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Daily Archives: 2010-01-06

Li Shengwu’s finale speech at World Universities Debating Championship

Li Shengwu is the grandson of Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. He has been ranked the top debater at the world's biggest debating tournament, beating more than 700 others to be ranked number one. Mr Li, who turns 25 this year, is currently pursuing graduate study in economics at Oxford University. The motion of the debate was "The media should …

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Constitutionality more important than finality

In our view the public interest in having finality in court proceedings could not possibly outweigh the public interest in determining whether or not the mandatory death sentence was constitutional under the Constitution. Chief Justice Chan Kek Seong, judgement on Yong Vui Kong appeal hearing

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