Daily Archives: 2016-01-31

Reexamine the role of school counsellors in criminal investigation of students
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is a letter submitted to TOC By Chen Yi Quan Under the Children and Young Persons Act it is stated that the act exists to: provide for the welfare, care, protection and rehabilitation of children and young persons who are in need of Read More

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CAN: Special safe guards needed for criminal cases involving minors
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Singapore based NGO, Community Action Network (CAN) has issued a statement to voice its concern over  the death of 14-year-old, Benjamin Lim who died of “unnatural causes” on Tuesday late afternoon after being interviewed by the police without the accompaniment of his parents. Below is their Read More

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14-year-old jumps to his death after unaccompanied police interrogation
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on February 3rd, 2016 at 05:10 pmFourteen-year-old Benjamin Lim Jun Hui was found dead late Tuesday.  He had apparently jumped off a ledge outside his 14th-floor flat in Yishun. Family and friends are still trying to make sense of the boy’s Read More

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Singaporeans fully employed with median income rising?
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By Richard Wan It was recently reported on the Straits Times that Singapore’s employment grew by only 31,800 last year, the slowest pace in 12 years [Link]. More workers lost their jobs last year, especially in the manufacturing and service sectors, which saw Read More

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Workers’ Party’s position NCMP sound
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By Ng Kok Lim I refer to the 30 Jan 2016 Straits Times report “Party’s transfer of vacant seat a political manouevre: PAP MPs”. Spirit of NCMP scheme While the spirit of the Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) scheme is to offer a seat Read More

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