Daily Archives: 2010-06-19

Death row case: Malaysian minister to meet Yong’s lawyer

Report by Susan Loone – Malaysiakini – Yong Vui Kong, a Malaysian national currently on death row in Singapore, may finally be getting a shot at keeping his appeal alive, as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nazri Aziz and our Ministry of Foreign Affairs have reportedly agreed to a meeting with his lawyer. M Ravi (left), a human rights lawyer …

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The TCMR finger-pointing farce

Andrew Loh – When one reads what Members of Parliament (MPs) are saying about their performance in the Town Council Management Report (TCMR), it is quite obvious where they stand. “We are not responsible for the low scores.” The Ministry of National Development (MND) points its fingers at the town councils. MPs pointing fingers at the MND. MPs pointing fingers …

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Australians sue Singapore Power over 2009 firestorm

From AFP: MELBOURNE — Victims of Australia’s deadly 2009 firestorm have launched legal action against a Singapore power firm alleging poorly-maintained electrical wires sparked the blaze, reports said Saturday. Lawyers representing almost 600 people lodged a class action in Victoria’s Supreme Court against Singapore Power for allegedly failing to maintain an ageing line, which fell and started the February 7 …

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