Daily Archives: 2012-03-14

5 Safeguards under the ISA

~By: Teo Soh Lung ~   My last response to Minister Teo Chee Hean’s speech in parliament that was reported in The Straits Times of 20 October 2011 was made on 9 November 2011. The sub-title to that reply was Making use of the Church and it drew a number of pretty angry comments.  In between then and now, I …

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Judgement reserved at Yong Vui Kong’s hearing

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgement in the case of Yong Vui Kong once again after he filed a criminal motion alleging unequal treatment. Yong’s lawyer Mr M Ravi, submitted in court this morning that his client has been a victim of unfair treatment, as Yong had been charged and convicted of a capital offence, while the prosecution withdrew …

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Some small countries do it better. Really?

~By: Kumaran Pillai~ We do it better. I used to sing to that when I was a kid – “good, better, best. Never let it rest.” After singing it a dozen times, I belived it, wholly.  Despite the lack of natural resources, Singapore has done well. Our pride grew with our strides of progress; we were almost invincible. My friends …

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