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Daily Archives: 2016-11-11

The Twisted Perversion of Racial Diversity in Singapore

By Donovan Choy, libertarianism.sg The term ‘social justice’ used to hold a precious meaning. In the 60’s, the mention of social justice brought to mind fearless men like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King championing civil rights for African Americans. In the early 20th century, it brought to mind feminists fighting for the fundamental right to vote, for the right …

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Survey: Singaporeans could expect to see 2.9% ‘real’ wage increases next year

According to the latest Salary Trends survey by ECA International, in 2017 employees based in Singapore can expect to receive salary increases 2.9 percent, above inflation on average. Despite offering 4 percent nominal salary increases in both 2016 and 2017, rising inflation has meant that staff in Singapore will see a decline in real wage increases next year, the poll …

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Khaw Boon Wan: Road safety features in progress of expansion for elderly

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that the Government has introduced and are expanding road safety features for seniors. This is his reply towards MP for Jurong GRC Dr Tan Wu Meng’s questions who asked asked the Minister for Transport over the past three years what proportion of motor vehicle accidents involving elderly pedestrians resulted in serious injuries or fatalities and …

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ICA to introduce iris scanning procedures within the next two years

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Mr Desmond Lee told the Parliament that Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) plans to introduce iris scan technology progressively at the country’s land, air and sea checkpoints within the next two years, starting from 2017. The Parliament passed amendments to the National Registration Act to strengthen the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the ICA …

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Has Singapore become an autonomous vehicle-ready nation?

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan said that self-driving technology gives Singapore the opportunity to improve the public transport system in a significant way. For example, manpower shortages can be overcome with self-driving buses. This is his reply towards Nominated Member of Parliament, Mr Azmoon Ahmad who asked the Minister for Transport whether Singapore is ready to be claimed as an …

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Taiwan on the path to become the first Asian country legalizing same-sex marriage

The lawmakers in Taiwan are presently working on three Civil Code marriage equality amendment proposals in support of marriage equality, that could soon make Taiwan becomes the first country in Asia legalizing same-sex marriage. The Taipei Times wrote in its editorial that Executive Yuan Secretary-General Chen Mei-ling said that Premier Lin Chuan has urged the Ministry of Justice to take …

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