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TOC Report: Myanmar Peace Awareness Day in university campuses

Posted by theonlinecitizen on October 5, 2007

By Ng Sook Zhen

Chaos may be an abstract concept for youths in Singapore, but this has not stopped students from taking material action against the current chaotic situation in Myanmar.

Yesterday, at Myanmar Peace Awareness Day(MPAD) held at three local universities – National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University and Singapore Manangement University – crowds were drawn to tables splashed in red, set up to raise awareness for the oppression the Burmese people face.

“Our concern now is, now that there is attention, we are going to regress to the second page, the third page and then to the column,” said Mr Choo Zheng Xi, the main organizer of the event.

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TOC Report: PM Lee at NUS Ministerial Forum

Posted by theonlinecitizen on September 22, 2007

By Ng Sook Zhen

If Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong were right, even if we change Singapore twice over, there still will be many improvements to be made. KT

Speaking at the Kent Ridge Ministerial Forum organized by the National University of Singapore Students’ Political Association yesterday at Hon Sui Sen Terrace, PM Lee stressed the need for continual change, plotting a three-stage time-frame to remake Singapore.

“Our future is in our own hands, and it depends on what we do in Singapore – moving forward, seizing opportunities and avoiding problems,” he said in his speech to the largely-student audience.

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