Daily Archives: 2010-12-17

TOC focus week: Young Singaporeans reach out to migrant workers

From Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) Migrants rights group, Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) marked International Migrants Day, which falls on 18th December each year, with a celebratory high tea attended by 120 young migrant workers and their counterpart Singaporeans. International Migrants Day commemorates the signing of the Migrant Workers Convention at the United Nations in 1990. A day planned …

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Face To Face: An awkward family reunion

by Khairulanwar Zaini photos by Terry Xu ‘I agree with Dr Chee,’ said Chiam See Tong, gesturing to his former protégé who was two seats away to his right. It should have been the kind of sentiment that would sent the hearts of opposition sympathizers to rapture, but after fleeting but pregnant silent pause, Chiam continued: ‘The ISA must go.’ …

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TOC Face to Face Forum LIVE UPDATE (with pictures)

7:45pm Nearly full house. Forum starting soon! 7:48pm Panelists arrive! 8:00pm Stephen from Pasir Ris Punggol GRC. On HDB – SDP would like to privatize the building of public housing. Do you consider your way of providing for funding for it? Goh Meng Seng :Govt has become the number landlord. Not feasible to privatize the use of land.  If it …

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