Daily Archives: 2013-12-24

Top 10 “most alarming” statistics of 2013

By Leong Sze Hian 1) Tourists come to look for jobs? … Apparently, an increasing number of foreigners are coming as tourists to look for jobs in Singapore. Foe example, tourists arrivals from one ASEAN country had an increase of 24.5% to 678,000 in 2011, from 2010. Just for the first 6 months of this year alone, the number is already …

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Last minute change of venue due to “misrepresented” event

By Terry Xu MARUAH had to change the venue for its public forum “Foreign Workers, Justice and Fairness” that was held yesterday on Dec 23rd, at extremely short notice. The venue was originally set to be at the hall on the second floor of Ananda Bhavan Restaurant at Syed Alwi Road (opposite Mustafa Centre). The NGO had already paid for …

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MARUAH – Everyone ‘should be given due process to justice and fairness’

MARUAH first wrote to TODAY Voices regarding repatriations relating to Little India riot: http://www.todayonline.com/voices/due-process-should-not-be-subordinated-expediency The Ministry of Law replied (“Singapore’s legal system is firm, just and fair” Ms Praveen Randhawa, Press Secretary to the Ministry for Law, TODAY, Dec 21, 2013): http://www.todayonline.com/voices/singapores-legal-system-firm-just-and-fair?singlepage=true MARUAH’s new response to the Ministry of Law is set out below: The Government’s position, as articulated by Ms …

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Harmful allegations swirl in Singapore’s judicial void

By Andy Wong Reports of arbitrary and unjust behaviour on the part of the authorities investigating Singapore’s Little India riots have begun to surface in the Indian media. These allegations, made apparently by those deported without trial or due process are harmful to the reputation of Singapore’s police force, yet with no court case and no finding of guilt to …

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