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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Gays rally in Singapore despite opposition from religious conservatives

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 07:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Thousands rally for gay rights despite opposition One of the largest crowds ever recorded in Singapore for a civil society gathering turned out yesterday at a gay rights rally, against a backdrop of noisy opposition from religious groups in the run-up to the event. An estimated 26,000 people, a record, descended on Hong Lim Park for the "Pink ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - SINGAPORE

    Book review: The Leader, the Teacher and You, by Lim Siong Guan and Joanne Lim

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... illustrated how honesty and integrity can so easily be undermined when people fear to tell the truth," writes Lim Siong Guan, a civil servant in the defence ministry under Goh. The papaya ... The Leader, the Teacher & You relates Lim's 37 years as a civil servant in Singapore, the lessons apply universally to all sorts of readers. In the book, Goh, who also served as deputy prime ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Ex-Singapore official guilty in the case of non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... anti-corruption agency after an official was charged in July in a separate case of misappropriation and the former civil defence chief was jailed in a sex-for-contracts case. The country pledged ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Pussy Riot 'pays tribute' to Moscow for award nomination in Singapore

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:04pm by Reuters

    ... the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month, the Pussy Riot case plays prominently in criticism about civil liberties, human rights and the Putin administration's treatment of dissent. A third Pussy ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Lee Hsien Loong orders inquiry after Singapore's first riot in four decades

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Violence leaves 39 police and civil defence staff injured after city's first street violence since 1969 Probe ordered into causeof foreign workers' riot ... in the riot on Sunday, and that 27 South Asian workers had been arrested on charges punishable by up to seven years in prison as well as caning. Lee said the rampage left 39 police and civil defence ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:00pm by Satish Cheney

    ... 52 Indian nationals and one Bangladeshi- were given deportation orders this week for their role in the riots. Workfair Singapore, a civil society group, said it was dismayed that 53 workers ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore charges 24 Indian workers for rioting

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... as Little India. They were among an estimated 400 South Asian migrant workers involved in the rampage that left 39 police and civil defence staff injured and 25 vehicles – including 16 police cars ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bureaucrats must declare casino visits in bid to stop graft

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Tough rules on casino visits designed to curb graft Singapore civil servants must declare casino visits under new rules introduced yesterday, months after a senior anti-graft official was charged with embezzling state money to fund his gambling habit. Civil servants must declare within seven days if they have visited the city-state's two casinos more than ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore’s first gay politician quits to focus on rights

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... how I can be of service to the wider cause of our civil liberties, a project which I believe to be the dominant mission of this present period "I believe that, as a nation, we have a limited appreciation of civil liberties: they have not penetrated deeply into our civic discourse and public administration. "There is a great deal of work ahead if we are to achieve the full ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore anti-graft official charged with fraud

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... S$370,755. Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, who is also the minister in charge of the civil service, expressed concern that a senior anti-corruption officer was charged with fraud. He said the case, the latest involving a senior civil servant, had prompted a review of supervisory procedures in government agencies. “This case is particularly serious because it involved a senior officer ...




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