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Daily Archives: 2017-11-18

Cambodia: The End of Democracy

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) deplores the dissolution of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the Supreme Court of Cambodia yesterday. The judiciary in Cambodia is closely controlled by the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and has been increasingly used to stifle the fundamental freedoms of the Cambodian people and to silence political opponents. Yesterday’s decision …

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Bukit Brown Wayfinder: Launch of Singapore’s first self-guided heritage trail at Bukit Brown

The Singapore Heritage Society (SHS) today unveiled the Bukit Brown Wayfinder – Singapore’s first self-guided heritage trail in a cemetery – at Bukit Brown Cemetery. The launch of this self-guided trail will allow heritage enthusiasts to explore accessible parts of Bukit Brown on their own. Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for National Development, …

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Paying more to Ministers so that they become too big to fall?

by Tan Wah Piow The scalp of Khaw Boon Wan, the Singapore’s accident-prone Minister for Transport, is demanded by the opposition Singapore Democratic Party, and many netizens. This call was made following a train collision* on 15 November that injured 29 people, followed by three unrelated train breakdowns on the same day. Earlier this year Minister Khaw was criticised when …

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