Daily Archives: 2013-09-24

Yong Vui Kong happy for 2nd chance: M Ravi

By Andrew Loh As activists, both Singaporean and foreign, heave a sigh of relief that the Attorney General’s Chambers has issued a Certificate of Cooperation to death row inmate Yong Vui Kong, how does the now 25-year old Vui Kong feel about it? Vui Kong was sentenced to hang for trafficking in 47.27g of heroin into Singapore in 2008. All …

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Final Farewell for CPM leader

By Terry Xu Bangkok, 23 September 2013 – Close to 300 people turned up for the funeral of former Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) secretary-general, Chin Peng, to bid him a final farewell on Monday. Many travelled from afar just to attend the funeral, which was held at the Wat That Throng temple in Bangkok to show their respect to their former …

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Foreign Workers Policy and New Employment Rules

By Singapore Armchair Critic As if voting for the passage of the controversial Population White Paper is not enough, some of our PAP MPs would jump at any opportunity to urge a rethinking of the “tightening” of our ultra-liberal foreign workers policy. Nee Soon GRC MP Lee Bee Wah, also Chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for National Development, had …

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