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Daily Archives: 2013-07-19

SADPC – Dismay at 24 cane strokes for former death sentence convict.

Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign (SADPC) issued a press release in response to the judgement to have the death sentence of 23 year old Fabian Adiu Edwin to be commuted to life imprisonment. Though heartened by the decision, the organizers of the campaign express their dismay that Fabian will be subjected to 24 strokes of cane on top of his life imprisonment. …

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What to make of the silent majority?

By Ghui I read Marcus Wong Zhen Jie’s email to Yahoo! with great interest. Singaporeans engaging in vigorous debate on the matters that affect Singapore is always something to be encouraged. While I have sympathy for many of Wong’s points, there are some issues, which I would like to take the opportunity to address, if I may. Certainly, Wong is …

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64 years old couple’s housing woes?

By Leong Sze Hian Mr and Mrs Chan (not their real name), are both 64 years old, and they purchased a HDB Studio Apartment for $69,600 in December 2010. They paid the required downpayment of $3,480 from their  Central Provident Fund (CPF) and have been informed that their studio flat is expected to be ready in the 3rd quarter of 2013. (original …

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