Daily Archives: 2016-03-08

Jetstar: NDI’s Mothers of Light awarded Jetstar Flying Start Grant

Jetstar has just awarded the first of its bi-annual Flying Start grant in 2016 to Nusantara Development Initiatives (NDI), a non-profit social enterprise for its ‘Mothers of Light’ programme. One out of every four Indonesians does not have access to electricity. Their choices are to rely on kerosene, which can be an expensive and harmful. The alternative is to have no …

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Advocacy must be partisan, but cannot abandon objectivity

By Daniel Ling Social media advocacy is a noble cause. By definition, it must be partisan. But we cannot abandon objectivity in our quest to give voice to the voiceless. Objectivity means keeping an open mind, and this means that all narratives, mainstream or otherwise, have to be questioned. With the unfortunate cases of Benjamin Lim, Dominique Sarron Lee, and the …

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Open letter by Dominique’s family in response to SAF’s statement

The below post is made on the Facebook page that was created in memory of Dominique Sarron Lee who passed away due to an accident during a routine army training exercise in April 2012.  This was made in response to an earlier statement made by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to clarify issues surrounding the lawsuit that was struck out by …

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