Daily Archives: 2012-05-17

SPP Career Fair for Singaporeans 16th June 2012

PRESS RELEASE The Singapore People’s Party (SPP) will be organizing a Career Fair for firms wanting to hire Singaporean PMET (Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians). With our Ministry of Manpower reducing the Dependency Ratio Ceilings (DRC) in our manufacturing and service sectors, firms are facing pressure of getting employees. This career fair aims to meet the concerns of employers, while …

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OPEN LETTER: CLEMENCY FOR YONG VUI KONG

By Amnesty International – AI Index: ASA 36/2012.002 Mr.  K. Shanmugam Law Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs The Treasury, 100 High Street, #08-02 Singapore 179434   Dear Minister OPEN LETTER: CLEMENCY FOR YONG VUI KONG URGENTLY REQUESTED Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) urge Singapore’s Cabinet to advise the President to grant clemency to Yong Vui …

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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO)

By Maruah – The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) is celebrated every May 17.   It is coordinated by the Paris-based "IDAHO Committee," founded and presided by French academic Louis-Georges Tin. The day aims to coordinate international events to garner support for the respect of lesbians and gay rights worldwide. May 17 was chosen as the day of the …

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Asia-Europe connections through the eyes of young filmmakers**

PRESS RELEASE Asia-Europe connections through the eyes of young filmmakers** *Singapore – Over 100 young filmmakers from about 30 countries took part in an international short films contest organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation and NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia. Five winners will be flown to Singapore to receive prizes from Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong on 17 …

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Hougang by-election: Nomination Day and Workers' Party Press Conference

~ By Cheong Yaoming ~ Rather than give a chronology of events that happened, which can be found in almost every mainstream media piece, I will attempt to address certain rumours and myths, backed up by events witnessed on the ground and online. Myth: The Workers' Party supporters are always more fired up. One charted bus and a mini-van carrying white rolled up …

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One Year After A Watershed Election, Reading The Signs

~by  Catherine Lim ~ One year after the watershed General Election of May 2011 (GE 2011), political observers, reading the signs being sent out by the government, must be wondering about when – or if – the changes that had then seemed an inevitable consequence of the election, would actually take place. For currently, the signs are mixed and ambiguous, …

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