Daily Archives: February 22, 2017

BEWARE OF DISSONANT VOICES

 by Teo Soh Lung I was quite surprised to read what the Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said at the opening of the exhibition at the Old Ford Factory (the newpaper, 16 Feb 17). He considers “dissonant voices” … Continue reading

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ISA Detentions and Restrictions From “Communists” to “Terrorists”

Function 8 is pleased to invite you to the eighteenth of our series of talks and discussions on CHANGING WORLDS Topic: ISA Detentions and Restrictions From “Communists” to “Terrorists” Speakers: M Ravi, Dr James Gomez, Teo Soh Lung Moderator: Jolovan Wham Date: Saturday 10 September … Continue reading

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PHANTOM AUDIENCE IN SQUARE MOON

By Teo Soh Lung (This article was written shortly after the staging of Square Moon on 20 and 21 Dec 2013. But it was not published at that time. It is now published with minor editing.) Those of you who … Continue reading

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Freedom Film Festival 2014 – Film Review

The May 13 Generation The day is 2 June 1954. About 800 Chinese middle school students occupy Chinese High School (renamed Hwa Chong Institution in 2005) on Bukit Timah Road. The students are fighting for exemption for 125 fellow students … Continue reading

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Review of Freedom Film Fest 2012 held at The Substation on Sunday, 28 October 2012 by Jen Shek Voon

Part 1 Overall Verdict: For me, it was a thoroughly and morally uplifting experience on the last Sunday in October in 2012. And an enthralling and refreshing walk in this film fest Eden at The Substation in this Little Red … Continue reading

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Handling the coming Storm in the New Normal Environment?

A report of Yeoh Lam Keong’s talk at ‘Muse House’, organized by Function 8 on 6 November 2012 by Chng Suan Tze. Part 2 Our New Social Compact Our new compact need to address: 1) Poverty alleviation; 2) Citizen well … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Function 8 regrets that it has no choice but to cancel the following events planned for Sunday, 26 August 2012 at the Substation: Reading of the play Square Moon  written by Wong Souk Yee; Launch of our new publications •  … Continue reading

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