Daily Archives: 2013-06-11

The public reacts to the new licensing scheme

By Melissa Tsang Not long after the first lilies were laid before the tombstone of Free Speech, an eager crowd had arrived at Hong Lim Park in solidarity with the #FreeMyInternet movement. The movement calls for the retraction of the Media Development Authority’s (MDA) new licensing scheme for news sites. Protesters’ concerns were centred on the “restrictive” nature of the …

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HDB BTO 2-room: Nobody wants?

  By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Low subscription rate for two-room units in BTO projects” (Channel NewsAsia, Jun 5). Low subscription for 2-room flats? It states that “As of 5pm Tuesday, the Housing and Development Board has received only 82 applications for the 230 two-room flat units from the Build-To-Order (BTO) projects announced in May.” I understand …

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