25 Sep '11, 11pm

Rising level of divisiveness - Yahoo! #sgelections #sgpolitics

Singapore (The Star/ANN) - After nearly half a century of people constrained from speaking out, the arrival of the social media has changed the political landscape. More conflicts, once private, are moving into the public domain. They are not only between people and government, but between people and people. A great-great-granddaughter of one of the founders of modern Kuala Lumpur, aeronautical engineer Isabella Loh has been caught in a political crosswind here. The newly-appointed CEO of Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), who settled in Singapore in 1982, came under public fire after she abruptly cancelled a Halloween project at Night Safari. Her controversial decision was made after President Tony Tan commented during a visit that Wildlife Reserves parks should have more family-bonding and wholesome activities. Loh, 50, who has a little personal history of her own, then ...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/rising-level-divisiveness-084008...

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