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Press release on the police questioning of Film Maker, Lynn Lee
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pmThe Online Citizen has removed this press release at the request of Vincent Wijeysingha                    

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Higher bus drivers’ wages = Higher fares?
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By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “Public transport fare adjustments to take into account bus drivers’ wage increase” (Channel NewsAsia, Dec 6). It states that “Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said on Thursday public transport fare adjustments, due next year, Read More

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Higher bus drivers' wages = Higher fares?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “Public transport fare adjustments to take into account bus drivers’ wage increase” (Channel NewsAsia, Dec 6). It states that “Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said on Thursday public transport fare adjustments, due next year, Read More

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The indignity that Singapore Bus Drivers (SMRT) have to go through
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:30 amThis is a translation of forum post began by free planet go (自由世界go), now recognized as He Jun Ling, on Baidu’s forum tieba.baidu.com. Mr He was charged final Thursday for his role in the SMRT Read More

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Strike was impromptu
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By Terry Xu Our insider source informs TOC that the strike was not a pre-meditated action by the workers but started by a few drivers who stood in front of the chartered bus that was supposed to drive the drivers to the bus Read More

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SMRT strike: consequences of our Singaporean First principle?
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by: Ng Yi Shu This chart, as we might now be familiar with, shows the root cause of what the current SMRT fiasco is about. It is rare to see strikes in Singapore, let alone one that has lasted this long. The last Read More

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TOC Editorial: SMRT strike should prompt introspection on several fronts
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:44 pmTOC Editorial   Despite the best attempts of the over-cautious mainstream media, the significance of Monday’s strike by over 102 Chinese workers (initial news reports mentioned 200) cannot be played down. The SMRT strike is Read More

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Many ways to skin a strike
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By Howard Lee Strike – to cease work collectively as a protest against working conditions, low pay, etc (www.thefreedictonary.com/strike) It is interesting to note the headlines in our papers that were used to describe the “industrial action” by 102 SMRT bus drivers, as they “refused Read More

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Strike Strikes Singapore: The Undertones of Industrial Relations
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By Gerald Tan Strike strikes Singapore! A strike is defined by Section 5 of the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act (“CLTPA”), to mean “the cessation of work by a body of persons employed in any essential service acting in combination, or a concerted Read More

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Political openness – for PAP only
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Selective application of the law bad for PAP – and S’pore. By Andrew Loh. Read More…

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