Daily Archives: 2017-07-11

    Amnesty International call for the halt of Prabagaran Srivijayan’s execution on coming Friday
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Malaysian facing imminent execution for drugs conviction after unfair trial The Singaporean authorities must halt the imminent execution of a Malaysian man convicted of importing drugs amid serious concerns about the fairness of his trial, Amnesty International said today. Prabagaran Srivijayan’s execution has Read More

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    GIC’s returns aren’t so bad after all?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    The GIC’s performance is not much worse than other sovereign wealth funds. I refer to the article “GIC posts steady real returns of 3.7% amid uncertainty” (Straits Times, Jul 10) It states that “GIC’s 20-year annualised real rate of return – its most Read More

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    Maritime veteran announces his intention to stand for President in upcoming reserved election
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Mr Farid Khan bin Kaim Khan, 62, has officially announced his intention to stand as a candidate in the upcoming Presidential election which is reserved for Malay candidates. Mr Khan is currently the chairman of Bourbon Offshore Asia and the founder of an Read More

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    MADPET calls on Singapore to stop its plans to execute Malaysian citizen in respect of Malaysian court
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Charles Hector, for and on behalf of MADPET(Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) MADPET(Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) calls on Singapore to stop its plans to execute Malaysian citizen Prabagaran Srivijayan on Friday, 14 July 2017. Prabagaran was convicted and sentenced Read More

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    Dis-Grace at Speak Mandarin Campaign
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    In an ironic twist to the launch of the Speak Mandarin Campaign 2017 at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre on 10 July, the Mandarin-worded sign which the guest-of-honour, Ms Grace Fu, Minister of Culture, Community and Youth stood behind, had a wrong Chinese character Read More

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