Daily Archives: 2015-12-21

ACRES investigates illegal pet advertisement in Singapore
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The Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) documented 156 illegal pet advertisements online over a six-month period, involving animals that cannot be kept, imported, sold or advertised without authorisation under Singapore law. The findings were part of a six-month investigation from June Read More

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In victory, magnanimity, not recrimination: An open letter to the Prime Minister
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By Catherine Lim Sir It was with much dismay that I read the report ‘Blogger ordered to pay PM 150k in damages’ in the Straits Times of 18 December 2015. I was less struck by the specifics of a court case that Singaporeans Read More

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Greece on a knife edge
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By Isidoros Karderinis It’s been five years since Greece joined the European Support Mechanism, with the close cooperation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At that time (around the end of 2010), the nation’s GDP amounted to about 222 billions dollars. The public debt was 148.3 Read More

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