Daily Archives: 2013-09-29

A mysterious wreath to Chin Peng in Tan Wah Piow's name

By Andrew Loh On 16 September, Chin Peng, the former secretary-general of the Malayan Communist Party (MCP), died in a hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. 5 days later, on 21 September, the Chinese newspaper, Sin Chew Jit Poh, reported that “Mr and Mrs Tan Wah Piow” had sent a wreath to Mr Chin Peng’s wake. Mr Tan was the former president of the …

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Citizens remember Dinesh Raman

By Lim Jialiang / Photos by Chong Kai Xiong “Really, I can’t take it.” These words echoed with the quiet dignity and strength of a mother who had lost her son suddenly, and without warning. On behalf of the family, members of civil society organised a memorial for Dinesh Raman, the twenty-one year old who died in the custody of …

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Increasing trend of Malaysian buses flouting regulations?

By Terry Xu In August 2013, MP for Aljunied GRC, Mr Muhamad Faisal Bin Abdul Manap, asked the Minister for Transport whether the cases of Malaysian buses flouting regulations by entering Singapore to ferry tourists to Malaysia have been increasing. According to the Land Transport Authority (LTA) regulations, tour buses “shall only be used to carry tourists from an ASEAN …

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