Daily Archives: 2010-06-22

“In Potong Pasir, it’s not always about the money…”

A Potong Pasir resident speaks in defence of her home and hearth, and about the Town Council Management Report. _______________________________ By Cien Xu In a letter addressing the Town Council’s arrears in service and conservancy charges, Chiam See Tong wrote, “[The Town Council makes] provisions for doubtful debts due to the unfavourable economic conditions in Singapore, by allowing residents to pay …

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Re-examine judicial & clemency process, M’sian lawyers urge S’pore

Lawyers for Liberty, a Malaysian group which is against the death penalty, has called on the Malaysian government to raise the case of Yong Vui Kong with Singapore’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, who is on a one-day visit to the country. Prime Minister Lee is accompanied on the trip by Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo, National Development Minister Mah Bow …

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Paying for monkeys

By Andrew Loh It has been a week since the flood at Orchard Road and several areas around Singapore. It was the worst flood we have seen in 26 years. It has been two weeks since the Town Council Management Report was released. More than a month since the security lapse at Changi Depot and two months since two National …

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