Daily Archives: 2008-04-21

DPM Wong Kan Seng explains JI escape

Video of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Wong Kan Seng giving an account in Parliament of the events leading up to Mas Selamat Kastari’s escape. For more videos of today’s Parliamentary proceedings, visit Channel NewsAsia. International news reports Reuters: Militant escaped without trousers, remains in Singapore Associated Press: Singapore details terror suspect escape Forbes: Investor confidence in Singapore …

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JI escape: COI’s report and ministerial statement

Excerpts from the Committee of Inquiry report on alleged JI leader Mas Selamat Kastari’s escape: The COI believes that while inside the urinal cubicle, Mas Selamat climbed onto the ledge located just below the ventilation window, pushed open the ventilation window and squeezed himself through it. To help his descent, he probably held on to a water pipe running vertically …

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Bloggers send 20-page proposal to minister

A group of bloggers, led by Choo Zheng Xi and Alex Au, sent a 20-page proposal to the Minister for Information, Communication and the Arts, Dr Lee Boon Yang, today (April 21, 2008). The paper , titled “Proposals for Internet freedom in Singapore”, expresses the bloggers’ concerns about Internet regulation in Singapore and offers proposals for the government to consider …

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