Daily Archives: 2014-05-24

Youth voices heard at ASEAN Summit 2014 amidst setbacks

By Raksha Mahtani  The ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) made history on 11th May as the first regional youth forum to engage with ASEAN leaders in an interface meeting at the ASEAN Summit 2014 in host country Myanmar. It hoped to include youth civil society voices from all member countries. However, only 3 of the 10 member countries approved the ASEAN …

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Pink Dot 2014: For Family, For Friends, For Love

Image – Pink Dot 2014 Ambassadors (clockwise from left) Sebastian Tan, Campaign Video Director Leon Cheo, Janice Koh and Brendon Fernandez.   Pink Dot 2014, Singapore’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) event, will be held on 28 June at Hong Lim Park, and the organising committee has promised new Ambassadors, a community-focused campaign video, and a more interactive and reflective …

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Urging LTA to re-consider the proposed framework by SMRT Corp

By Derrick Sim On 3rd May 2014, SMRT Corp announced that talks had been ongoing with the government to extend the financing framework for their existing lines. If approved, under this framework, government will buy back the rail infrastructure from SMRT and all maintenance of rail infrastructure will carried out by government using public fund. Though the discussion are underway, …

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