Tuesday, 25 February 2020
The New York Times reports: While earlier generations learned a narrative that essentially started in 1819 with the British colonial administrator, Sir Stamford Raffles, stumbling upon a sleepy Malay fishing village, 13-year-olds now learn of a golden age that started...
Contrary to what some rights activists might think, US officials thought the use of the ISA on suspected terrorists is counterproductive in the long-run. This cable also reveals what the officials think of local police. Cable here. But I...
Singapore holds a much-watched by-election tomorrow for the Hougang seat, a Workers Party stronghold. In the 2011 general election, the Workers' Party polled 64.8 per cent of the votes to win by a 6787-vote majority. And the contrasting turnouts...
A judge in France investigating a 2002 bombing in Karachi that killed 11 DCN employees has confirmed the existence of "illegal rétrocommissions" linked to the sale of submarines to Pakistan. This was revealed by a lawyer for the victims' families,...
French lawyer William Bourdon will be deported at 11.30pm. Bourdon's statement to the authorities at KLIA: At KLIA, flying into KL from Penang, Bourdon was asked to sign deportation papers in Malay. He flatly refused. Instead, he wrote a statement,...