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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Activists in Singapore and Hong Kong back workers' right to strike in Lion City

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse and Staff Reporter HK activists back strikers in Lion City crackdown Activists in Hong Kong and Singapore have expressed outrage over a crackdown on Chinese bus drivers who staged the city-state's first industrial strike in 26 years to demand better pay and conditions. The two-day work stoppage last week at state-linked transport firm SMRT, declared ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... Satish Cheney in Singapore Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power at a time when Singaporeans are becoming more demanding, and less tolerant of authoritarian rule Crown rests heavy on king of Lion City At Singapore's 49th National Day parade last week, the loudest cheers weren't for the dazzling fireworks or for the fine military displays. They were reserved ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Celebration by Filipinos sparks wave of anti-immigrant abuse in Singapore

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Planned celebration by Filipinos sparks outpouring of nationalistic abuse, a sign of rising tensions over city state's pro-immigration policies Outsiders see ugly face of Lion City An abusive campaign by Singaporeans opposing a planned Philippine independence celebration has shone a light on anti-foreigner sentiment in the citystate, home to large ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore PM defends growth plan that includes building on golf courses

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Singapore’s PM goes on Facebook to defend proposal against growing criticism Plan to build on golf courses hits rough The Singapore government's plan to drastically increase land supply- including building on some of the country's 18 golf courses- failed to stop rising criticism against its radical population blueprint yesterday. The Lion City ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's old order ready for fall, says candidate Tan Jee Say

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Opposition candidate says ruling People's Action Party may lose the 2016 elections in a backlash against influx of foreign workers Opposition 'ready to take over' in Lion City Encouraged by recent electoral gains, opposition candidate Tan Jee Say believes the ruling party's long-held grip on government could come to an end ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SINGAPORE

    Singapore, Hong Kong face happiness deficit

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, JOANNA CHIU

    ... Nicknames: The Lion City, Disneyland with the Death Penalty Reasons to be cheerful: Obsessive cleanliness, year-round warm weather, mix of cultures and cuisines Reasons to be gloomy: Limited ...



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