur and West …

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Singapore’s so-called moral majority

By Adrianna Tan / Image from coriwong.com Call it what you will — if there are some among us in Singapore who fashion ourselves the conservative majority, the silent majority, the moral majority — that line, and its consequent political implementation, is bound to fail. It is not enough to view what we are currently witnessing as a ‘culture war’, as ‘us …

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