Daily Archives: 2015-04-27

ACSC/APF: ASEAN governments’ adversarial notions against CSOs must change in the post 2015 vision
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmASEAN Head of States interface with civil society organizations at the 26th ASEAN Summit Malaysia Statement by the participating non-government organisations (NGOS) of the ASEAN Head of States interface to ASEAN leaders at the Summit meeting highlighting the Read More

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ASEAN governments urged to abolish death penalty
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:49 pmCivil society organisations from ASEAN countries are urging the grouping’s governments to impose an immediate moratorium on the use of the death penalty with a view of completely abolishing the form of penalty, said civil Read More

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SMRT and SBS to provide free travel for all bus and train services on National Day
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Singapore’s public transport operators (PTOs), SBS Transit and SMRT Corporation Ltd has issued a joint press release to announce that the companies will offer free travel on board all their bus and train services on National Day (9 August 2015). Free travel will take Read More

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Singapore Armed Forces deploys Changi RHCC to Nepal as part of relief efforts
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  The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) deployed two Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 aircraft with an advance team of six personnel from the Changi Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Coordination Centre onboard to Nepal this evening. The Changi RHCC will Read More

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SRC makes initial $50,000 contribution for relief and recovery efforts in Nepal and appeals for contribution
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The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) will be disbursing SGD $50,000 worth of relief items and emergency supplies in response to the earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Along with its initial contribution, SRC will also be launching an urgent public appeal for the Read More

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Thai delegation withdraw from APF to protest rejection of Singaporean and Cambodian NGOs by their governments
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:49 pmThai participants at the ASEAN People’s Forum 2015 (APF 2015) have withdrawn their civil society representative, Ms Sattara Hattirat of Togetherness for Equality and Action (TEA), from the interface with ASEAN Heads of Government in Read More

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Well done, National Arts Council!
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amBy Tan Wah Piow I had a pleasant and surreal experience last week as I sat at a table surrounded by fellow Singaporeans discussing some of the recently published books in Singapore. It was almost Read More

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‘Mums Vs Maids’, fails to show plight of the working mother who juggles work and child minding
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By Jolovan Wham Oglivy and Mather’s latest campaign, ‘Mums Vs Maids’ has hit a raw nerve among many. In the video, mothers are given a series of questions to answer to test how well they know their children. Whether it is their favourite Read More

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