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Dear reader,  It’s Jean, Jom’s head of research, taking over newsletter writing duties! Here’s an overview of our issue this week:  * Jom’s essay: “Splice’s guide to your media future”, written by our editor-in-chief and self-proclaimed “word geek”, Sudhir Vadaketh. He meditates on his experience attending...

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Dear reader, * Jom’s essay of the week: “Affordability in the lion city: is Singapore’s public housing model built to last?” by Jonathan Lin, is a clear, crisp explanation of the great HDB conundrum. Read this now so you’re well informed before chatting with your aunties, uncles, and...

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Dear paid subscriber, This past week has seen a multitude of jokes online about S Iswaran, former transport minister with the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP), who’s just been handed 27 charges by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC). We’ve collated some of our favourites below.  Many questions...

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Dear reader, Corrie Tan, Jom’s newish arts editor, has today published her first* piece of criticism for us, on “The Vault: Past Perfect”, a piece of documentary theatre that reveals how the Singaporean theatre industry has come of age.  “If we think of grammar as a linguistic structure within...

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