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Yeo Guat Kwang: An animal’s life is still a life

He is known for tending to consumer protection, when he was Case president, and foreign labour issues as Migrant Workers’ Centre chairman. But now, it’s animals. Veteran backbench MP Yeo Guat Kwang (Ang Mo...

Bloggers Han Hui Hui, Roy Ngerng to face two charges over Hong Lim Park protest that disrupted charity event

SINGAPORE - Bloggers Han Hui Hui and Roy Ngerng, who led a Sept 27 Hong Lim Park protest that disrupted a charity carnival, will face two charges for causing public nuisance and staging a demonstration at...

Lee Kuan Yew visits Battle For Merger exhibition at National Library

SINGAPORE - Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew paid a visit on Wednesday to The Battle For Merger exhibition at the National Library, which showcases 12 radio talks he gave in 1961 to convince Singaporeans...

 

Graduate employment: Degrees of relevance

A UNIVERSITY degree used to be seen as a golden ticket to job security and career success, but some of the shine is coming off that path.

Protests that matter

The continuing protests in Hong Kong have received international attention. Some commentators, both internationally and locally, have made comparisons between the protest culture in Hong Kong and in...

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Oct 24, 2014 06:23 PM

Bloggers Han Hui Hui, Roy Ngerng to face two charges over Hong Lim Park protest that disrupted charity event

SINGAPORE - Bloggers Han Hui Hui and Roy Ngerng, who led a Sept 27 Hong Lim Park protest that disrupted a charity carnival, will face two charges for causing public nuisance and staging a demonstration at the park without approval.

Oct 23, 2014 11:49 AM

Lee Kuan Yew visits Battle For Merger exhibition at National Library

SINGAPORE - Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew paid a visit on Wednesday to The Battle For Merger exhibition at the National Library, which showcases 12 radio talks he gave in 1961 to convince Singaporeans of the need for merger with Malaya.

Oct 23, 2014 09:15 AM

The next 50 years in Singapore politics: speech by Ho Kwon Ping

Mr Ho Kwon Ping, the first Institute of Policy Studies S R Nathan Fellow for the Study of Singapore, delivered his first lecture last night on The Future Of Singapore: Politics And Governance. Here is an excerpt of his speech.  

Oct 23, 2014 09:11 AM

Political leaders who practise 'servant leadership' would be respected, says Ho Kwon Ping

No matter how political leaders are chosen, it is how sincerely they treat people that will determine if they have legitimacy, said businessman Ho Kwon Ping yesterday.

Oct 23, 2014 09:05 AM

Can PAP stay dominant? A daunting task, says Ho Kwon Ping

Singapore's best days are still ahead of it but, in contemplating its next 50 years, a key question to ponder is whether the ruling party will stay dominant, said leading public intellectual Ho Kwon Ping yesterday.

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Yeo Guat Kwang: An animal’s life is still a life

He is known for tending to consumer protection, when he was Case president, and foreign labour issues as Migrant Workers’ Centre chairman. But now, it’s animals. Veteran backbench MP Yeo Guat Kwang (Ang Mo Kio GRC) has proposed an amendment to the Animals and Birds Act – one of two Private...

Christopher de Souza: If I can save one person, it will be worth it

Earlier this month, Mr Christopher de Souza, an MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, introduced a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament which seeks to fight human trafficking. Private Member’s Bills, which are introduced by MPs who are not ministers, are rare. The last such Bill to be successfully...

 

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