Daily Archives: 2007-10-08

TOC Breaking News: 4 SDP members arrested outside Istana

LATEST: The 5 SDP members (including Jeffrey George who was taping the whole event on his video camera) were released at 9.28pm on $1,000 bail each. TOC understands that they have been charged under the Prohibition of assemblies and procession – Istana – Section 5 (2) Cap 184. At about 1.30pm today (Oct 8), police arrested 4 members of the …

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President Star Charity – where’s the missing $840,000?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to media reports that the President’s Star charity show raised a record $5.4 million. According to the Straits Times’ report on Oct 1, 2007: “This year’s musical extravaganza raised a record $5.46 million for 32 charities, out of which viewers donated $567,700 by calling hotlines. The rest of the money came from corporate donors.” …

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