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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Locals-first job website launched by Singapore amid backlash against migrants

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... Party has moved to curb the entry of foreign workers in the face of complaints from citizens they are competing for jobs, public housing, health care services and space in public transport. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554278/locals-first-job-website-launched-singapore-amid-backlash-against-migrants
  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Online campaign launched to save famous Singapore nightclub Zouk

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by Satish Cheney

    ... Halloween party that night," said Neo who has been married for 13 years now and has two children. "When we got married, we even took our wedding pictures there." She is among ... the country on the international clubbing map. It has been at the same address for 23 years and plans are already under way by the club to host farewell parties. Zouk's current location has seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538428/online-campaign-launched-save-famous-singapore-nightclub-zouk
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore’s ruling party defends ‘robotic’ youth wing video after mockery online

    Posted May 15th 2014, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore's long-ruling People’s Action Party defends video made by the youth wing that has been widely lampooned online, calling it 'genuine and sincere' Singapore’s ruling party has defended a promotional video produced by its youth wing that went viral after being lambasted online for its amateurish quality and for sounding “robotic”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1512601/singapores-ruling-party-defends-robotic-youth-wing-video-after-it-mocked
  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporeans ‘no longer trust their government’: Writer Catherine Lim criticises PM in open letter

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by Satish Cheney

    ... Action Party (PAP) as well as the rising number of protests and the increased online criticism, among other examples. The Malaysian-born author said the government had put in a lot of effort ... and libel, critics insist it will harm the image and reputation of Lee and his party, especially since the case is being pegged as a David-vs-Goliath duel. International rights advocates have often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528124/writer-catherine-lims-open-letter-singaporean-pm-fuels-social-media-debate
  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia as foreigners take the blame for social ills

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:07pm

    ... Asian work-permit holders employed in construction and other sectors shunned by Singaporeans. Some 200,000 others work as domestic helpers. Singapore’s long-ruling People’s Action Party has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520339/singapore-activists-warn-surging-xenophobia-foreigners-take-blame-social
  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Security guard sacked for posting vulgar comment on Singapore PM's Facebook page

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:17am by Satish Cheney

    ... of another recent brazen act directed at Singapore’s leaders. Five teenagers were arrested last week after they allegedly spray-painted profane graffiti, directed at the ruling People’s Action Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1513330/man-sacked-posting-vulgar-comment-singapore-pms-facebook-page
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Xenophobe or brave patriot? Gilbert Goh polarises Singapore over immigration

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by Satish Cheney

    ... was tough, he says. His father was a taxi driver and his mother worked at a restaurant. Most people first noticed him in 2011 when he ran in the general election under the National Solidarity Party ... the government deserved credit for accommodating Singaporeans who felt overwhelmed by foreigners. The ruling People's Action Party has recently restricted the inflow of foreign talent. "I have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509268/xenophobe-or-brave-patriot-gilbert-goh-polarises-singapore-over
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore protesters hit out at immigration and labour policies

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:07am by AFP

    ... as they chanted slogans against the long-ruling People's Action Party. Protest leader Gilbert Goh, an employment counsellor, said the rally was intended to display Singaporeans' continued ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1502120/singapore-protesters-hit-out-immigration-and-labour-policies
  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to use 'sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... for the elderly is the right thing to do. But the older generation are also seen as an important vote bank for the People's Action Party," Tan said. "If the government does reap a political pay-off from the policy, no one is going to begrudge them for that." The ruling People's Action Party, which has been in power for more than half a century, has faced an increasingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1433481/singapore-use-sin-taxes-pay-health-care-elderly
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Shane Todd’s family seeks US Congress, Thai expert’s help

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... Follow @SCMP_News The parents of a US scientist found hanged in Singapore last year said on Thursday they will seek a US congressional inquiry and tap a celebrity Thai pathologist to prove their son was murdered. Mary Todd, mother of the late researcher S ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1244138/shane-todds-family-seeks-us-congress-thai-experts-help

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