Daily Archives: 2018-10-13

LG Ng says SPH staff must disclose relationship between superior and subordinate

In the wake of 2 Straits Times’ editors being disciplined over their relationship with an intern, SPH CEO LG (NS) Ng Yat Chung wrote an email informing SPH staff that relationship between a superior and subordinate must be disclosed. Yesterday (11 Oct), LG Ng told staff that the incidents had raised concerns within the company and harmed SPH’s reputation. “We …

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It is not enough to pay lip service to so called meritocracy

Despite the government’s claims that it is a champion of meritocracy, an Oxfam report has concluded that Singapore is ranked among one of the lowest in terms of what it has done to reduce inequality.  In part, I think it is because the government may have confused meritocracy for equality. As many others before me have said and which I …

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STB fund to encourage local content is contrived and artificial

Is it just me or can anyone else see the irony of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) creating a fund to encourage content creators in Singapore to create local content for an international audience? According to news reports. the $1 million fund, named ‘Fast Forward’, will provide support to filmmakers, vloggers, media companies and creative agencies to create films, videos …

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