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  • News in Class 31 st January 2012
  • What were you doing on 15 th December 2011?
  • the train disruption Worst MRT breakdown in Singapore History?
  • How did you feel about it? What would you do if you were trapped?
  • Responses of some Singaporeans…. In London, Sydney and every where else, there are train disruptions happening and you don’t see them reacting like this! Take it easy people! There is no need to exaggerate at all. - Comment from Peter Chang, theonlinecitizen.com
  • Responses of some Singaporeans….
    • Train disruptions are pretty common in the London Tube, Canadian subway, etc… Singaporeans are pampered. Technical glitches will surface after the newness is over several years later. Just take it in our strides. This is not a stalling aircraft in mid-air.
    • -Comment taken from theonlinecitizen.com
  • Desperate situation demands desperate solution HERO?
  • Creative Singaporeans Posters from: http://sgboleh.blogspot.com/search/label/MRT
  • Creative Singaporeans Posters from: http://sgboleh.blogspot.com/search/label/MRT
  • Creative Singaporeans Posters from: http://sgboleh.blogspot.com/search/label/MRT
  • Aftermath – Still hopeful?
  • News 2 : Censorship of Twitter
  • What does it mean? Censorship – suppressing or no publishing of any thing that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security.
  • Twitter
    • Freedom of expression
    No freedom of expression … at least for some
  • Censorship in Singapore Sedition Act Any remarks that bring into hatred or contempt…. Any remarks that promote feelings of ill-will and hostility between different races or classes of the population of Singapore…. Is against the LAW!
  • Be sensitive about what you post online
    • Exchanging of ideas has positive impact but you need to be responsible for what you post online and there is also a limit.
  • News 3: Coca Cola’s ‘secret’ recipe revealed?
  • Secret recipe? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2Q-odr4am0
  • What is in Coca-Cola? http://www.coca-cola.co.uk/brands/coca-cola.html
  • The secret recipe for Coke?
    • http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2Q-odr4am0&feature=player_embedded
  • Perhaps we can try something like this….. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0D3jKLz6sA&feature=related
  • TIP OF THE WEEK When to use “ Bring” and “Take”
  • 2. You take things to another people/place. 1. You ask people to bring things to you.
  • Thank you! Have a great day!