Singapore today spelt out a two-pronged approach to manage foreign workers that included reducing the reliance on low-cost labour to avoid a situation like the December 8 riot involving migrant workers from South Asia.
Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin gave the governments response in Parliament today to the state-appointed Committee of Inquiry`s (COI) recently-released report on the Little India riot, Singapore`s worst street violence in 40 years.
The Army has ordered a court
of inquiry against a Major posted in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for allegedly possessing 2,000 sensitive military
documents on his personal computer from where it was passed on
Indicted by an Army probe in the
Sukna land scam, former Military Secretary Lt Gen Avadesh
Prakash on Friday voiced his dissatisfaction at the Court of
Inquiry for not being given enough opportunity to defend
Observing that many skeletons can
tumble out if it starts digging into the matter, the Supreme
Court today dismissed Lt Gen (retd) Avadesh Prakash`s petition
challenging the Court of Inquiry (COI) ordered against him in
a land scam case.
Lt General Avadhesh Prakash today
got interim relief from the Supreme Court which directed the
Army not to go ahead with the Court of Inquiry (COI) against
him in the Sukna land scam case till March 29.