Daily Archives: 2010-07-04

Opposition party fined for selling party newspaper

On 27 June, officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) gave verbal warnings to members of the opposition National Solidarity Party (NSP) to stop the sale of their party newspaper, The North Star. The NSP had been doing what opposition parties have been doing for years – reaching out to residents in HDB estates and going about selling their party …

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Death row case: M’sian Parliament to debate emergency motion

After some flip-flopping by the Malaysian Law Minister, parliamentarians will finally get to ask him about the case of Yong Vui Kong. Yong, a 22-year old Malaysian, is in Singapore’s death row after having been convicted of drug trafficking in 2007. Malaysian Member of Parliament, Tian Chua, has filed an “emergency motion” for the Malaysian Parliament to debate Yong’s case …

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Bukit Timah bridge incident – commuters left stranded

In light of the recent heated debate about the transport system in Singapore, I would like to share my experience with the bus service along Bukit Timah Road. This afternoon [03 July], the overhead bridge at Sixth Avenue “collapsed”. The exact time I am unsure, but a cashier at the nearby Guthrie House Cold Storage informed me it was at …

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