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Prof Lim Chong Yah’s proposals are timely and should be implemented

~ By Ng E-Jay ~ Professor Lim Chong Yah, the Albert Winsemius Chair Professor of Economics at Nanyang Technological University and one of the key architects who helped overhaul Singapore’s economic system and wage system in the late 1970s, has spoken out very strongly against the current malaise plaguing low income earners in Singapore. He has also proposed raising the …

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Future media: Revolving door of the Centre

~by: Howard Lee~ Pole positions of the media When I spoke to Viswa Sadasivan about his views from the Singapore Press Club’s forum on media coverage during the elections, he spoke at length about the historical establishment of the right and the re-emergence of the left through online media. But it would be simplistic of us to immediately assume that online …

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TAN JEE SAY – A MAN WITH THE PASSION TO SERVE

excerpted from Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss’ blog ‘In My Own Words‘: — I hear that some people who saw the exchange (between Tan Jee Say and Tony Tan on Face to Face 2) are saying that it was “unpresidential” for TJS to have “lost his cool” at TT’s interjectory remarks. But other people are also asking: was it dignified for TT to …

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Ex-detainee Vincent Cheng barred from speaking in history seminar

Former detainee Vincent Cheng has been prohibited from speaking at the NUS History Seminar to be held on June 4th at the National Library. The organiser NUS History Society has apologised to Mr Cheng and offered to read his speech at the event. Over the phone, Cheng told me he was not surprised and is looking forward to speak when …

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Debt of Honour: Singapore’s Ties to Burma’s Junta

This is an updated article of the one published on TOC earlier, titled “Singapore’s debt of honour”. By Benjamin Cheah The crisis in Burma is escalating. For the first time in two decades, the people are taking to the streets. It started with protests against the doubling of fuel prices, and the sharp increase in prices of essential goods and …

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