Monthly Archives: December 2012

Launch of Escape from the Lion’s Paw and Smokescreens & Mirrors at Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, Kuala Lumpur on 24 November 2012 by Patrick Low

The launch of these two books at the Kuala Lumpur  Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall on November 24, 2012 was a seminal event against the backdrop of significant political changes in both Singapore and Malaysia. Well attended by social and political activists from both … Continue reading

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Press Release on the SMRT incident

On 26 Nov 2012, 171 SMRT bus drivers from the People’s Republic of China decided not to report for work. They alleged that their terms of employment are less favourable than their Malaysian counterpart and complained of poor living conditions. … Continue reading

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Appeal for blood donation

One of Singapore’s Navy Servicemen, Mr Jason Chee who lost both legs and a hand in an accident aboard a Navy ship, is in need of O+ blood. The Blood Bank is running low on supplies. We appeal to readers … Continue reading

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Review of Freedom Film Fest 2012 on Sunday, 28 Oct at The Substation by Jen Shek Voon

Part 3 (Final) Film #4:Cry Freedom -Into The Current (5pm to 7pm) By Jeanne Marie Hallacy and The Democratic Voice of Burma | 75 mins | English with 30 mins discussion: moderator: Lynn Lee Film & Director’s Profiles  Jeanne Marie … Continue reading

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Freedom Film Fest 2012 (Part 2) held at The Substation on 28 Oct 2012

Film #2: Minority Rights: “Call Me Kuchu” An American documentary film (90 minute), released in 2012. Directed by Malika Zouhall-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright. (R21) The film premiered at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival, and won the Teddy Award … Continue reading

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