Letters

For letters contributed by TOC readers.

How arbitrary and effective are spot-checks by Police Officers at public transport system?
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By Edwin “Police officers from the Public Transport Security Command (TransCom) conduct regular spot-checks on persons in the public transport system based on certain descriptive profile that are deemed to be suspicious. Such checks are necessary to ensure that our public transport system Read More

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MND should consider to take back Town Council Management
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By Tan Kwong Moh, retiree In light of the prolonged saga of former Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol-East Town Council (AHPETC) and the investigation by Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau upon the Ang Mo Kio Town Council (AMKTC) have been widely reported by the mainstream media recently, I would like Read More

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Civil society on President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Singapore
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On the occasion of President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Singapore, we, the undersigned, would like to express our serious concern over the ongoing violent drug war in the Philippines. Since the beginning of July 2016 to earlier this month, the number of extrajudicial Read More

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Has anyone learnt anything from Trump’s election?
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By Raphael Wong Dear TOC, I have previously written some articles for your blog. I am also a fan of Alfia’an Saat’s work. The latter comes with one reservation – as a socially conservative, politically-liberal Catholic, I am a fan of all his poetry Read More

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Detention of Bersih leader Maria Chin Abdullah is simply bad fiction
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Press Statement from SIARAM Adviser Kia Soong Kua on the detention of Bersih leader Maria Chin Abdullah In 1987, the Mahathir government tried to justify the mass arrests and detentions without trial under Operation Lalang with a “White paper” on the supposed clandestine connections Read More

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Why it is so important for Malaysians to show injustice will not be tolerated
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Below is a letter written by the children of Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah, after her arrest on Friday. It is the eve of the BERSIH rally, we are sure that everybody is preparing for the rally for what seems to be the Read More

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An easy passage of amendment of Constitution by a majority PAP govt
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By Abdul Salim Harun The Parliament has passed the Amended Constitution on the Elected Presidency to have next year PE being reserved only for the Malay Community. And as usual, we have 77 People’s Action Party MPs voting “Yes” and the 6 Workers’ Read More

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No rush for Mandai Project
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By Wayne Lo Fei Hon I applaud the efforts of Mandai Parks Holdings (MPH) in gazetting the results of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and committing to measures that would mitigate the negative effects of the Mandai eco-park project on the environment. However, there Read More

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Time to consider safety regulations for delivery cyclists?
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By Hwee Juan Fast, inexpensive and convenient. That is what all of us want for our food, and what online food delivery companies are aiming for. Back in 2012, Foodpanda was first launched in Singapore and gradually changed the way people perceived online Read More

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Students’ suicides and accolade-induced agony
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By Kai Lin In 2015, a girl threw herself off a building after receiving two Bs in her O Levels. In 2016, a boy plunged to his death because of two failed subjects. That students should take their lives under the duress of Read More

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