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Daily Archives: 2015-06-07

Bodies of 7 more Singaporeans identified, said MOE

Ministry of Education (MOE) in its latest update has confirmed that bodies of 7 more Singaporeans have been identified as part of the death toll due to the earthquake on 5 June. The 5 students are;  Ameer Ryyan bin Mohd Adeed Sanjay, Emilie Giovanna Ramu, Matahom Karyl Mitzi Higuit, Rachel Ho Yann Shiuan, Sonia Jhala and one teacher, Loo Jian …

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Truly an honest mistake by Sharon Au

By Alfian Sa’at I don’t know Sharon Au as a friend. But I have met her before, and I remember that we were both enthusing about how much we loved Haresh Sharma’s plays. (Au declared he was her favourite Singaporean playwright.) I actually don’t like it when racial discourses are framed in terms of ‘sensitivity’, because the aggrieved parties–often minorities–are …

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