Monthly Archives: November 2007

Month: November 2007 Summary of CPF changes announced in Parliament on 17 Sept 07

I have compiled a summary of all the CPF changes announced by the Minister of Manpower Dr Bargain Hen (Ng Eng Hen) tabled before Parliament on 17 Sept 2007. His Ministerial Statement was entitled: Ministerial Statement on CPF Reforms and Other Measures for a Secure Retirement The purpose of my compilation is for readers who want to attend the public

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Month: November 2007 Singapore police abducted Chee Siok Chin & John Tan on 20 Nov 07

Writeup done by Ng E-Jay On 20 Nov 07 Tuesday, SDP members Ms Chee Siok Chin and Mr John Tan were approached by the police while on their way to Shangrila Hotel and told to leave the area. The police were unable to provide any satisfactory reason why they were not allowed to approach Shangrila Hotel even though it was

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Month: November 2007 Burmese demonstration on 20 Nov evening at Orchard Road

Written by Ng E-Jay On 20 Nov Tuesday, rumours spread that there was supposed to be a group of Burmese carrying out a peaceful demonstration at Orchard Road, time starting 6pm. At that time I was unaware of further details. It was supposed to remain unknown to the community. However, this news was prematurely released by a blogger (identity I

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Month: November 2007 Transcript of Ng E-Jay’s speech at forum on ASEAN human rights, 18 Nov 2007

This is the transcript of Ng E-Jay’s speech at the forum on ASEAN human rights mechanism organized by the sghumanrights group on 18 Nov 2007, 2.30pm, at Quality Hotel. Good Afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the sghumanrights group, please allow to thank everyone once again for taking out precious time to attend our forum. I am greatly honoured

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Month: November 2007 Human Rights Now! (SDP’s report on Sghumanrights forum on 18 Nov)

http://www.singaporedemocrat.org/articleAseanHRForum5.html Human Rights Now! Singapore Democrats 18 Nov 07 As ASEAN opened its 13th Summit at the Shangri La, about 130 people attended a forum organized by Sg Human Rights held at a local hotel this afternoon. Most attendees wore red to demonstrate solidarity with the people of Burma. The organizers had anticipated a larger turnout, especially from the Burmese

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Month: November 2007 Sghumanrights organized a public forum on ASEAN human rights on 18 Nov

Sg Human Rights organized a public forum to urge ASEAN to take “concrete steps” to promote human rights in the region. Held on the eve of the 13th ASEAN Summit (18 Nov 07, Sun) at Quality Hotel, the forum took aim at the Burmese delegation and condemned their brutal crackdown on Burmese monks and peaceful protesters. Entitled “ASEAN People Want

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