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Thread: Reflecting on foreign influence operations, FICA, and what to do

The following is a compilation of this Twitter thread [https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1506201848352411653]. I've been thinking about this: what should we do, or what needs to be done, about foreign influence operations in #Singapore? A thread 🧵 taking in issues of misinformation, freedom of expression, public trust, literacy, and

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Thread: What's in FICA?

The following is an adaptation of this Twitter thread [https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1438852406746357760?s=20]. I realise that only ridiculous people (I say this with affection) are going to willingly read the 249-page Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill, but it's also really important, so this is me attempting to

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Thread: On Covid-19 entry approvals and stranded NTU faculty and students

1/ Here’s a thread on #Singapore's #Covid19 entry approvals process for foreigners, one university’s response, and what it might tell us about the government's attitude towards foreigners. 2/ While Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) are allowed back into #Singapore, long-term pass holders (including those on work and student

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Thread: Some points on Singapore's Covid-19 response

This is a compilation of this thread [https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1412783996279222273?s=20], published on Twitter on 7 July 2021. At various times over 2020/21, there’s been interest in #Singapore’s response to #Covid19. I think people outside SG see a lot of surface-level stuff and

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Thread: How I came up with the Kaya Toast Mini-Mentorship Initiative

This is a compilation of this thread [https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1403310373088858113?s=20], published on Twitter on 11 June 2021. Catch up on my chat with @splicenewsroom this morning via this recording! 👇🏼 > If you missed this morning's Splice Lo-Fi with Kirsten Han, you'll find the recording here. @kixes

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Thread: Lianhe Zaobao's editorial on racial harmony in Singapore

This is a compilation of this Twitter thread [https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1402539878265413639] I wrote on 9 June 2021. Here's my quick translation of today's @zaobaosg [https://twitter.com/zaobaosg] editorial on racism in #Singapore [https://twitter.com/hashtag/Singapore?src=hashtag_click]. tl;dr It attributes racist incidents

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Thread: Why is Singapore doubling down on Covid-19 apps?

Compiled from this Twitter thread [https://twitter.com/kixes/status/1384566577685688325]. Unlike this time last year, when Singapore's epidemic curve shot up and we were seeing new cases in the 100s/1000s (mostly within migrant worker dorms), the number of cases have come right down now, and tend to be