Daily Archives: 2014-10-09

Facilitator of “relationship” programme ineffective: HCI principal
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 11

Hwa Chong Institution (HCJC) principal Dr Hon Chiew Weng has said that the facilitator of the “relationship” programme, made public by one of his students Ms Agatha Tan for its overtly sexist slant, was “ineffective”. Dr Hon did not indicate if this ineffectiveness Read More

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The Age of Petitions, and it’s hardly democratic
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 2

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pm By Aloysius Chia Not one month goes by where no petition is written about some current event or another. First, we have the petition to remove Tim Pei Ling as a Member of Parliament. Read More

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Censorship is for the ignorant, not us
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 5

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pm By Howard Lee I will not mince words here. The government’s decision not to allow “To Singapore With Love” to be screened in its home country is not a “film classification”. It is censorship, Read More

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FOTF “relationship programme” will “cease by end-2014”: MOE
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 2

The controversial “relationship programme” run by the charity organisation, Focus on the Family (FOTF), will “cease its run by end-2014”, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Wednesday. FOTF is the external vendor approved by the MOE to run sexuality education workshops in Read More

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