Daily Archives: 2010-12-04

ISA still in active use today – Teo Soh Lung

“More than 50 years of systematic use of the ISA (Internal Security Act) have dulled and tamed our minds,” said ex political detainee Teo Sor Lung at this morning’s public forum on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) hosted by Singaporeans For Democracy (SFD). Ms Teo who, together with five other ex-political detainees, had recently submitted a UPR report on the …

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Four pillars of social security – really?

by Leong Sze Hian When I was asked to write about the Prime Minister’s speech at the fifth anniversary of Comcare, the first thought that came to my mind, was what else can I say, after writing more than a thousand articles on the four pillars – CPF, 3Ms (Medisave, Medishield, Medifund), HDB and Workfare, over the last ten years …

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