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The Satirist Says: New excuse to ‘hit & run’ born
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Last updated on November 30th, 2010 at 09:51 am 25th November 2010, Singapore – Owners of Chery QQ cars across the country were seen celebrating the ruling by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of hit-and-run, reckless driving, inconsiderate driving dubbed Read More

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Defamation action – shield, not sword
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Last updated on November 25th, 2010 at 10:00 am- By Crystal – The F-word, also known as ‘freedom’ in some circles, becomes rather dangerous when it precedes two other words to form The Phrase of Death – FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Nobody talks about Read More

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TIONG BAHRU goes global
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Last updated on October 26th, 2010 at 10:02 am- By Ho Rui An – The community of Tiong Bahru gathered early last week at their local multiplex to see themselves on the silver screen. TIONG BAHRU, the short film by Irish filmmakers Joe Read More

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STB wants offices to waste electricity for F1 ‘wayang’
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Last updated on October 6th, 2010 at 10:30 am- By Gangasudhan – Green Drinks Singapore received a tip-off today that at least one office building in the city has been ‘encouraged’ by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to leave their lights on during Read More

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Sarah Cheng-De Winne – sexiest voice in Singapore
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– By Gangasudhan – Sarah Cheng-De Winne: singer, songwriter, musician – and even photographer. The up and coming talented artist has recently released her solo album Let’s Pretend (left) and it looks (or sounds) like it is going to be a hit both Read More

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Civic Life’s Where The Heart Is: time to vote
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Last updated on September 28th, 2010 at 07:21 pmEarlier this year, we mentioned the Civic Life project which explores the ideas of memory, place, belonging and community through film and writing. A short film, TIONG BAHRU, has been shot with a cast of Read More

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The Satirist Says: Speak Good English Movement incites violence with guerilla campaign
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Last updated on September 19th, 2010 at 02:13 pmSingapore, 14 September 2010 – In an apparent disregard for those who champion Singlish (local colloquialism that mixes English with the various dialects and languages used by Singaporeans) and the blatant persecution of those who Read More

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Movie Review: shifting sands of Sandcastle
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Last updated on September 11th, 2010 at 12:53 am- By Ho Rui An – There is a certain fragility to be observed in Boo Junfeng’s debut feature, Sandcastle. For one, the film addresses a silenced and highly sensitive chapter in our national history, presenting Read More

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The Satirist Says: Ris ‘da boomz’ Low to be questioned
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Last updated on September 6th, 2010 at 09:13 pmSingapore, 1 September 2010 – It is widely expected that Ris Low – God’s gift to the local comedy scene, will be called up soon by the Police to clarify her definition of the word Read More

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How about a Yellow Noose Project?
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– By Gangasudhan – We have heard so much about the Yellow Ribbon Project – how it has roped in a multitude of supporters and businesses to help ex-offenders reintegrate into society. While it is a laudable initiative with many grateful beneficiaries, one Read More

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