Daily Archives: 2013-11-09

PERGAS’s reponse to the tudung issue for female muslims at the workplace

Media Statement by Singapore Islamic Scholars & Religious Teachers Association (PERGAS) 8 November 2013 PERGAS’ REPONSE TO THE TUDUNG ISSUE FOR FEMALE MUSLIMS AT THE WORKPLACE 1) Referring to Pergas’ initial response that was published in Berita Harian on 31 October 2013, Pergas stated its deep concern on the issue surrounding the tudung or hijab among Muslim women at the workplace. 2) …

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The Troll from Phnom Pehn: TOC Interview with Joshua Chiang

We sat down with our TOC’s ex-Editor Joshua Chiang to talk to him about the causes he cares about, his new life in Phnom Phen, and why he’s chosen to remain an asshole. We also get Joshua to confess that he likes Vivian Balakrishnan and Tan Chuan Jin and to tell us why… (Images by Lawrence Chong) CZX: Why did …

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NCMP’s Parliamentary question on “hacking” not in Nov 11 Order Paper?

By Leong Sze Hian PMO web site compromised? I refer to the articles “CPF website and e-services down for maintenance until Monday” and ”Subpages on PMO and Istana websites compromised” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 8). CPF web site on preventive maintenance? The former states that “The CPF Board will be carrying out preventive maintenance on its website and e-services as part of its …

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Misleading to say websites have been defaced.

By Chong Kai Xiong Reports so far give the impression that the websites of PMO and Istana had been defaced, but this is wrong and misleading. The websites themselves had not been breached or modified in any way. The hack merely consisted of a specially crafted URL, which when viewed, displays a search results page with the Anon marquee and …

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Court of Appeal gives green light to unlawful governance.

By Andy Wong The Court of Appeal has just handed down judgement in Kenneth Jeyaretnam’s IMF loan case. The case is crucially important and it raises two key points. Can the government lend away the wealth of the nation without Presidential approval? And can an individual citizen challenge the behaviour of the government in court, if it is alleged that …

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