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Think Centre's Concerns On Distressed Migrant Workers During The Pandemic

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 4:57 am | Think Centre

Migrant workers are undeniably one of the biggest groups affected by the COVID-19 since it broke out among the dormitories in early April. Early control measures involved the massive shifting of many workers out of their dormitories to other government-designated ... More >>

Statement on Singapore’s first Prime Minister’s passing

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 9:19 pm | Think Centre

Mr. Lee Kuan Yew was a visionary who inspired a team of exceptional men and a whole generation of Singaporeans to modernize and develop the country. They made Singapore relevant to the rest of the world by plugging the country into the global economy ... More >>

Singapore: Many unhappy with work and social realities

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:55 pm | Think Centre

Singapore: A lot of media attention has been focused on the low wages of Singaporeans recently and how many are finding it hard to keep up with the cost of living. More >>

EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

Tuesday, 14 January 2014, 12:01 pm | Think Centre

(Singapore) - The EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUS-FTA) that will be considered by the European Parliament must not be promoted at the expense of human, labour, or environmental rights. The forthcoming EUS-FTA is most likely to include a comprehensive ... More >>

Singapore: Violations of international law in riot aftermath

Tuesday, 24 December 2013, 10:44 am | Think Centre

On the night of 8 December 2013, an unfortunate fatal accident sparked off a spontaneous outbreak of rioting by migrant workers in Singapore. At least 28 persons involved in the act had been incriminated and are currently facing trial in the local courts ... More >>

Think Centre International Human Rights Day 2013

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 1:07 pm | Think Centre

Think Centre calls for the protection and promotion of human rights for every individual in Singapore as we commemorate International Human Rights Day 2013. More >>

TC 2013 Labour Day Message: A Fair Deal for All Workers

Friday, 3 May 2013, 9:25 am | Think Centre

Think Centre continues to highlight discrimination,  rising inequality, and failure of the government to provide better protection and improve the lives of workers. Think Centre calls for the legislation of anti-discrimination laws to better protect ... More >>

Think Centre's 2013 New Year Message

Wednesday, 2 January 2013, 12:40 pm | Think Centre

The Singapore economy is forecast to face weakened prospects in 2013. Coming from the back of the recent bus drivers strike which exposed the flawed foundations of labour relations and management of Singapore. Without addressing the flawed fundamentals ... More >>

Singapore Must Respect Fundamental Human Rights of Workers

Monday, 3 December 2012, 10:48 am | Think Centre

Singapore must respect fundamental human rights of all workers http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.cfm?ArticleID=3134 More >>

Time for Singapore to move away from Death Penalty

Saturday, 10 November 2012, 10:40 am | Think Centre

“The taking of life is too absolute, too irreversible, for one human being to inflict it on another, even when backed by legal process.” says the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon - Report of the Secretary-General on Moratorium on ... More >>

Loss Of A Patriot, Comrade, Activist, Friend

Thursday, 16 August 2012, 2:24 pm | Think Centre

Think Centre Media Release 14 August 2012 Think Centre mourns the demise of one of its founders, Christopher Neo Ting Wei. More >>

Think Centre - 2012 National Day Message

Saturday, 11 August 2012, 3:23 pm | Think Centre

10 Aug, Singapore - Think Centre (TC), Singapore's oldest political association, calls on all to work together to strengthen our collective spirit to sustain our home, as the nation celebrates its 47th year of independence. This is especially ... More >>

Death penalty undermines human dignity and right to life

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 2:07 pm | Think Centre

Death penalty undermines human dignity and right to life http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.cfm?ArticleID=3125 More >>

Think Centre's Labour Day Message

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 9:21 am | Think Centre

This Labour Day, Think Centre salutes all workers and asks the tripartite movement for Fairer opportunities, Safer work and Minimum wage. More >>

Singapore: Recognises Basic Right To A Weekly Rest Day

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 2:43 pm | Think Centre

Think Centre (TC) welcomes the latest announcement by the Ministry of Manpower to legislate a weekly rest day for migrant domestic workers. TC further welcomes the recognition that a rest day is essential to the psycho-social well-being for domestic ... More >>

Singapore: Let Political Maturity Prevail

Monday, 20 February 2012, 2:38 pm | Think Centre

16 Feb 2012, Singapore - Think Centre (TC), Singapore's oldest political association, expresses its regret over the expulsion of Workers' Party (WP) MP Yaw Shin Leong and stands in solidarity with the people of Hougang SMC. More >>

Singapore: Time to Move On and Focus on National Issues

Friday, 10 February 2012, 5:06 pm | Think Centre

10 February 2012, Singapore - Think Centre (TC), Singapore's oldest political association, calls on fellow Singaporeans to re-focus on national issues in the face of recent exposes of alleged misdemeanours by public figures. Over the last three weeks, Singaporeans ... More >>

Activists commemorate 9th World Day Against the DeathPenalty

Monday, 10 October 2011, 11:57 am | Think Centre

On Sunday, 9 October 2011, nearly 20 local activists and supporters gathered together at the Speakers' Corner to commemorate the 9th World Day Against the Death Penalty. More >>

Call for Singapore to abolish Internal Security Act

Saturday, 17 September 2011, 4:35 pm | Think Centre

Singapore (16 Sept) - Think Centre renews call for Singapore to abolish Internal Security Act (ISA) http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.cfm?ArticleID=3099 More >>

Alan Shadrake's 6 weeks jail term

Saturday, 28 May 2011, 2:57 pm | Think Centre

Joint statement by Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign (SADPC) and Think Centre on Alan Shadrake's 6 weeks jail term http://www.thinkcentre.org/article.cfm?ArticleID=3090 More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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