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Banning another person’s reasonably expressed point of view does not create a racially harmonious society
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by Ghui I note with interest the banning of a film on the Palestinian and Israeli conflict by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) on the basis of the film’s “skewed narrative”. Is there a transparent criterion for what constitutes “skewed narrative”? As Read More

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Can citizenship be revoked due to criminal acts even though one is already punished by law?
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by Ghui It is a foregone conclusion that citizenship in a country is sacrosanct. It imbues within it a sense of belonging, a feeling of security and the notion of falling within the protection of a tribe. In many ways, it forms a Read More

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Glossing over mistakes and sweeping them under the carpet does not solve the problem
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by Ghui In a somewhat bemusing interview, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has given a statement following the latest debacle that has hit the nation’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) after a string of fiascos. If the Joo Koon collision had been a once Read More

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Protraying the type of protectionism that back rumours of cronyism
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by Ghui No one is in doubt that Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan is working very hard and trying his best. That said, in the face of an ongoing transportation crisis, does hard work equate effective results? Even if Minister Khaw is indeed Read More

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Public deserves a full account of what is going on in the MRT system
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by Ghui The issues that have plagued Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in the last few years are nothing new. Despite the many statements that have been made, the problems appear unabated. In fact, they seem to be getting worse. First were the Read More

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Doesn’t GIVE.asia owe the public greater transparency on why campaign for legal suit funds was deleted?
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by Ghui It is always disappointing when an ostensibly legitimate and valid cause is crippled because of a lack of funds. Even more discouraging is when an organisation that apparently champions those that need financial support appears to shy away from taking a Read More

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Pity for MOE to shut down article on PISA results as opposed to simply pointing out the mistakes
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“Fake News”, is a phrase du jour that is beginning to sound tired. In large part due to its overuse, it is starting to lose its meaning. What is fake news exactly? Going back to basics, I would imagine that the term implies Read More

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Stop lumping everyone from the opposition together; there are different parties
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Ever since news broke of the embattled human rights lawyer, M Ravi’s public assault of lawyer and politician, Jeanette Chong-Aruldoss, the Internet has been alight with comments and discussions. Apart from the disturbing news of the unsolicited attack on her person, this unfortunate Read More

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No by-election even if minority MP quits GRC? Shouldn’t the constitution trump the PEA?
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Halimah Yacob’s announcement that she will contest the presidency has brought forth several issues that are worthy of debate and clarification. Firstly, the inescapable quagmire of race has once again surfaced. To be fair, this has been the giant elephant in the room Read More

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Art exhibition of “A-Z Roadmap to Elected Dictatorship”, the Singapore model
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The thing about freedom of expression is that apart from the right to say whatever you want, it is also a creative process. People have long used various methods of expression to curate society, make political observations, and create parodies on issues du Read More

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