Daily Archives: 2013-12-31

Democratic Progressive Party’s 40th Anniversary

31st December 2013 – The Democratic Progressive Party of Singapore celebrates its 40th year this year (2013) as a registered and active political party in Singapore. The history of the party dates back to 16 March 1973, when it was first set up and named the United Front. It contested in both the 1976 and 1980 General Elections before being …

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Events of Singapore in 2013

List of events in Singapore for the year 2013. Write in your comment if you feel there are events that are missing from this list. January AIM Saga – PAP explains why the tender of data management for all the town councils was awarded to PAP owned company. Punggol By Election brought about by the resignation of PAP MP and …

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13,000 repatriation cases

By Andrew Loh In the aftermath of the Little India riot which took place on 8 December, it was disclosed that some 13,000 foreigners were repatriated annually for each of the last 3 years. That’s an average of 1,083 cases each month. Whether the figure is an alarming one is unclear, since there doesn’t seem to be any previous figures …

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Marina Coastal Expressway: What are the issues?

TOC took a cab ride on Monday, the second day that the new Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) was in operation. We drove around the MCE for 30 mins from both sides (to and back from city) and had a look at the bottlenecks of the highway. Generally the expressway is pretty good with wide lanes and clear traffic signs. But …

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In Court Today – Little India Riot case: Daily Renewal of S-Pass

In Court Today – Little India Riot case: M Ravi, representing Mr Arun Kaliamurthy – who is being charged for involvement in the Little India riot – informed the court today that he shall be filing an application for judicial review with regards to the question of unequal treatment and the nature of the conditions imposed on his client. The …

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