Daily Archives: 2017-09-16

What we should consider now about Malay rights

by Terence Tan Just came back from a conference about ASEAN volunteerism in Bangkok, and for what it’s worth, I’m still glad we can discuss about the Malay world openly like this. It’s what I love about being Singaporean. Now that the jig is up, and we have to talk about Singapore’s protection of Malay rights again, I think the …

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Train breakdowns: Is dishonesty really the best policy?

Another train breakdown, another delay, another inaccurate estimate given. Please. Why can’t we just be honest about it? Every time the train service breaks down, SMRT will euphemistically call it a “track fault” or a “train fault” (never SMRT’s fault?). It will then attempt to give commuters the information they need to “plan ahead”. Unfortunately, SMRT’s estimates about the duration …

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Walkover 2017: Protest the Process, Not the Person 

Several to-be-participants of the sit-in protest at Hong Lim Park have issued a statement on their views on the process of the elected presidency and also their concerns over the comments made over Mdm Halimah Yacob’s appointment as the Elected President being the sole candidate who received the Certificate of Eligibility from the Presidential Election Committee. Below is their statement …

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