Daily Archives: 2007-10-22

Send Penal Code amendments to Select Committee: NCMP Sylvia Lim

This is the transcript of the speech by NCMP and Workers’ Party chairman Sylvia Lim in Parliament on the Penal Code amendments. (The video is here on CNA’s website.) TOC would like to thank Ms Lim for providing us with the transcript.  Read also TOC’s earlier report on the WP’s Penal Code forum, “Are we moving towards a punitive society?” …

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TOC Feature: participating in the IBA

By Jeth Lee Thanks to the kind sponsorship of TOC, I was able to attend the much talked about Rule of Law Symposium organised by the International Bar Association last Friday despite it being priced at a restrictively high 60 Sterling pounds (citizen journalists don’t get paid very well). The symposium was a full-day programme that was widely hyped to …

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Ang Mo Kio fire: Shouldn’t the Town Council do more?

By Leong Sze Hian The entire wet market and food centre at Block 628A, Ang Mo Kio Street 61, was destroyed in a fire on 16 October 2007. (link) The affected stallholders are being asked to pay an estimated $8,000 to $10,000 to build a temporary market. With 232 stalls, the total sum assuming an average of $9,000 is $2.1 …

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