Daily Archives: 2014-05-10

Full protections must be given to minors in Toa Payoh case

By Choo Zheng Xi If you’re 17 years old in Singapore, you don’t qualify to vote. You don’t qualify to be conscripted. However, you apparently qualify to have your identity exposed and your character dragged through the mud if you stand accused of a crime. Most of the mainstream media publications in Singapore have been quick to censor the “sensitive” …

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May 13 Student Movement … 60 Years On

By Function 8 and MARUAH More than 700 people will commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the May 13, 1954 Incident with a special lunch on Tuesday, 13 May 2014. They are some of our pioneer generation of independence fighters and come from Singapore and many countries abroad. Several of them left Singapore during the 1950s and 60s when the government …

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How to get funding for your business

By Cristina Beltran Are you looking into starting a new business or experiencing a cash-flow squeeze but don’t know where to source your funds?  Or perhaps you need some tips on how to improve your cash flow and get some instant cash. Some entrepreneurs have the ability to self-fund, but don’t despair if you’re not one of them.   There are also …

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5 youths arrested for graffiti directed at PAP

Statement from the Singapore Police Force: BREAKING NEWS: 5 Youths Arrested for Vandalism at Blk 85A Lorong 4 Toa Payoh #sgpolicearrest Police have arrested five 17-year old youths for suspected involvement in a case of vandalism that had occurred at Blk 85A Lorong 4 Toa Payoh. On 7 May 2014 at 6.47am, Police received a report of graffiti being painted on …

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Another old allegation against WP resurfaces

In yet another incident over municipal issues, the chairman of the Kaki Bukit Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC), David Poh, has accused the Workers’ Party (WP) of allegedly not nominating the ward for the Home Improvement Programme (HIP). The HIP is a national upgrading programme. On the Housing and Development website, it says: “The Home Improvement Programme (HIP) helps you, the …

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