12 Aug 2005

Demonstration in Singapore Makes Headlines

Riot police have broken up a rare demonstration in Singapore of four people demanding greater transparency and accountability in the state-managed pension fund and other government-linked agencies.

A dozen anti-riot police wearing helmets and knee-high protective gear and carrying shields and batons formed a phalanx outside the offices of the Central Provident Fund (CPF) as a commanding officer approached the demonstrators.

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