Daily Archives: April 10, 2015

S’pore flag left on the ground, how many will pick it up?
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 25

In a social experiment to see how Singaporeans and the public would react, 22-year old student Ben Matchap placed an A4-sized copy of the Singapore flag on the ground at a busy public pathway in Dhoby Ghaut. Matchap, a student at Lasalle and Read More

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Revisiting Lee Kuan Yew and PAP in our early years
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 3

By Andrew Situ Lee Kuan Yew was a founding member and inaugural secretary-general of the People’s Action Party, the dominant political party in Singapore whose steel grip on power has often been scrutinised by various media outlets. He became the Prime Minister of Read More

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By-election in Tanjong Pagar – A legal analysis
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 8

By Subramaniam Thirumeni I hope it is not too vulgar or insensitive to blog about this now.  I certainly hope the lynch mob will not turn on me. This is an issue about the law and so I am just wondering out aloud: Read More

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ACRES planning for wild dolphin watching tours and research in Singapore
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

Animal rights group ACRES launched a ground-breaking study today on the wild dolphins in Singapore waters, and also hopes to establish Singapore’s first-ever wild dolphin watching tours. The study hopes to create greater awareness and understanding of wild dolphins in Singapore waters, so as Read More

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68 illegal dorms “discovered” in Geylang – only tip of the iceberg?
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 7

In the last four months, a shocking 68 unauthorised dormitories for workers have been identified in Geylang alone. This was revealed by a report in the Straits Times on 9 April. It said the illegal dormitories, apparently “uncovered” by the Singapore Civil Defence Read More

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Celebrating diversity rather than single Singapore identity: Ho Kwon Ping
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee Noting that former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has essentially created a hegemonic Singapore national identity for us, SR Nathan Fellow Mr Ho Kwon Ping said that Mr Lee’s recent passing serves as a poignant reminder about how it is Read More

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