Daily Archives: 2017-12-06

52 Malaysian organisations issue joint statement in solidarity with Singaporean activist, Jolovan Wham

52 organisations from various fields of civil society and states within Malaysia have signed a joint statement to express solidarity with Singaporean activist, Jolovan Wham who has been recently charged in court by the authorities, stating that they refuse to keep silent when confronted with injustice. The statement writes that Wham “is the conscience of Singapore who bravely speaks up …

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Amazon offers prime membership service for free global shipping and video streaming

After the news of Amazon cutting its free shipping offer to Singapore, the company has announced that Singaporeans can sign up to be members of  Amazon Prime, which offers free global shipping and access to video streaming, among other things. Those who are interested to be members may sign up for the membership on Amazon website starting from Wednesday (6 December) and will …

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How much fiscal sustainability is enough?

by Chris Kuan “Fiscal sustainability key to achieving country’s goals: Heng Swee Keat” reports Today Online, we should expect more of this one-sided narrative given that taxes will go up, its only a matter of time. Minister of Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat talks about that loaded sovereign finance term – fiscal sustainability. Same old same old of having the …

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