Daily Archives: 2012-02-29

Never-ending need for donations

~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the article “Donations to CDCs up 5% to S$10.9m” (Today, Feb 28).  The joint press release by the Community Development Councils (CDCs) states that “A total of $10.9 million was attracted in community and corporate donations in 2011, up from $10.4 million in 2010. In particular, the proportion of donations from corporate companies had …

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Second Public Consultation on ASEAN Human Rights Declaration by MARUAH

The following is a press release by Maruah and the Singapore chapter of the SEA Women's Caucus: The Singapore Chapter of the Women's Caucus and MARUAH are organising another round of discussions on the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration (AHRD).   Be informed of the latest updates centred around this as well as contribute to history in the making for a first ever …

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Momentum for animal rights is growing

~by: Cheong Yaoming~ This year’s Singapore Animal Welfare Symposium and Public Forum 2012 was held at Chong Pang Community Club with exhibits from returning animal welfare groups (AWGs) such as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), as well as new entrants like Project FIN and Human Society Singapore. The exhibits attracted …

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