Daily Archives: 2012-06-08

Bertha Henson: Fazed? Me?

~ By Bertha Henson ~ Speculation is rife over Berita Harian's agenda. I have been receiving a slew of signals that is making me (a little) irate. I am no stranger to controversy, but little did I expect that the blog would raise so many eyebrows in Singapore newsrooms. I assure/re-assure/give the assurance that I do not intend this blog to be …

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Dr Lim Hock Siew's Funeral

~ By Cheong Yaoming ~     The sky was dark and threatened to unleash a storm over the funeral of Dr Lim Hock Siew. At his Joo Chiat Terrace house, dozens of friends, activists and well-wishers, mostly senior citizens, waited with umbrellas for the chartered buses. The clouds eventually subsided, merely releasing a light drizzle over the area.       …

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Malaysian company caught smuggling sand into Singapore

By Kumaran Pillai –  In a recent article published in The Star in Malaysia, a local Malaysian company was allegedly smuggling sand into Singapore from the state of Pahang (here). The company was contracted by the Tanjung  Agas Gas and Oil Logistic Park in Pahang to carry out land reclamation works in Sungei Pahang (Pahang river). The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission …

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