Daily Archives: 2013-07-09

    Yaacob Ibrahim’s opportunism and cheap shots
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Andrew Loh In Parliament on Monday, the Minister for Communications and Information (MCI), Yaacob Ibrahim, lambasted “prominent members of the online community” for not speaking up against what he said were misleading online postings. Read More

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    Parliamentary reply on incomes: No “all workers”, “excluding employer CPF” data?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the following written Parliamentary reply on 8 July: “GROSS MONTHLY WAGE OF THE TOTAL WORKING POPULATION IN SINGAPORE FROM 1980 TO 2011″ 36. Mrs Lina Chiam: To ask the Acting Minister for Manpower for each year from 1980 to 2011 (a) what is the gross monthly wage of the total working population  in Singapore consisting Read More

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    MDA regulation of websites – Parliament sits on lack of assurance
    By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Howard Lee If Minister for Communication and Information Yaccob Ibrahim has hoped to assure the public and Parliamentarians yesterday that the revised licensing Broadcasting Act was justified and equitable, he did a mighty dismal Read More

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    Parliamentary debate summary: Dr Yaacob’s embarrassing muddle
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:42 amChoo Zheng Xi / TOC Co-Founder The most charitable spin one could put on Dr Yaacob Ibrahim’s performance in Parliament on Monday was that he did not come to Parliament expecting a full debate on Read More

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    Motion speech in Parliament on MDA internet regulations: Mrs Lina Chiam, NCMP
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Today on 8 July 2013 in Parliament, Mrs Lina Chiam, NCMP and Chairman of the opposition Singapore People’s Party (SPP), raised an adjournment motion to speak on the new Media Development Authority’s (MDA) regulations of 28 May for licensing what they define as “news Read More

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