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4th Singapore Freedom Film Fest in November 2015
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Local non-government organisation Function 8 will be hosting the 4th Singapore Freedom Film Fest (FFF), in conjunction with KOMAS, Malaysia. The film fest will present unseen, unheard and untold stories by way of refreshing perspective on freedom. Function 8 offered a grant of Read More

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ONE (Singapore) Awards are back!
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm ONE (SINGAPORE), a local non-profit organisation, has opened the nomination for its awards in 2015. The two awards are: The Corporate Community Engagement Award is for the company with outstanding community initiatives that are Read More

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Dr Chia Thye Poh nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmDr James Gomez has filed a nomination with the Norwegian Nobel Committee to nominate Dr Chia Thye Poh for the Nobel Peace Prize. Dr Gomez is presently Professor of Communications and Associate Dean (International Affairs), School Read More

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Voting opens for AWARE’s Alamak! Awards 2015
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm The popular AWARE Alamak! Awards are back! Every year, the AWARE Awards celebrate individuals and organisations that have promoted gender equality in Singapore. At the same time, the Alamak! Award is given out to Read More

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Foreign workers: Friend or foe?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm By Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) Election rallies have started and as Singaporeans, we look forward to what the candidates in each party have to offer in their vision of a better country for Read More

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Chinese workers’ protest: What could have happened?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm By Jolovan Wham (HOME) Holding placards and kneeling in the middle of a road outside the Ministry of Manpower building, two migrant Chinese workers were reportedly arrested for protesting over a dispute involving their Read More

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MARUAH: Sampling check results should be announced to parties for transparency
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm Letter by MARUAH on the transparency of the election process in Singapore By Ngiam Shih Tung, Chairman of MARUAH’s Election Watch committee TOC has reported that the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) sent a letter to the Elections Department (ELD) Read More

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Not enough quota for foreign workers? Here’s what some employers do…
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmBy Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics Lured by the promise of more pay in Singapore to support their child and ailing parents, Chinese couple Wang Chao and Li Ting Ting borrowed 50,000 RMB (approximately SGD10,000) in Read More

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Let’s not deny the reality of racism
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmBy Zarifah Anuar, Communications Executive of AWARE Racial dynamics in Singapore have seen much discussion recently (“Singaporeans can accept a non-Chinese PM” and “Ensuring minorities will always have stake in S’pore”, 28 Jul). While Racial Read More

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How parties can earn our vote in the General Election
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmBy AWARE A small cross is a big deal. The ballot is our chance to decide the nation’s direction. Here are five ways political parties can show their commitment to gender equality and an inclusive Read More

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