Monthly Archives: March 2010

    Electricity charges to go up in April
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    Last updated on April 2nd, 2010 at 09:12 am “Electricity will cost more for the upcoming quarter, starting April. It will be the fourth consecutive quarter of increase. SP Services said that is because of a continued increase in fuel oil prices.” Channelnewsasia

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    ASEAN human rights commission stumbles at first hurdle
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    ASEAN’s Inter-Governmental Commission on Human Rights is now holding its first meeting and is showing, from the start, that it will dispense with one of the basic requirements of a human rights commission Read More…

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    Death sentences and executions in 2009
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    “We do see an end in sight to the death penalty… More people around the world are realising that this is a punishment that is against human dignity, it doesn’t achieve any purpose, and it should be consigned to history the same way Read More

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    Vivian Balakrishnan – fallen off the speeding boat?
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    Once upon a time, Vivian Balakrishnan was among a group of PAP candidates which was termed “super-seven” by the local mainstream media – however, his wings have been clipped in recent years Read More…

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    BREAKING NEWS: Las Vegas Sands may be involved with triads
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    Reuters’ report may have ramifications for Sands’ opening in Singapore next month Read More…

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    Singapore in top ten – for the wrong reasons
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    “Singapore’s extensive trade links and efficient ports have lured opportunistic wildlife smugglers, who use the country as a transit point to ship exotic fauna to customers worldwide, animal welfare activists said. Wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC lists Singapore as among the world’s top 10 Read More

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    HDB: cannot withdraw cash profits anymore when you sell?
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    One possible implication or policy change may be this: cash profits from the sale of HDB flats may have to be kept in one’s CPF account, and cannot be cashed out Read More…

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    Dr Chee writes open letter to all opposition supporters
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    “I have been demonised by the PAP and its media for long enough. I have been accused of ousting Mr Chiam which is a blatant lie. Records will show this,” says SDP chief Read More…

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    Burma needs a general election, not an election of generals
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    The Minister of State for UK Foreign and Commonwealth Offices calls for a general election in Burma – not an election of generals Read More…

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    CPF – we’ve got it right
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    “This issue of balance between housing, health and cash is always on the table. And there’s no perfect answer to that. By and large, we got it right so far. The problem is, we need to make it last a lifetime, because that’s Read More

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