Daily Archives: 2010-02-26

    HDB to Goh Meng Seng:
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    We are unable to forward you a copy of the survey questionnaire. Research & Planning Department, HDB

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    Practices surrounding the death penalty for drugs troubling
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    “We have no reason to believe that the drug figures would have been worse had the death penalty not been mandatory.” – Professor Michael Hor, NUS Law Faculty Read More…

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    Kim Dae-jung: Life on Death Row
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    The following film, by Amnesty International (Feb, 2010), explores experiences of death row and the death penalty in South Korea during the years of political upheaval before democracy. The film contains extracts from an interview with Kim Dae-jung, former president of South Korea Read More

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    10 reasons why PAP may lose more seats in the next elections
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    Gilbert Goh ponders on what PAP has going against it at the next elections Read More…

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    Levy hike may hurt those in nursing homes
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    The hike in the foreign worker levy will mean higher operating costs for nursing homes, which have a high proportion of non-local staff – with one home saying that if costs go up too high, it may have to raise fees. Today

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    A complacent budget
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    Singapore is in danger of slipping further behind the advanced economies with all the consequences this entails for real incomes – yet the Budget fails to address this, says The Reform Party Read More…

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    Raising foreign worker levy will not solve problems, say critics
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    “In the past, whenever foreign worker levies were increased, a lot of employers simply just passed on the increases to their workers, either by cutting their pay or reducing their benefits.” – By Wong Chun Han Read More…

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