A Global Witness documentary has exposed behind-the-scenes corrupt deal-making in Sarawak in a video featuring an investigator posing as a ‘potential investor’ meeting Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud’s relatives and well-connected lawyers.
Building a better Singapore based on social justice and equality – to achieve a fair and equitable share of prosperity – should be a priority, says Think Centre in a New Year message.
Hundreds of Singaporeans have marked the 25th anniversary of an ISA crackdown in the island republic, notes Anil Netto.
The decision by Singapore’s Manpower Ministry to grant foreign domestic workers a weekly rest day is an important reform but falls short of international standards, Human Rights Watch has said.
The Singapore Unity Project (SUP), comprising active civil society organisations and individuals, commemorated International Human Rights Day at Speakers’ Corner on 10 December 2011.
S Arutchelvan pays tribute to a man who stood as a bridge linking the struggles of the independence era generation with those of the present.
Think Centre (TC), one of Singapore’s oldest political NGOs, welcomes and applauds the announcement by the Malaysian government to repeal the controversial 51-year-old law allowing for detention without trial and to ease other legislation curbing civil liberties.
The Singapore general election was a watershed poll in many ways. Dr Terence Chong provides a snapshot view of some of the highlights of the campaign and notable results.
The outcome of the Singapore General Election suggests that many Singaporeans want a more inclusive set of indices to monitor distribution of wealth, observes K Kesavapany.
In Singapore, a newly energised opposition and a newly empowered electorate, two little Davids, have brought Goliath to his knees, writes Catherine Lim.