Daily Archives: 2012-06-18

Singapore tightens rules on maids cleaning high windows

Singapore has tightened rules which determine how maids clean windows in high-rise flats following an increase in work-related deaths this year. Maids are to be supervised while cleaning the outside of windows, the Ministry of Manpower said on Monday. Nine maids have died as a result of "cleaning windows in an unsafe manner" this year compared to four last year, …

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The Passing of Dr Lim Hock Siew

By Dr Wong Wee Nam “Parliamentary democracy does not mean merely casting of votes once in five years during election time. Far more than this is the freedom of thought, the freedom of expression, the freedom of association, the freedom of organization everyday during the five year period and continuously thereafter.” — Dr Lim Hock Siew This declaration by Dr …

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