Daily Archives: 2015-02-12

Sylvia Lim lays down the facts to correct misimpressions

Speech by MP for Aljunied GRC and chairman of the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Townn Council. [Delivered in Parliament on 12 Feb 2015] We support the motion and as Town Council chairman I would like to put the concerns about the accounts of Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East TC in proper perspective. As we said before, we welcome the audit by the Auditor-General’s Office. The …

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Reflections on IPS seminar: Assessing the rationality of political online space

By Ng E-Jay I attended the Institute of Policy Studies seminar entitled “Assessing the Rationality of Political Online Space” held on 11 Feb 2015. In this seminar, IPS presented quantitative research done on online political blogs in an attempt to assess characteristics such as journalistic objectivity, level of emotions, and level of partisanship. Regression analysis was carried out to identity …

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Mindef files court application, Ting & TOC ready to refute allegations

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has replied to Dr Ting Choon Ming’s and The Online Citizen’s decision not to accede to its demands in relation to the article on Dr Ting Choon Ming’s patent infringement case with the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). According to AGC, MINDEF has applied for an order under Section 15(2) of the Protection from Harassment Act, and a pre-trial conference is fixed for TOC on 5 …

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