HK activists stage protest; call for release of SMRT bus drivers

HONG KONG - Labour activists from the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions are calling for the release of the former SMRT bus drivers detained for going on an illegal strike last week. They also called on the Singapore government to amend the law stipulating that workers providing essential services need to give an advance notice of 14 days before striking.

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SMRT CEO makes appearance at Serangoon dorm
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I didn't know it was illegal: Bus driver charged with instigating strike
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Chinese bus drivers refused to work
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