Found 287 articles in the category "Breaking News" over 15 pages.

Why is Self-Censorship Predominant in Singapore?

Posted by Charles Tan under Breaking News on 14 July 2000

'The ISD's role is not only to stop the communist threat but also to guard against racial and religious extremism. It also investigates foreign espionage and subversive activity here, and prevents foreign terrorists from entering Singapore.'

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Speaking up Softly

Posted by Kelvin Ng under Breaking News on 20 June 2000

Singapore's government has made moves designed to allow its people to express themselves more freely, but skeptics say they do not really give more democratic space, Kelvin Ng reports for Inter Press Service.

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Kuat Kuat Lari! Exclusive Interview with Tang Liang Hong in Australia

Posted by James Gomez under Breaking News on 20 June 2000

Tang says the shit-pot cover must be limited from parliament and Singaporeans should stop wishing their parents dead for their inheritance each they say "Singapore si bay ho".

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University Bookshop Takes

Posted by Michael Roston under Breaking News on 20 June 2000

Self-Censorship: Singapore's Shame has landed in Singapore's academic landscape, but perhaps not where you would expect to find it. The book by THINK Centre director James Gomez, while flying off the shelves of Singapore's bookstores and finding its way into libraries seems to be selling well at the Kent Ridge campus of the National University of Singapore, yet its presence is not quite visible to the naked eye.

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Kuat Kuat Lari! Exclusive Interview with Tang Liang Hong in Australia

Posted by James Gomez under Breaking News on 20 June 2000

Tang says the shit-pot cover must be limited from parliament and Singaporeans should stop wishing their parents dead for their inheritance each they say "Singapore si bay ho".

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Against a Culture of Fear and Inhibition

Posted by John Doraisamy under Breaking News on 10 June 2000

Book Review: "Self-Censorship:Singapore's Shame", by James Gomez, Think Centre, Singapore.

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Hostile Welcome Extended to BG Lee

Posted by Jacob Low under Breaking News on 8 June 2000

Unanswered questions on democracy and accountability in Singapore.

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Alliance of Asian Democracy Groups Needed

Posted by James Gomez under Breaking News on 12 April 2000

To keep the democracy ball rolling in Asia, says James Gomez, there needs to be closer cooperation between those involved in each country.

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Free Press? Not Likely in Singapore

Posted by Nancy Chng under Breaking News on 9 April 2000

Self-Censorship: Singapore's Shame
By James Gomez, Think Centre Singapore, 1999, 90 pages S$18.90.

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Personality of the Month: Speaker's Corner

Posted by Magz Osborne under Breaking News on 1 April 2000

James Gomez is no stranger to media attention, finding himself in the spotlight when he ran for a place on the Student's Union during his political science undergraduate days at the National University of Singapore. "I was dubbed a 'student activist' and the press came to the hustings and followed my campaign," he says proudly. "I don't quite know what they thought I was going to do," he laughs.

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The World Today: Singapore's Self-censorship Syndrome

Posted by under Breaking News on 24 March 2000

James Gomez gives an interview with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News.

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Asia Desk

Posted by Michael Day under Breaking News on 22 March 2000

THERE is nothing like a truly democratic election in a free society to give a new government a real air of legitimacy, as the Taiwan poll proved at the weekend.

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Singapore Starts to Relax Rigid Rules

Posted by Barry Porter under Breaking News on 19 March 2000

During a recent international business conference in Singapore, an American businessman shared his eye-opening experience from the previous evening. He was strolling along Orchard Road shortly after checking into his hotel when he spotted a youth wearing a T-shirt with "F*** Christ" printed in big bold letters across the chest. Instantly, his preconception about "squeaky clean" Singapore was blown apart.

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Asia Desk: Web Site Stirs Change

Posted by Michael Day under Breaking News on 18 March 2000

Expect a dot.com political party to spring up in Singapore, says a live wire political scientist who is using the Internet and a sense of fun to change his homeland.

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"Singapore's Shame" Hits Australia, New Zealand!

Posted by under Breaking News on 12 March 2000

James Gomez will be travelling to Australia for three weeks to Australian Cities and Auckland in New Zealand.

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"Singapore's Shame" Invades Cyberspace!

Posted by under Breaking News on 12 March 2000

James Gomez's controversial book on Singapore's Shame has finally invaded Cyberspace! Think Centre's DOT.COM team has just launch a new "booksite" dedicated to everything and anything (good, bad and quirky) written online and in print about "Singapore's Shame".

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US State Department reports on S'pore

Posted by under Breaking News on 26 February 2000

THE US State department released its annual Singapore County Report on Human Rights Practices for 1999 on February 25.

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The Zaobao Forum Editor

Posted by Chia Shi Teck under Breaking News on 20 February 2000

Chia Shi Teck on Picking NMPs as PAP Candidates.

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Get Past the Shock!

Posted by Mohamed Abdullah under Breaking News on 4 February 2000

Self-Censorship: Singapore's Shame by James Gomez, Think Centre, 98 pages, S$18.90

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Youths Let Off With "Warning" for Organising Public Forum

Posted by under Breaking News on 2 February 2000

After ninety days into their investigations, the Tanglin Police Station relented and decided to let, four enthusiastic youths trying to bring the Singapore 21 (S21) process forward, off with a warning. The Attorney-General's Chambers decided not to prosecute the case.

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