Stories By Olivia Siong
119 Dec 2013 Thu
Some shopkeepers at Little India said they are considering scaling back on the sale of alcohol and looking to diversify their businesses in order to make up for losses -- as the police announced recalibrated measures for the sale and consumption of alcohol in the area on Wednesday.
218 Dec 2013 Wed
The ban on alcohol consumption in public areas of Little India will continue every weekend, public holiday and eve of public holiday within the proclaimed area for up to six months until the Committee of Inquiry makes its recommendations.
316 Dec 2013 Mon
The Migrant Workers Centre and Dormitory Association of Singapore are calling for more recreation centres to be built for foreign workers.This is especially if more dormitories are to be built.
413 Dec 2013 Fri
Several associations and a hotel Channel NewsAsia spoke to said that while it may be an inconvenience, they are taking the ban in their stride.
512 Dec 2013 Thu
Singapore’s Minister for Law and Foreign Affairs K Shanmugam on Thursday provided further views on the rationale behind the planned ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol this weekend.
612 Dec 2013 Thu
The Dormitory Association of Singapore has issued another advisory to its members with recommended actions for the next two weekends. This comes after a riot occurred at Little India on December 8.
711 Dec 2013 Wed
A few days after the riot at Little India took place, more people are giving Channel NewsAsia accounts of foreign workers who lent a helping hand amidst the chaos. But one man has stood out for a good reason.
809 Dec 2013 Mon
The Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC) said its first concern lies with the victim, who died when a private bus hit him at the junction of Race Course Road and Hampshire Road on Sunday night.
907 Nov 2013 Thu
Local low-wage workers now have a place to turn to for assistance, thanks to the labour movement's first service centre and toll-free hotline, which were set up on Thursday.
1003 Nov 2013 Sun
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong joined some 1,000 residents of Ang Mo Kio and Sengkang West on Sunday morning in their reforestation efforts at the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.