Monthly Archives: August 2009

Keep a hand on the tap

24 August 2009
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Source: The Straits Times Page A2 24 Aug 2009 Article by Bertha Henson, Associate Editor She went out, presumably to check with someone else, came in and took the flask away with profuse apologies. She was a Chinese national too. The nurse who was in charge of my particular room was a Filipina. Likewise, the nurses who…

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Dr Seet Ai Mee clarifies fishmonger incident of 1991

13 August 2009
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Source: Petir magazine July/August 2009 Issue http://www.pap.org.sg/petir_articlepage.php?id=46&articleid=5329&cid=84 Dr Seet Ai Mee talks to Suresh Nair about being one of the first female MPs, and her darkest political moment Q: Your fishmonger incident of 1991 has been sometimes linked to your defeat in that election. A: It wasn’t a fishmonger, it was pork sellers. I washed…

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Why police only accept polytechnic diplomas

11 August 2009
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Source: The Straits Times Forum Page Page A18 11 Aug 2009 Letter by DSP Paul Tay, Asst Director, Media Relations, Public Affairs Dept, Singapore Police Force The entry requirement for diploma positions in the Singapore Police Force, like the rest of the Singapore Civil Service, is a polytechnic diploma. For the purpose of recruitment, the…

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