Singapore holds a much-watched by-election tomorrow for the Hougang seat, a Workers Party stronghold. In the 2011 general election, the Workers' Party polled 64.8 per cent of the votes to win by a 6787-vote majority. And the contrasting turnouts...
Former IGP and Genting deputy chairman Hanif Omar will head an 'independent panel' to probe the incidents of violence at the Bersih 3.0 rally.Other panel members:Former Chief Judge of Borneo Steve Sim Sinar Harian managing editor Hussamuddin Yaacub Media...
Note: This blog will resume updates and comment moderation on 9 April 2012From across the causeway, a light-hearted look at what it takes to become a successful politician with more than a grain of truth to it.[youtube...
Basically through the ignorance of ordinary people in the street.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ3RrqBqk14?rel=0&w=470&h=269]The mainstream media generally show little interest in educating people about the real issues; so many people tend to believe everything their leaders tell them.Now, you might...
World-renowned political dissident and linguist, Noam Chomsky, speaking at the 25th anniversary of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, courtesy of Democracy NOW! http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/5/11/story/noam_chomsky_the_us_and_its
Farish Noor in Singapore shares with us his thoughts on a landmark general election."Looking as the campaign as whole it can be said that the opposition parties have managed to build a wider support network than before."Though...
Live updates and public reaction via twitter on the Singapore election results. Voting closed at 8.00pm and results are due from 9.30pm. Singapore election resultsnew TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: 'search', search: '#SGelections OR from:cnalatest OR from:ge2011 OR...
It's just two more days to polling day in Singapore - and the democratic awakening sweeping across the world has not left the island republic untouched. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QD7meDA8oo&w=470&h=285] "Singapore is a country - not a company," says private teacher Michelle...
The ending of this animated version may be different from George Orwell's classic, but it is no less compelling.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AD0j48yIl4?rel=0&w=480&h=390]If the sound on this version is too faint, try this copy.All of us need to be...
Well, well, well, what can I say? Shahnaz A Majid, the estranged wife of Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, the son of Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud, is seeking RM300 million as her share of assets in a divorce settlement...

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