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    Indonesian Army Chief says he did not apologise to S’pore

Indonesian Army Chief says he did not apologise to S’pore

Controversy over the naming of two marines by Indonesia has again erupted – this time over the denial by the head of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) that he had apologised to Singapore over the matter. In February the Indonesian navy said it would name a navy ship in honor of Indonesian marines Usman Haji Mohamed Ali and Harun Said. The ship would be called Usman Harun. The two men

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Let foreigners celebrate

  Let foreigners celebrate

The plan by a group of Filipinos in Singapore to celebrate their country’s Independence Day has run into some trouble.

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“We never acted in any way to subvert the security of our country”

  “We never acted in any way to subvert the security of our country”

Remembering 18 April 1988, the 26th Anniversary by Teo Soh Lung On 18 April 1988, nine former Internal Security Act

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Saving our hawkers & eating houses

  Saving our hawkers & eating houses

  In recent months, there have been several reports of hawkers and hawker centres not doing very well and some

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NEA will take action against unlicensed tissue paper peddlers

  NEA will take action against unlicensed tissue paper peddlers

“Although technically in breach of the laws against itinerant hawking, those peddlers who are needy are referred to the relevant

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Rental hike forcing another eating house to close

  Rental hike forcing another eating house to close

By Terry Xu A well-known eating house especially amongst the local elderly for its roasted duck and Hong Kong style

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World Cup prices – strategise with public interest in mind: Pritam Singh

  World Cup prices – strategise with public interest in mind: Pritam Singh

The following are excerpts from the blog Singapore2025, which is the personal website of the Workers’ Party Member of Parliament,

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“Why I’m campaigning for STOMP to be closed down”

  “Why I’m campaigning for STOMP to be closed down”

This interview with Robin Li first appeared on Mumbrella. We thank the editor for allowing us republish it here. —–

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Al Jazeera discusses STOMP controversy; MDA & MCI decline invite

  Al Jazeera discusses STOMP controversy; MDA & MCI decline invite

  From Al Jazeera website: Is Singapore’s internet shaming the social media version of public caning? People are snapping photos

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S$4.4m for Singapore Day in London

  S$4.4m for Singapore Day in London

  Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean told Parliament on Monday that S$4.4m was “committed” for the Singapore Day event

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Former monk pleads with Pope Francis on behalf of LGBT youths

  Former monk pleads with Pope Francis on behalf of LGBT youths

The following is a heartfelt letter to Pope Francis. It is written by Carl Siciliano, a former Benedictine monk, and

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