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  • Time to Revive the Conversation on Dual Citizenship?

    By: admintest admintest | May 03, 2017 | Hits: 4139

    As Singaporeans continue to forge our national identity, discussing dual citizenship may help us to think deeper about what it means to be Singaporean. Of late, commentaries in the media and online have argued for dual citizenship to be allowed in Singapore — this would result in economic benefits, better integration of migrants, and maintain…..

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  • Why Some Causes Resonate

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 10, 2017 | Hits: 2010

    Amendments to the Public Order Act now bar foreigners from using assemblies and processions in Singapore to promote political causes. In announcing the change to the law in Parliament on Monday, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam highlighted media reports of 50 Singapore companies funding the annual Pink Dot event as an example of…..

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  • Negotiating Singapore’s New Pluralism

    By: admintest admintest | Apr 19, 2016 | Hits: 2680

    In the space of three short months recently, Singaporean society witnessed outpourings of concern over the planned public performances of two major international stars: Adam Lambert and Madonna. Last November, an online petition that objected to Lambert’s “promotion of a highly sexualised lifestyle and LGBT rights” collected about 20,000 signatures. In February, it was reported…..

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