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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's first strike in 26 years peters out

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 05:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore’s first strike in 26 years petered out on Wednesday with most of the Chinese bus drivers who had stopped working to demand higher pay reporting ... absent. The Chinese drivers, who are not unionised and issued no strike declaration, told reporters on Monday they were protesting discrimination in pay because their Malaysian counterparts were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1093094/singapores-first-strike-26-years-peters-out
  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore jails four Chinese bus drivers for going on strike

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Singapore court has sentences four Chinese bus drivers to jail terms of up to seven weeks after for instigating the city-state's first strike in nearly three decades 4 Chinese bus drivers jailed for starting strike A Singapore court has sentenced four Chinese bus drivers to jail terms of up to seven weeks after they pleaded guilty to instigating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1158581/singapore-jails-four-chinese-bus-drivers-going-strike
  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Toll protest causes long traffic jam at Singapore-Malaysia border

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Bus drivers angry at steep rises in tolls charged to cross the Malaysia-Singapore border stage strike during Friday rush hour causing long queues Massive traffic jams disrupted the morning rush-hour at the Malaysia-Singapore border on Friday as Malaysian bus drivers staged a wildcat strike to protest against a sharp increase in toll charges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564149/toll-protest-causes-long-traffic-jam-singapore-malaysia-border
  4. 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

    ... of the popular vote but 91 per cent of the elected seats, the electoral system strikes many as being unfair," Tan said, referring to the PAP's scorecard in the 2011 general election. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575046/singapore-mid-life-crisis-lee-hsien-loong-marks-10-years-power
  5. 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

    ... 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 ... to be in court today, with each facing a maximum one-year jail term and a possible S$2,000 (HK$12,786) penalty if found guilty of involvement in the strike. The crackdown was also denounced by dozens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1098399/activists-singapore-and-hong-kong-back-workers-right-strike-lion-city
  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to deport Chinese bus drivers in strike

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 05:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore will deport 29 mainland Chinese bus drivers and prosecute five others for taking part in the city-state’s first strike since the 1980s, ... in a two-day stoppage to demand better pay and working conditions. “The strike was planned and premeditated. It disrupted our public transport which is an essential service, and posed a threat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1095015/singapore-deport-chinese-bus-drivers-strike
  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Chinese strikers weighing legal steps in Singapore

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 02:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Four Chinese bus drivers facing possible jail for instigating Singapore’s first industrial strike in 26 years were given more time on Wednesday to explore ... SMRT, which was swiftly declared an illegal strike by the Singapore government. He Jun Ling faces an additional charge of inciting his colleagues to go on strike through an online posting. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1103670/chinese-strikers-weighing-legal-steps-singapore
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Chinese workers in Singapore crane protest

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Protest is second in fortnight by mainlanders as four bus drivers go to court over two-day strike Chinese workers in crane stand-off over back pay Two ... The crane protest came 10 days after a work stoppage by Chinese bus drivers erupted at a transport firm- Singapore's first industrial strike since 1986. Four drivers accused of instigating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1099372/chinese-workers-singapore-crane-protest
  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to deport 29 striking Chinese-national bus drivers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Striking bus drivers to be deported Singapore will deport 29 bus drivers to China and prosecute five others for taking part in the city state's first strike since the 1980s. The order from the Ministry of Manpower came a day after Beijing urged Singapore to respect the workers' legal rights while also cautioning its citizens to obey local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1095265/singapore-deport-29-striking-chinese-national-bus-drivers
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Chinese drivers charged over Singapore strike

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 09:14pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Four mainland Chinese bus drivers accused of instigating Singapore’s first strike since the 1980s were charged on Thursday with criminal offences ... at securing better pay. If found guilty of involvement in an illegal strike, they could be jailed for up to a year or fined a maximum of Sg$2,000 ($1,640)-- the equivalent of two months’ wages ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1094054/chinese-drivers-charged-over-singapore-strike

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