Daily Archives: 2016-01-23

Francis T Seow: Loyal civil Servant turned most articulate dissident

By Teo Soh Lung Francis T Seow was one the best known public prosecutors in the history of Singapore. Born in 1928, he entered the Legal Service in 1956 and rose to the position of Solicitor General in 1969. During his time in service, he was a very successful prosecutor. Meticulous and thorough in his work, eloquent, polite yet stinging …

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Elevator door half-closed and still operating at Pasir Ris-Punggol town council

Elevator not operating? A troubling experience for many residents who live in the high-rise buildings of modern day. But what about a half-operating elevator that operates while its doors are not operating properly? Likely to be a scary experience for many. A video shot by Ben Tng shows an elevator operating while its door is only half closed, exposing the moving …

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Singapore ranked 75 out of 167 countries in EIU’s democracy index

Singapore ranks 75 out of 167 countries in the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Democracy Index 2015. EIU in its report wrote, “The fearful era in which we live is not conducive to defending democratic standards or extending democracy’s reach across the globe. The latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index reflects the situation in 2015, a year in which …

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