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Daily Archives: 2011-06-17

PUB’s Cuscaden Road misinformation?

In her commentary piece of 13 Jun 2011, headed, “ Plumb depths of floods for good solutions”, Tan Dawn Wei quoted the PUB as having told her that (quote) “ Cuscaden also sits on a higher plane, so water should be flowing down to Orchard Road instead, it added.” (end quote)...given the measurements revealed through Google Earth*, it would appear …

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NGO Calls for International Domestic Workers Law to be Ratified in Singapore

Singapore, Friday 17 June 2011 – Non-governmental organisation, Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2), has called on the Singapore government to ratify the Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers which was approved by vote at the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) annual conference in Geneva today. In 2008, the ILO Governing Body decided to address decent work for domestic workers the …

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Community Organisation- Empower the people!

Change. A word that was repeated like a mantra throughout the fiery 2011 General Elections period that saw many volunteers, young and old, stepping forward and lending helping hands to the election process. In light of the huge community response, so adamantly demonstrated during the recent elections, and how volunteer support greatly eased the election process, it becomes absolutely essential …

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