Daily Archives: 2017-08-10

Singaporeans need a revitalized social contract
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by Think Centre Our island state was founded more than 50 years ago on the basis of “one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to build a democratic society, based on justice and equality, so as to achieve happiness, prosperity and Read More

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At 52, it is time to take stock of who we are
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by Raphael Wong This year, the Prime Minister decided to broadcast his National Day Message from the Gardens By the Bay. It contained the normal litany of everything Singapore has achieved thus far, but it sounded a bit more sincere than previous messages. Perhaps Read More

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PM Lee clarifies that his National Day Message was not shot in front of a green screen
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In this year’s National Day Message delivered by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, he is seen standing in front of the Marina Bay Sand and Garden by the Bay, both iconic buildings of Singapore to the international community. Due to the harsh lighting Read More

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The definition of Malay
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by Tan Jee Yong I will just like to add my five cents worth of contribution on the ongoing debate of what is really a Malay. The hot topic concerns Halimah Yacob. Her father is Indian-Muslim while her mother is Malay. So is Read More

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