Daily Archives: 2013-09-18

A 4-year campaign to save a life

By Andrew Loh – Before he passed the death sentence on Malaysian Yong Vui Kong in January 2009 for drug trafficking, trial judge Choo Han Teck reportedly summoned the prosecution and defence into his chambers and asked the prosecution if it would consider reducing the charge to a non-capital one, given that Yong was only 19-years old then. The prosecution …

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Will the S'pore Police snoop on Snoop?

By Andrew Loh Rapper Snoop Dogg, also known as Snoop Lion, is scheduled to perform for the first time here in Singapore as part of the Formula 1 race festivities in September. He will appear at the 1 World Music Festival which will be held at the Marina Barrage on Sept 20 and 21. There is only one small problem. …

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Yong Vui Kong receives Certificate of Cooperation

Press release from the desk of lawyer, M Ravi. Court to reconsider death penalty in Yong’s case Yong Vui Kong, a Malaysian man who has been living on Singapore’s death row since he was convicted of trafficking narcotics into Singapore in 2008, when he was 19 years old, will have another opportunity to make his case in Court as to …

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