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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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Address workplace abuse to ensure work site safety

  Address workplace abuse to ensure work site safety

By Jolovan Wham Just days before he was sacked from his job, Hasan (not his real name) had informed his

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Press diversity crucial to innovation

  Press diversity crucial to innovation

By Dr Lai Kok Fung / Image credit: ST In the recent ranking by Reporters Without Borders, Singapore fell 14

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Nationalism or xenophobia? A case of Us and Them

  Nationalism or xenophobia? A case of Us and Them

By Howard Lee There is very little that can be said factually about the protest against the Philippine Independence Day Celebration, which

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A potential problem with law and order?

  A potential problem with law and order?

The Independence Day celebration being organised by the Pilipino Independence Day Council Singapore (PIDCS) has thrown up a question about

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Bigotry? Or consequences of misguided government policies?

  Bigotry? Or consequences of misguided government policies?

By Andrew Loh The controversy over the protest against some Filipinos holding an Independence Day celebration event has taken another

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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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