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Fights more likely in Clarke Quay than in dormitories

By Andrew Loh Minister Khaw Boon Wan’s Facebook posting of an anti-riot drill involving some “foreign workers ambassadors” and the Police and SCDF has come under fire for supporting the joint-exercise which some saw as racist and insensitive. Migrant workers’ non-governmental organisations, TWC2 and HOME, have criticised it, along with members of the public who registered their disapproval on Mr …

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Khaw responds to criticisms: “Intent is to promote mutual understanding”

Minister for National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, has responded to criticisms regarding a Facebook post he made yesterday. The post was accompanied by eight photographs of the joint exercise which apparently showed security personnel and “foreign worker ambassadors” simulating a situation of unrest. “To test our response capability, the Police, the SCDF, the dorms operators and our grassroots organisations organised …

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Minister’s Facebook post comes under fire

Controversial posting by Minister Khaw Boon Wan on joint-exercise A Facebook posting by the Minister of National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, has come under fire from members of the public for being insensitive. On Tuesday, Mr Khaw made a posting titled, “Joint exercise with Police, SCDF & foreign worker ambassadors”. The post was accompanied by eight photographs of the joint …

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Swine flu could hit one in three

For every person infected, it is likely that there will be between 1.2 and 1.6 secondary cases. The standard treatment for Swine Flu is a 5-day course of Tamiflu and treatment should begin within the first 48 hours of infection.Donaldson Tan.

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