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Robert Mugabe

Post by Travailes » Tue, 21 Feb 2012 9:42 pm

Did anyone else know that he came to Singapore last year on 10 separate occasions for alleged medical treatment as reported in The Times ? If true, what does everyone think about this. Would the Government have needed to sanction this ?

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Post by ecureilx » Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:00 pm

Travailes wrote:Did anyone else know that he came to Singapore last year on 10 separate occasions for alleged medical treatment as reported in The Times ? If true, what does everyone think about this. Would the Government have needed to sanction this ?
I don't remember the Singapore Govt having any quarrel with Zimbabwe .. and Air Zimbabwe used to have scheduled flights to Singapore as well .. until they ran out of 'equipment' and switched to KL

What gives ?

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Post by nutnut » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 8:50 am

I imagine he'd have diplomatic immunity right?

He's a scumbag, that's for sure, of the highest order, but I am not sure if sanctioning needs to be done for him entering for medical treatment.
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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 8:55 am

nutnut wrote:I imagine he'd have diplomatic immunity right?

He's a scumbag, that's for sure, of the highest order, but I am not sure if sanctioning needs to be done for him entering for medical treatment.
And if you ever had the chance to see who else is 'parked' in Mount E, you will be amazed .. many of Uncle Robby's 'types' .. I can easily count half a dozen ...

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Post by nakatago » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 9:25 am

...I remember a House MD episode where Dr. Chase let an African dictator die and Dr. Foreman covered up for him during the investigation how and why the dictator died...

They got away with it.
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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 9:26 am

nakatago wrote:...I remember a House MD episode where Dr. Chase let an African dictator die and Dr. Foreman covered up for him during the investigation how and why the dictator died...

They got away with it.
Yah, I remember that episode .... Unfortunately, no such luck for some scumbags parked here, i.e. from my own country .... !!!!!!

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Post by zzm9980 » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 10:18 am

Travailes wrote:Would the Government have needed to sanction this ?
The government needs to sanction everyone who enters the country. He has a lot of money, and I'm sure his care isn't cheap, so sure, why should they care?

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Post by nutnut » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:20 am

ecureilx wrote:
nutnut wrote:I imagine he'd have diplomatic immunity right?

He's a scumbag, that's for sure, of the highest order, but I am not sure if sanctioning needs to be done for him entering for medical treatment.
And if you ever had the chance to see who else is 'parked' in Mount E, you will be amazed .. many of Uncle Robby's 'types' .. I can easily count half a dozen ...
elaborate?
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Post by Travailes » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 2:30 pm

I'm just surprised this country's Government is happy to allow him free access considering how he is barred from travelling to the EU and US, there are a host of UN sanctions against his government and many of his assets are frozen overseas.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 22 Feb 2012 2:43 pm

Why should it surprise you. All the sanctions on Myanmar all these years, so I've been told, Singapore has been making a mint supplying military arms & computer technology to them. Politico-doublespeak.......
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Post by carteki » Tue, 10 Apr 2012 3:17 pm

No sure what the issue is - Mugabe also travels a lot to HK and owns some pretty pricey property there. His daughter also attends school there. I don't think east asian governments are really bothered by what the west thinks (unless there is a benefit for them). On the other hand it means that they can do the business they want without the nosy inteference of the west and also on the qt so as to avoid the bunny-huggers and other people who'd hold them up from their goals.

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Post by ecureilx » Tue, 10 Apr 2012 3:47 pm

[quote="carteki"]... /quote]

and since you revived this thread ..

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... lness.html

:) Says Dailymail UK :)

Cancer-stricken Robert Mugabe is 'fighting for his life' in Singapore hospital

Zimbabwean tyrant 'close to death'
He is believed to be suffering from prostate cancer
Close family members are at his bedside
Mugabe has already greed to hand over power to Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 10:14 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Why should it surprise you. All the sanctions on Myanmar all these years, so I've been told, Singapore has been making a mint supplying military arms & computer technology to them. Politico-doublespeak.......
As well as providing them safe haven banks for all the corrupt money they make.

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Post by carteki » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 2:57 pm

ecureilx wrote: Mugabe has already greed to hand over power to Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa
Intentional?

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Post by movingtospore » Wed, 11 Apr 2012 3:00 pm

I've heard that there is a ton of a dirty Burmese money here.

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