Daily Archives: 2011-05-16

Lured by false promises

Deborah Choo / Three months ago, Gabriella (not her real name) escaped from the pub she was forced to work at after being repeatedly engaged in sex against her will. The 31-year old Filipino was tricked into prostitution in Singapore under the notion that she was coming here to work as a waitress. On her work permit issued by the …

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GE2011 – Looking Back and Peeking Ahead

Dr Wong Wee Nam/ [戏者,罅也。罅者,涧也。涧者,成大隙也。]  鬼谷子 “When we do not pay attention to a fault line, it is going to become a small fissure. When we do not repair a small fissure, it is going to grow into a slit. If we still not take any remedial action, a big crack will soon appear and become so big that collapse …

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Given enough rope

The following is an article posted on May 01, 2011 by South China Morning Post. Liz Gooch The trial and conviction of Alan Shadrake, author of a book that questions the way Singapore deploys the death penalty, has done nothing for the Lion City’s reputation Alan Shadrake’s first attempt to talk to a state-sanctioned killer turned out to be a disappointment. Over beers …

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