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AGC clarifies claim by Lee Kuan Yew's estate on High Court ruling

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has clarified an assertion in a statement by Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s estate that was issued following a High Court ruling on interviews Mr Lee had given in the early 1980s. 503 more words

Current Affairs

SEIU disappointed as Mayo prepares to sign outsourcing agreement

ROCHESTER, Minn. – While expressing disappointment over Mayo Clinic’s plan to outsource 700 food service jobs, SEIU Healthcare Minnesota has outlined a proposal meant to ensure worker protection. 774 more words

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Court dismisses lawsuit to grant Lee Kuan Yew estate rights to interview transcripts

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: The High Court on Wednesday (Sep 28) dismissed the application by founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew’s children, Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang, for rights and access to transcripts relating to a series of interviews given by the late Mr Lee to the Government’s Oral History Department between July 1981 and July 1982. 841 more words

Current Affairs

Moscow Makes Public Full Text of Russia-US Deal on Syria

The US should be liable for direct compensation for the dead or wounded Syrian soldiers, due to either its incompetence or breach of trust. Instead, we saw the US “double down” on the aid convoy attack that was blamed on the Russians a bit too instantly, when the only initial source was an opposition group. 4,365 more words

World At War

define fact

One definition of a fact is “the dope.” Which is what anyone is who thinks everyone agrees on the same fact.

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“Whenever we are asked to agree to a certain statement because we already agree to another statement — when, in short, someone is trying to convince us of something — we must always raise the question whether the reason is such that we ought to be convinced”

~Philosopher Monroe Beardsley

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