Daily Archives: 2010-04-06

Kwong Wai Shiu – 100 years old but will it survive?

One hundred years ago, in 1910, a group of Cantonese merchants founded the Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH) to provide their Cantonese comrades with free medical care.  Originally, the hospital only served Cantonese members. In 1974, however, its constitution was amended and it admitted anyone from any ethnic or racial group. The hospital, located along Serangoon Road and which came …

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NSP expresses concerns about Sands’ links to criminal gangs

Press release from the National Solidarity Party. Concerns on the Casino License for Marina Sands 1. The National Solidarity Party notes that there are news reports on Macau Sands’ links to its partner who is implicated in the murder-for-hire case being tried in Hong Kong. According to Business Time April 3 2010 report, “an investigation in Macau has revealed that …

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Resident upset with noisy foreign neighbours

The following is an email sent to The Online Citizen and copied to various government ministries, including the Ministry of National Development, the HDB, JTC, and the local media. We publish the letter here in full without edit. Hi, After months of decline, and amid plans to scrap the SHiFT scheme (flats under the scheme were either being sold back …

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Part 1: The truth about Chiam See Tong’s departure

Excerpts from the Singapore Democratic Party’s website on the resignation of Mr Chiam See Tong from the party in May of 1993: The unalterable truth is that it was Mr Chiam who first resigned as the secretary-general of the party on 17 May 93. When the CEC refused to support his motion to censure me for going on a hunger …

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