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Uniquely Singapore Phenomena

When come to eating at Foodcourt in Singapore during peak period like lunch, most Singaporeans have a way to secure a seat before going to order their meals. 100 more words

Social Issues

How Much..??

Merely existing
In today’s economy..
Near impossible..!!

© Rivera 2019

* I actually remember a cup of coffee costing $0.15
Geez… how times ($) have changed..!!

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Poetry

What are the laws on rape and sexual crimes?

After the rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad and the burning of a rape survivor in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, there has been an outcry for justice for the victims.

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India

Carbon monoxide from car in garage killed Côte-St-Luc couple: coroner

A Côte-St-Luc couple died of carbon monoxide poisoning last winter when the wife probably forgot to turn her car’s ignition off after parking it in the garage, a coroner has concluded. 524 more words

Local News

Publisac advocates say press freedom at stake with proposed bylaw

Restricting the Publisac and the newspapers that come with it represents an attack on the freedom of the press, local publishers said Monday.

The publishers joined Publisac publisher TC Transcontinental in a news conference to urge the city to reject recommendations that its committee on the environment and sustainable development made last week. 398 more words

Local News

Quebec earmarks $2.6 million for legal counselling for sex-assault victims

Sexual-assault victims in Quebec will be able to receive free legal counselling from the Juripop legal aide clinic next spring thanks to $2.6 million in funding from the provincial government. 99 more words

Quebec

GBV: The need for more emergency safe houses

In times of crisis, setting up safe and confidential systems so that survivors of GBV can stay, be it with family or in other undisclosed locations is an emergency service far-fetched in the two English speaking regions of Cameroon despite the increase in GBV cases due to the Anglophone crisis.  422 more words

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