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Afterthoughts On A “Political” Forum

Posted by inspir3d on August 19, 2006

“I recently attended, on 12/8/2006, a public discussion forum held at the Drama Centre, located in the National Library. This forum, entitles: “New Country, Old Constraints?”, was organised as a post-show discussion forum to Eleanor Wong’s play:“The Campaign To Confer The Public Service Star On JBJ” (what a mouthful!), which is one of the several plays staged for the Singapore Theatre Festival 2006.” …more (Free Thinker)

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Dispensing Optimism

Posted by inspir3d on August 19, 2006

Molly Meek tells us how she would compose her own rally speech …more (Molly Meek)

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Apathetic youth, idols, buzz and a paedophile

Posted by inspir3d on August 19, 2006

“Why youths are politically apathetic in Taiwan, why Singapore Idol is a disgrace, and other bits of news on the television tonight.” …more (Yawning Bread)

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Setting the Stage: PM’s Rally Speech 2006

Posted by inspir3d on August 19, 2006

“The Prime Minister’s National Day Message is usually a prelude–or what we might call an executive summary–of the later Rally Speech. The former outlines the main points to be discussed in the latter. In addition, the Prime Minister’s Office presumably composes the Rally Speech in consultation with the various ministries and after collating their feedback and suggestions. This means that we can also expect the Rally Speech to introduce or foreshadow new policies that are to be implemented in the not too distant future.” …more (Singapore Angle)

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