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Acknowledging public confidence hurt by recent incidents, PM Lee urges public to support Khaw Boon Wan and his team
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Speaking at the People’s Action Party (PAP) convention held on Sunday (19 Nov) at the Big Box in Jurong, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong acknowledged that the tunnel flooding near Bishan MRT station and train collision at Joo Koon MRT station should not have Read More

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Cambodia: The End of Democracy
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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 Read More

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

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

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SMRT Facebook page defends CEO Kuek over “fake” online report
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The SMRT facebook fanpage went to the defence of its Chief Executive Officer, Desmond Kuek with a seemingly emotional Facebook post last evening in denial over contents contained within an online post that has been circulating online. In the extract of the online report, Read More

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Singaporeans should have confidence and faith that the legal system will do the right thing
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by Jas Ning Li Shengwu claimed that “the Singapore government is very litigious and has a pliant court system” when he referred to the constraints of what the media can report on the matter surrounding the public dispute of his family. Does the Read More

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The buck stops with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, says Lim Tean on the train collision which caused 25 over injuries
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Lawyer and political activist, Lim Tean has posted a video of him speaking on the recent collision of two trains at Joo Koon MRT station that caused 25 reported injured casualties. In his speech, he commented that the incident is indicative of where Singapore Read More

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Can the Worker’s Party reinvent itself?
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by David Lim Now that Low Thia Kiang has announced that he is stepping down as Secretary-General of the Worker’s Party, paving an open pathway for leadership renewal, and offering an opening for some directional change, a key question remains whether the party can Read More

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Things always happen after Khaw opens his big mouth
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by Chen GJ 15 November morning, I was riding the MRT towards Joo Koon from Pioneer. I was at the front cabin of the train that almost reached Joo Koon MRT. At exactly 8.20 am, there was a loud bang, and a violent Read More

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Collision between two trains at Joo Koon station causes 25 or more to be injured
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The Land Transport Authority has announced in a joint statement with transport operator, SMRT that 23 passengers and 2 SMRT staff sustained light to moderate injuries from a train collision this morning at Joo Koon Station, and have been conveyed to Ng Teng Read More

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