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NParks cancels approvals for Han Hui Hui event at Hong Lim Park on Oct 25

SINGAPORE - Local blogger Han Hui Hui will not be allowed to proceed with a planned speech and demonstration at Speakers Corner in Hong Lim Park this Saturday, after the National Parks Board (NParks)...

Blogger Roy Ngerng summoned for police questioning about Sep 27 protest

SINGAPORE – Blogger Roy Ngerng has been called up by the police for questioning regarding his participation in a Sep 27 protest at Hong Lim Park, which encroached on a charity carnival being held nearby....

The next 50 years in Singapore politics

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

Five thought-provoking quotes from Ho Kwon Ping's first IPS-Nathan Lecture

SINGAPORE - What the next 50 years holds for Singapore's sociopolitical scene was the subject of the first Institute of Policy Studies (IPS)-Nathan Lecture delivered by businessman and one-time political...

Animal rights activist Louis Ng enters politics, joins PAP

SINGAPORE - Animal rights activist Louis Ng has joined the People's Action Party (PAP) and will help Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at the Kembangan-Chai Chee ward, in the Marine Parade GRC.

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Oct 21, 2014 09:07 PM

NParks cancels approvals for Han Hui Hui event at Hong Lim Park on Oct 25

SINGAPORE - Local blogger Han Hui Hui will not be allowed to proceed with a planned speech and demonstration at Speakers Corner in Hong Lim Park this Saturday, after the National Parks Board (NParks) revoked its approval for the event.

Oct 21, 2014 11:32 AM

Blogger Roy Ngerng summoned for police questioning about Sep 27 protest

SINGAPORE – Blogger Roy Ngerng has been called up by the police for questioning regarding his participation in a Sep 27 protest at Hong Lim Park, which encroached on a charity carnival being held nearby.

Oct 20, 2014 09:56 PM

Five thought-provoking quotes from Ho Kwon Ping's first IPS-Nathan Lecture

SINGAPORE - What the next 50 years holds for Singapore's sociopolitical scene was the subject of the first Institute of Policy Studies (IPS)-Nathan Lecture delivered by businessman and one-time political prisoner Ho Kwon Ping on Monday.

Oct 20, 2014 07:21 PM

Animal rights activist Louis Ng enters politics, joins PAP

SINGAPORE - Animal rights activist Louis Ng has joined the People's Action Party (PAP) and will help Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at the Kembangan-Chai Chee ward, in the Marine Parade GRC.

Oct 17, 2014 07:08 PM

World is in transition; Singapore well-placed to adjust to new reality, says George Yeo

The world is going through a period of transition in which hierarchies are being eroded and relationships are being called into question, changes that are plunging institutions into crisis around the world.

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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...

Heng Chee How: Why turn someone into a dependant prematurely?

Deputy labour chief Heng Chee How was in his mid-forties when he first started the fight to introduce a re-employment age of 65. Now 53 and trying to push forward the raising of the re-employment age to 67, the Whampoa MP has a greater appreciation of what it means to be an older worker. He...

 

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