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Daily Archives: 2019-03-23

Wet market operator apologises for flyers with Hindi, and no Tamil

A flyer which about the temporary market in Admiralty caught the eye of a resident when she spotted Hindi instead of Tamil script on it. Ms Vijaya Kandasamy posted a photo of the flyer on her Facebook page on Friday morning and commented, I think you need more people who can read and write Tamil. What language is that?? Blunders …

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Salim should not use possible seizure of Tuaspring to justify terminating its deal with Hyflux: PUB

Indonesian conglomerate Salim Group should not use the possible seizure of the Tuaspring plant to justify terminating its bailout agreement with local water treatment firm Hyflux, said the Public Utilities Board (PUB) on Fri (21 Mar). PUB’s statement was made in response to Salim’s recent announcement to potentially withdraw from its agreement to bail out Hyflux from its massive debts …

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Are the upcoming Thai elections free and fair?

by Kiat Sittheeamorn On 24 March, over 40 million registered Thai voters are expected to go to the polls for the country’s first elections since 2011 and since the military takeover in 2014. Are these elections going to be free and fair? Freedom, in the context of elections, pertains to the voters and candidates’ opportunity to participate in election without …

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