Daily Archives: 2014-10-08

“Tyranny of the majority”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 10

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmby Teo Soh Lung “… the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number, is self-protection. That the only purpose for Read More

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How far should MPs go for a cause?
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 12

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pm In the last six months, Member of Parliament for Moulmein-Kallang GRC, Denise Phua, has called on the government to slay two (sacred) cows – one, the elected presidency; and two, gambling.In May, Ms Phua, Read More

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“Global outlook” needs an honest perspective, including of ourselves
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 3

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Ghui Singapore is a small country. In many ways, it is affected by and dependent upon events happening in the wider world. As such, I whole heartedly agree with PM Lee when he says Read More

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Hwa Chong alumni express “shock” at relationship programme
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 3

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:11 pmA group of petitioners who say they are alumni of Hwa Chong Institution have expressed shock at the “relationship programme” in their school. Concerns over the programme, titled, “Uncomplicated”, was first raised by Ms Agatha Read More

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What claim have we to another’s citizenship?
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 94

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pm By Ariffin Sha A petition circulating online, directed at the Singapore Government, seeks to convince the Government to revoke Ms Han Hui Hui’s Singapore citizenship. Ms Han is the organiser of the Return Our Read More

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Christian charity defends “relationship programme” in school
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 7

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:11 pm The controversial workshop attended by Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) student, Agatha Tan, is “not a sexuality education program”, the Christian charity which runs the programme says. Instead, Focus on the Family (FOTF) says it Read More

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