Daily Archives: 2014-10-15

Police actions contrary to government’s promises of more inclusive society

By Ghui With the proliferation of the Internet, the increase in opposition representation in Parliament, the ground-breaking GE2011 results and the People Action Party government promising change and a more inclusive society, most Singaporeans are hopeful that would usher in a new era of politics in Singapore. Most Singaporeans believe that the PAP have done a good job overall. That said, there …

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Why was “town councils” removed from application form?: WP lawyer

By Andrew Loh The court battle between the Workers’ Party’s Aljunied Hougang Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) got under way on Tuesday. [You can read The Online Citizen’s report here: “AHPETC questions NEA on need for “mini-fairs” permit“.] One of the questions raised during Tuesday’s hearing was why the WP Town Council needed to seek …

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AHPETC questions NEA on need for “mini-fairs” permit

By Terry Xu The first day of court on the summons issued by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) started on Tuesday, 14 October, which saw questions on the strict liability of AHPETC in conducting a trade fair, and if such a permit was necessary to begin with. The town council run by the Workers’ Party is accused …

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