Daily Archives: 2014-07-25

EU to Singapore: Reinstate moratorium, abolish death penalty

By Howard Lee The European Union has responded yesterday to the recent executions of two inmates – Tang Hai Liang and Foong Chee Peng, who were convicted in 2011 and sentenced to death for drug-related offences – in Singapore, calling for the Singapore government to reinstate a moratorium on executions and work towards the abolishment of the death penalty. Tang and Foong were hanged to death …

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CPF – government insists on tweaking a broken system, sows more distrust

By Phillip Ang I refer to “CPF system will evolve to meet changing needs: DPM Tharman” and “CPF under review to better buffer against inflation: Manpower Minister”. Both ministers were speaking at a CPF forum organised by IPS on 22 July. Recall we had “Our Singapore Conversation” 2 years ago where, strangely, CPF was a non issue. Now that a …

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