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How Singapore has taken control of the virus and avoided panic (tags)
The city-state has learned a lot from the sars crisis and is not letting the coronavirus get it down. Not all recipes are transferable to other countries, but some are. And unusual measures are taken to ensure the cohesion of society.
Sea Pirates Near malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Somalia Illegally Board Vessels (tags)
national Geographic several years ago published an article with a map of the straits between Indonesia and Malaysia. A large number of commercial vessels travel through here to Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Pusan South Korea and Chinese and japanese home
Marcos would have turned Philippines into ‘another Singapore’ - Marcos Jr. (tags)
Just before the 24th anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power uprising, the son and namesake of the late strongman ousted by that revolt on Tuesday said that the country would now be as successful as Singapore had former President Ferdinand Marcos not been removed from power.
Govt battles martial law victims for Marcos funds (tags)
Victims of abuse under Ferdinand Marcos are battling the Philippines government in a Singapore court for $25 million plundered by the former dictator, lawyers said Thursday. About 10,000 victims of human rights abuses under Marcos, who died in 1989, are competing with claims from five foundations linked to the former dictator and the Philippine National Bank (PNB) as well as the government. The $25 million is all that remains in dispute after hundreds of millions of dollars in funds held in escrow overseas were earlier returned to the Philippines government after a 2003 court ruling.
Migrant workers spark debate in Asean meet (tags)
The rights of Southeast Asia’s vast army of migrant workers are proving to be a source of dispute for regional nations looking to agree a labor deal this week, an official said Wednesday. The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) plans to issue a declaration at its annual summit aimed at shoring up the rights and working conditions of the bloc’s migrant labor force.
Civil society groups denounce Singapore government, IMF-WB for barring activists (tags)
Jubilee South and the Freedom from Debt Coalition of the Philippines, two of the proponents and lead organizers of the International Peoples Forum vs the IMF and World Bank, denounce the latest move of the Singapore government to prevent the exercise of freedom of speech and peaceful assembly.
SOROS AND ME! PART IV - THE PLOT TO OPEN CHINA (tags)
Alex S. Gabor publishes his fourth installment in his internationally syndicated column, Soros and Me!
Hangman has the final say (tags)
Australian Nguyen Tuong Van lost his fight for survival, dying on the gallows at the new Changi Prison almost three years to the day after he was arrested with 396g of heroin in transit at Singapore's international airport.
U.S. is 3rd on World's "Economic Freedom" Index (tags)
Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United States rank first, second and third, respectively, in the latest edition of the 'Economic Freedom of the World' annual report by the Cato Institute and more than 50 other libertarian think tanks around the world.