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Daily Archives: 2014-07-19

MOT concerned about Malaysia’s decision to levy entry fee for foreign vehicles

In response to media queries, a Ministry of Transport (MOT) spokesperson said that there is concern whether Malaysia’s decision to levy an entry fee on foreign-registered vehicles is directed towards Singaporean vehicles, as it was reported that it would only be levied in Johor. The Ministry has contacted its counterparts in Malaysia for details of the fee, and will consider …

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Solar Orchid – floating hawker centres in S’pore

By Cheryl Teo / Article first published on Fresh Grads. Our hawker centers are a crucial part to Singapore’s heritage, but sadly, they seem to be disappearing as rapidly as Singapore is developing. Can our hawker centers in the future still survive in the face of modernization especially with the issue of land space in our country and the new …

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Open letter to Singapore ministers – Why are we silent on Gaza?

By Noor Mastura Dear Leaders of Singapore, I was born in Singapore in 1990 – the year of great beginnings and start ups in Singapore. A country that prides in its diversity where race and religion is concerned. A country that has upheld and strove for racial harmony and multiculturalism in every sense of the word. A country that rose from the ground …

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Massive leap backwards as Singapore resumes executions

Press release of Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network. Singapore has taken a reprehensible U-turn by executing the first two prisoners since 2011, Amnesty International and the Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) said on Friday. Tang Hai Liang, 36, and Foong Chee Peng, 48, were executed on Friday at Singapore’s Changi Prison Complex. They had been convicted and mandatorily …

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