Daily Archives: 2010-06-15

S’pore government finds US report “rather puzzling”

Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has reacted angrily to the US Department of State’s “Trafficking in Persons Report 2010”. [See here for TOC’s write-up on the report.] The following is the Singapore government’s press statement posted on the MFA website. In response to media enquiries on the US Department of State’s “Trafficking in Persons Report 2010” released on 14 …

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S’pore not doing enough to curb human trafficking, says US

The United States (US) has classified Singapore as “Tier 2 Watch List” when it comes to human trafficking, a downgrade from the “Tier 2” classification it previously received. The Trafficking in Persons Report 2010 by the US Department of State said, “Singapore is a destination country for women and girls subjected to trafficking in persons, specifically forced prostitution, and for …

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Disclose additional funding received by PAP TCs : Low tells MND

The following is the press release from the Workers’ Party on the recent TCMR report by the Ministry of National Development. I refer to Senior Minister of State Grace Fu’s response to my comment that opposition Town Councils which had never received either IUP, MUP or CIPC funding to improve and rejuvenate the estate would be in a disadvantaged position …

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