Canada’s PM Trudeau pay respect to his roots as a descendant of William Farquhar

While in Singapore to talk business and trade at the margins of the ASEAN and East Asia summits, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took some personal time to visit Fort Canning, specifically to pay respects to this great-great-great-great grandmother Esther Bernard, who was the daughter of the first British Resident and Commandant of Singapore, Major-General William Farquhar. Mrs Bernard’s mother …

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Legal Aid Bureau to revamp website to speed up the process for those in need

The Legal Aid Bureau (LAB), which is under the purview of the Ministry of Law, will be introducing a new system next year to help connect lawyers to those in needy more efficiently. The LAB provides legal aid to low-income Singaporeans for civil proceedings. At the moment, the LAB offers cases individually to the private sector lawyers registered with the …

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DASTAK, Singapore’s Hindi Theatre Festival is back again on 15-18 November

DASTAK, Singapore’s first and only 3-day Hindi Theatre Festival, announced its 3rd year edition to be held in Singapore between 15th - 18 November 2018 (3pm & 8pm) at Blackbox, Goodman Arts Centre. The festival is supported by National Arts Council Singapore, Krescendo Communications and other local sponsors. DASTAK, which translates to ‘knocking’ in English, is a knock on the …

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