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FORMER ST ASSOCIATE EDITOR JANADAS DEVAN SLAMS LEE WEI LING FOR ACCUSING ST OF CENSORSHIP, CALLS IT EDITING

We are expected to believe she suffered so much oppression, writing for ST, that she willingly persisted with the experience over almost ten miserable years. And then, at the conclusion of that prolonged period of agony, she lovingly gathered the products of her oppression into a best-selling collection of essays. How credible can that be? Reading Wei Ling’s unedited writings was like sailing through a fog. The effort of turning her raw material into coherent articles -- that’s what I remember most about editing Wei Ling.

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154 MEDIA HAS A SICK OBSESSION WITH SHAMING TRANSSEXUAL PEOPLE

It's really fucked up that the first 6 paragraphs seem to be scandalising gender dysphoria instead of talking about the actual case, why is the story not juicy enough without including "she stuffed socks down the front of her underwear" or "she started wearing a strap-on dildo." Selina Lum, how do you sleep at night writing such gutter articles? As a journalist you should know that people who suffer from gender dysphoria are a minority group that face discrimination.

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“The Workers Party won’t win East Coast GRC”

He also revealed that the government exerts significant pressure on ST editors to ensure that published articles toe the government’s line. For example, ministers routinely call ST editors to ensure that media coverage of an issue comes out the way they want it. He said that no editors have been fired or otherwise punished for printing articles critical of the government because all of them have already been vetted to ensure their pro-government leanings. The ST Bureau Chief even conceded that he would likely never advance higher up the ladder at ST due to the ‘expectations’ placed on editors.

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IS STRAITS TIMES TRYING TO FOSTER MISTRUST AGAINST MALAY COMMUNITY?

I refer to the Straits Times article, "Rising tension over aid for Malays in Singapore" dated Jul 26, 2015. The article reports on some comments made by former Malaysian prime minister Tun Abdul Razak who blamed the Singapore PAP government for obstructing the Malaysian Central government from giving rural aid to the Malays residing in Singapore island, then a federal state in the Federation of Malaysia.

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MSM: KIM JONG UN CLIMBS HIGHEST MOUNTAIN WITHOUT CLIMBING GEAR

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has scaled the country's highest mountain, state-run media said Sunday (Apr 19), arriving at the summit to tell troops that the hike provides mental energy more powerful than nuclear weapons. A photo of the leader of the isolated state showed a smiling and wind-swept Kim standing on a snow-covered mountaintop, the sun rising behind him.

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HIGHER CEILING FOR NON-GRADS IN CIVIL SERVICE BRINGS HOPE

I am a polytechnic graduate and did a five-year stint in the civil service. Back then, I was employed under the Management Support Officer scheme and managed to climb up to the ceiling of the scheme. However, as I was a non-graduate, I soon found myself trapped as I was unable to cross over to the Management Executive Scheme for graduates.

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FORMER SAF MEDIC JAILED FOR CORRUPTION AT DETENTION BARRACKS

A former Singapore Armed Forces medic was jailed for 12 weeks on Tuesday after he accepted money from detainees in an army detention barrack to let them use his mobile phone. Chai Yit Hoong, 25, had been posted at the barrack, where detainees are banned from using mobile phones. He was also not allowed to extend favours to them.

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