Month: June 2021

Man alleged to have been abused at Cantonment Police Complex, ask for full video footage of his ordeal to be shown

In the latest email sent to local media outlets in Singapore, Mr See Kian Peng asks for the police to…

Hong Kong activist Chow Hang-tung arrested as police revoke bail

Hong Kong police rearrested a prominent democracy activist after revoking her bail Wednesday, the eve of a sensitive double anniversary…

Russia reports record virus deaths for second day in a row

Russia on Wednesday reported 669 coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours, a record number of fatalities for the second…

Putin says he opposes mandatory COVID vaccinations

President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he opposed introducing mandatory vaccinations in Russia despite a surge in coronavirus infections in the…

Netizens dissatisfied with MOH decision to stop disclosing detailed updates on community cases; call for transparency

From now onwards, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will be focusing its daily updates on the progress of the country‚Äôs…

Malaysian palm oil giant accused of mistreating workers

Migrant workers employed by a Malaysian palm oil giant have faced mistreatment ranging from physical abuse to poor living conditions,…

High Court orders SBS Transit Ltd to pay S$7,000 in legal costs to bus drivers

The High Court has ordered SBS Transit Limited to pay S$7,000 in legal costs against 13 bus drivers in a…

Taiwan and US restart trade talks despite China opposition

The United States and Taiwan on Wednesday restarted trade talks after five years as Washington moves to boost its ties…

Cut the impunity: Special Advisory Council for Myanmar calls on international community to act now

According to credible reports of archetypal Tatmadaw-style clearance operations, recent Myanmar military offensives, including in Mindat, Demoso, Kin Ma, and…

Electricity tariffs for households increase 3.8% from July to Sept 2021; Gas tariffs up by 0.4 cents

For the period from 1 July to 30 September 2021, electricity tariff before GST will increase by an average of…