Daily Archives: 2015-05-16

SDP outlines plan for town council run by full-time MPs, elected town councillors

By Howard Lee In the wake of the never-ending battle between the Workers’ Party Aljunied Hougang Punggol East Town Council and the Ministry of National Development over the management of town council funds, the Singapore Democratic Party today announced its Town Council Management Plan which includes proposals for new ways to run the town council. Right off the bat, the …

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More private rides, more ricebowls shattered

By William Lim, Yesterday, a Bill had been passed to regulate third-party taxi booking apps. While Minister Lui addressed some minor concerns regarding the third-party apps, he neglected to address the more important concerns regarding private limousine services provider like Uber Executive, Uber X, GrabCar etc. This makes it rather apparent that the only point that Minister Lui brought across …

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ASEAN People’s Forum 2015 : Our report and reflections

By Vanessa Ho, Project X The annual ASEAN People’s Forum/ ASEAN Civil Society Conference took place from the 21st to 24th of April 2015 in Kuala Lumpur. It is a conference that aims to bring together civil society groups and activists from all around the region to discuss key human rights issues that people face. The theme for this year …

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