Saturday, September 27, 2008

toes in the sand

Please excuse my rambling henceforth. I am in SS mode, and this will probably destroy your flimsy excuse for blog-surfing if you so much as try to decipher what I'm going to type (unless you've already studied of course. Then it wouldn't make much of a difference to you :D)

Read: Cheryl needs a place to type down what she's memorized lest she dies from paranoia.

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CHAPTER 2: GOOD GOVERNANCE
-Traffic Control (ALS, ERP, Park & Ride)
-Principles of Governance (Leadership is Key, Anticipate Change and Stay Relevant, Reward for Work and Work for Reward, A Stake for Everyone Opportunities for All)
-Population Growth (Graduate Mothers Scheme, Three Or More If You Can Afford It, Other Pro-Family Measures, Attracting Foreign Talent)

CHAPTER 3: HEALTH CARE IN SINGAPORE AND BRITAIN
-SINGAPORE (Shared Responsibility, Keeping Healthcare Affordable, Promote Healthy Lifestyle, Working With Organisations)
-BRITAIN (Managing Government Spending, Increasing Efficiency, Providing Quality Healthcare)

CHAPTER 4: CONFLICT IN SRI LANKA AND NORTHERN IRELAND
Causes of Conflict
SRI LANKA: Citizenship Rights, Sinhala Only Policy, University Admission Criteria, Resettlement
NORTHERN IRELAND: Divided Loyalties, Unequal allocation of Housing, Unequal Job Opportunities, Lack of Voting Rights, Lack of Social Interaction

Consequences of Conflict
SRI LANKA: Political (LTTE, Foreign Intervention INDIA), Economic (Tourists, Investments, Unemployment), Social (Indians are forced out of their homes to seek refugee in camps etc)
NORTHERN IRELAND: Social Segregation, Political Reform, Declining Economy

CHAPTER 5: BONDING SINGAPORE
-Managing Perceptions of Different Races (UMNO & PAP)
-Managing Perceptions of Different Ethnic Groups (Maria Hertogh)
-External Forces (Transnational Terrorism: Jemaah Islamiyah)

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Still not at ease ._.
SS is sapping me T___T But I must do well!! *determination*


加油 EVERYONE FOR THE EXAMS! :D :D

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