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Daily Archives: 2016-04-27

Subscribers only – Discussion on media coverage of the General Election 2015

A forum, "The Media and Elections" conducted by The Online Citizen for the post General Election 2015 discussion. The discussion covers how media outlets covered the General Election 2015 and how Mainstream Media and the government behave in light of alternative media. Panelists include seasoned journalists PN Balaji, Margaret Thomas, Braema Mathi and Daniel Yap, moderated by Howard Lee.

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Apple plunges after revenue declines, Saudi Arabia plans to end reliance on oil

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Commodities – Crude oil prices rebounded on Tuesday. WTI oil futures closed 3.3% higher to $44.04, a five-month high. Traders are keeping an eye on the DoE weekly crude oil inventories tonight to find clues to changes in the supply-demand relationship. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia has announced a transformation plan to change its …

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ERP rates revised for gantries along AYE and BKE

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has said that it completed its quarterly review of traffic conditions on Electronic Road Pricing (ERP)-priced roads and expressways, and will be revising the ERP rates at the three gantries after Jurong Town Hall towards the city and at Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) The revised rates will apply from Monday, 2 May 2016.  The rates …

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The logic fallacy: Sangeetha lies, so her agenda must be too

By Gangasudhan Many are confused as to my position on Sangeetha Thanapal, the outspoken Unconscious Privilege activist in Singapore who advocates against Chinese Privilege which refers to the unearned position of privilege where those who are not fortunate enough to be of the same colour are ignored or belittled – which may not manifest in outright discrimination but in less …

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AWARE welcomes a new Board for 2016-2018

On 22 April, AWARE saw one of its most keenly contested board elections since it was formed 31 years ago. Thirteen women vied for the nine Board positions at the annual general meeting. That there was so much interest in serving on the Board is an indication of the maturity of AWARE and the recognition of its effectiveness as an …

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