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#GoHazeFree campaign targets use of unsustainable palm oil in eateries
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Environmental non-profit organisation, People’s Movement to Stop Haze (PM Haze) in its latest campaign, #GoHazeFree writes that many eateries in Singapore and the region are still using unsustainably produced palm oil, which may contribute to future haze, two years after the worst haze Read More

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$150,000 raised in inaugural Charity Gala Dinner of Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Chiam See Tong Sports Foundation raises $150,000 in its inaugural Charity Gala Dinner on Saturday evening (12 Aug) at Fort Canning Hotel, organised to thank the warm support from friends and well-wishers for its cause and to showcase some of the helps provided by Read More

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Resident at Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC set to collect signatures for by-election petition
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A resident at Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC is organising a parliamentary petition to call for a by-election at his GRC in light of the resignation of Mdm Halimah Yacob as the minority candidate of the ward. Abdul Salim Harun, a former candidate for Marine Parade Read More

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Singaporeans need a revitalized social contract
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by Think Centre Our island state was founded more than 50 years ago on the basis of “one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to build a democratic society, based on justice and equality, so as to achieve happiness, prosperity and Read More

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Civil society calls for the cease of Malaysia’s arbitrary detention and deportation of human rights defenders
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Below is a statement penned by the Malaysian civil society  We the undersigned civil society strongly condemn the detention and subsequent deportation of Adilur Rahman Khan on 20 July 2017 and express our grave concerns on the growing trend in Malaysia where local Read More

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Dyslexia Association of Singapore launches book to commemorate 25th anniversary
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The Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) is launching “Clearly Different: Dyscovering the Differences”, a book to commemorate the association’s 25th Anniversary. The book chronicles DAS’ incredible journey from having just 12 students in its first learning centre, to helping thousands of children with dyslexia Read More

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CSOs call on Appeal Court to overturn the unjust conviction of land activist in Cambodia
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CSOs call on Appeal Court to overturn the unjust conviction of land activist and human rights defender Tep Vanny; for an end to judicial harassment against her, and for her release from prison #FreeTepVanny Phnom Penh, 26 July 2017 – We, the undersigned, call Read More

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Myanmar: UN expert lists catalogue of concerns as human rights slide in worsening conflict 
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GENEVA (24 July 2017) – A United Nations Special Rapporteur has issued a strongly worded statement accusing the Government of Myanmar of policies reminiscent of the previous military government, and of presiding over a worsening security and human rights situation. Yanghee Lee, ending Read More

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Definition of a “Malay person” opens up a can of worms about Mendaki and apparent double standards
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Member of Parliament from People’s Action Party, Mr Zainal Bin Sapari opened a can of worms about Mendaki when he made a Facebook post about the definition of what constitutes a Malay person with citizens voicing the treatment that they got from the Yayasan Read More

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Former NUS student takes down post of allegation against NUS, reaches target donation for legal cost
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Jeanne-Marie Ten Leu Jiun who shared a blog post about her claims that the National University of Singapore had wrongfully denied her of her MA degree for over 12 years, has taken down her blog in response to a demand by the university. The amount Read More

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