Archive | March, 2011

Movie review: Let the Bullets Fly

Movie review: Let the Bullets Fly

Posted on 31 March 2011

What happens when an anglophile watches a Chinese movie? The results are not too bad, actually. Rating: 3/5. Release date: 30th March. By Hayden Tay

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Quit playing games for my vote

Quit playing games for my vote

Posted on 29 March 2011

You know it’s time for you to vote when all you hear in the news is the “PAP” and “The Opposition”. But you know it’s supposed to be about you and not them right? By Justin Zhuang.

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Explaining inflation in Singapore

Explaining inflation in Singapore

Posted on 28 March 2011

Inflation today has its roots in the 2008 recession. By Yuen Yiling.

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The Holland Village troll

The Holland Village troll

Posted on 26 March 2011

Alvin Phoon lets rip on Samantha, the girl who criticised heartlanders on radio.

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Parachute politics in Singapore

Parachute politics in Singapore

Posted on 26 March 2011

PAP brings in two new citizens as candidates for the upcoming elections. Will this move cost them? By Terence Lee.

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Don’t be hoodwinked: Social media will have limited impact on GE

Don’t be hoodwinked: Social media will have limited impact on GE

Posted on 23 March 2011

Trust me, the only version of Windows the computer illiterate folk operate regularly is on hinges: Their kitchen window. By Belmont Lay.

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Piping hot candidates roll off the PAP assembly line

Piping hot candidates roll off the PAP assembly line

Posted on 22 March 2011

Men in White maintain consistency and quality control with new products politicians. By Fang Shihan

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Crackpot Florida pastor burns Koran after all

Crackpot Florida pastor burns Koran after all

Posted on 22 March 2011

Islam holy book put on trail in church, and found ‘guilty’ by jury, reports AFP.

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NTU student recounts experience during Japan earthquake

NTU student recounts experience during Japan earthquake

Posted on 18 March 2011

One of the two Nanyang Techonological University (NTU) students currently on exchange in Tokyo was in his dorm in Tokyo’s Takadanobaba district when the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Japan. Tang Chee Seng writes about his experience.

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Making disaster porn

Making disaster porn

Posted on 16 March 2011

Much of the media’s coverage of Japan’s nuclear crisis is overblown, a direct result of the media’s mission to entertain, and not just report news.

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CNA profiteering from Japan earthquake? Nothing new there

CNA profiteering from Japan earthquake? Nothing new there

Posted on 11 March 2011

The letter from the marketing department may be insensitive, but it reveals the dark side of the media that has been around forever, says Terence Lee.

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Message to Opposition: Don’t forget to whack the PAP

Message to Opposition: Don’t forget to whack the PAP

Posted on 11 March 2011

Goh Meng Seng needs to stop scoring own goals, the enemy’s the other way. By Terence Lee

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: Creative Technology? Never heard of it

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak: Creative Technology? Never heard of it

Posted on 09 March 2011

Getting topnotch speakers to a civil servant-run event on raising productivity isn’t enough to encourage innovation in Singapore. Fang Shihan.

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Book Giveaway

Book Giveaway

Posted on 09 March 2011

3 signed copies of “Miss Seetoh in the World” to be given away. Courtesy of Marshall Cavendish.

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