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Daily Archives: 2017-09-30

UN Human Rights Council puts Cambodia under scrutiny ahead of 2018 elections

(Bangkok/Geneva, 29 September 2017) In passing its biannual resolution on Cambodia today, the UN Human Rights Council took the additional step of authorising the UN to prepare a report on the country in the next six months, ahead of the July 2018 elections. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is expected to submit this report to …

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Dr Chee Soon Juan: Mr Tharman, please don’t lecture us about character and integrity

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General Dr Chee Soon Juan wrote an article in which he asked Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam to stop lecture Singaporeans about character and integrity. Dr Chee wrote that nothing is beneath the People's Action Party when it comes to destroying its opponents. "As its stands, the credibility of …

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DPM Tharman ignores question on non-Chinese Prime Minister

Nabil is a Public Policy and Global Affairs undergraduate at NTU, whose photo (above) was posted by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam in his clarification about gutter politics. Nabil clarified that he did not ask the question about gutter politics but had asked the Minister two important questions. First, whether he was of the view that the Reserved Presidential Election …

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A Seismic Loss of Faith

by Lim Tean When the Prime Minister and his two Deputy Prime Ministers have talked on an almost daily basis about the just concluded shambolic reserved Presidency, you know things must be bad for the People's Action Party! Internal surveys have probably indicated a drastic drop in support for the PAP which they are trying desperately to reverse. No amount …

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