Daily Archives: 2010-10-28

George Yeo says Burma election is a “major step forward”

Ravi Philemon – The Philippine Foreign Secretary has already blasted the elections in Myanmar as “a farce to democratic values of transparency, fairness, provision for ‘level playing field’, credibility and all-inclusiveness[i]”. On that note, I wrote to the Foreign Minister of Singapore, Mr George Yeo, and asked him if he has a view on the upcoming elections in Burma, considering …

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The relentless rising cost of living in Singapore

Polytechnics & ITEs raise fees... NUS, NTU, SMU raise fees... Foreign workers levies increased... 2 town councils raise S&CC... Sheng Siong raises rental for wet markets... Electricity to go up... HDB resale prices up 2.7%... Transport fares... - last updated: 20 April 2010.

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