Daily Archives: March 16, 2015

Living the kampong spirit – sense of community
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 2

By Howard Lee The progressive narrative has dominated much of Singapore’s development, and while this has generally been seen from the perspective of economy development, the physical changes it has wrought on our living spaces is just as undeniable. Much of the anguish Read More

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Freedom Film Fest: A $5000 film grant to be won by filmmakers
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

A shoutout to Singapore filmmakers from the FreedomFilmFest! This year a Singaporean filmmaker will get a film grant of $5000 SGD if his or her proposal is selected from the pitch.  The organiser of the FreedomFilmFest 2015 is asking filmmakers to send in their films and Read More

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Living the kampong spirit – the ghost of kampongs past
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 29

By Simon Vincent In a somewhat poignant article, the Straits Times reported on the dwindling rusticity of Kampong Lorong Buangkok — the last kampong in mainland Singapore. The replacement of wood with metal during the latest renovation can be read as a symbol Read More

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Did PAP activists break the law in distributing flyers?
By Ariffin Sha Posted on by Ariffin Sha 50

By Ariffin Sha A team of activists from the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) had distributed flyers urging residents of Aljunied GRC to question the Workers’ Party past midnight last Friday. Enough have been said about the morals, or lack thereof, of their antics. I Read More

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