Daily Archives: 2007-09-27

TOC condemns violent crackdown on peaceful Burma protesters

LATEST: Burma seals off key monasteries – BBC LATEST: S’porean man shot and kicked by Myanmar riot police – Straits Times In recent weeks, the world has witnessed the largest peaceful street protests against the military government to take place in Burma since the brutal 1988 military crackdown on students. The number of protesters reached a new high of over …

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“That is what we are elected to do” – MP Josephine Teo

By Andrew Loh In a letter to the Straits Times Forum Page on September 25, MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh, Mrs Josephine Teo (right) said: “I REFER to the Insight special on CPF reforms (ST, Sept 22). Journalist Li Xueying had raised a number of issues for discussion, one of which referred to an NMP’s comment that making annuities compulsory is …

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Bloggers’ reaction to protest in Burma

LATEST: Burma monastries in night raids – BBC “Witnesses say security forces in Burma have launched raids on monasteries and arrested scores of monks..” Please sign the petition in support of the people of Burma. Myanmar needs our support… but the silence is deafening by No Fear Singapore “ASEAN has used the excuse of the “principle of non-interference” to wash …

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