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Daily Archives: 2011-01-19

IHRA highlights Singapore’s mandatory death penalty

The following is an excerpt of the International Harm Reduction Association (IHRA)’s submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review regarding Human rights violation association with Singapore’s anti-drug laws: Republic of Singapore Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review Eleventh session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council Human rights violations associated with Singapore’s anti-drug laws Executive Summary …

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Minimum Wage Only Beneficial in Long Term

By Gordon Lee Much has been said of the minimum wage of late, and I would like to give my opinion and proposal on it. The Case for a Minimum Wage There is a strong case for minimum wage recognised by its successful implementation the world over, including, more recently, Hong Kong (which is probably the most similar country to Singapore). Singapore is …

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BTO: 32 months to build – Really?

(Part 3 of the Singapore Census 2010 series) by Leong Sze Hian Going by the volume of postings, comments and debate on the internet, the one statistic in the recently released Singapore Census 2010, that is arguably the most contentious, is that the number of single Singaporeans is on the rise. According to the article “Number of single Singaporeans on …

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