Daily Archives: 2013-11-29

Man charged in court for unauthorised modification of website

By Chong Kai Xiong , Image from Channel News Asia Entrepreneur and IT consultant Delson Moo, 42, was charged in court today (29 Nov) for unauthorised modification of the Istana website under Section 5(1) of the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act, Chapter 50A. The act carries a maximum fine of $10,000 or imprisonment of up to 3 years. Moo is …

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Mainstream media apologize to Nicole Seah over misleading headlines

Local mainstream media, Asiaone and Lianhe Wanbao apologize for the misleading headlines on the reports of National Solidarity Party’s 2nd Assistant Secretary General, Nicole Seah. Earlier on 27th November, the Chinese newspaper published a report of Nicole Seah with the headline, “佘雪玲有已婚男面簿上载亲密照” – (Translation – Nicole seah uploads photo with married man on facebook.) and Asiaone followed with another report with …

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Acting Minister Tan Chuan Jin warns of fake MOM website.

By Terry Xu Acting Minister for Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Tan Chuan Jin alerted members of the public via his facebook page that there is a fake MOM website created. The facebook status update was later shared by the official fanpage of the MOM. He wrote, Dear all, it has come to our attention that there is a duplicate of …

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Statement on AGC Action Against Alex Au

Statement by members of the general public on the Attorney General’s Chambers’ action against Mr Au for his blog posts. Singapore, 29 November 2013 We are deeply concerned that the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has been granted leave to take action against Singaporean blogger, Mr Alex Au, for “scandalising the judiciary” in his blog post, “377 Wheels Come Off Supreme Court’s Best …

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MARUAH – Actions by government might shrink public discourse

  We write to express our dismay at the attempt to prosecute Mr Alex Au for contempt of court and the reports about the Media Development Authority (MDA) seeking to regulate online media platforms the Breakfast Network and The Independent Singapore. The members of MARUAH, as Singapore citizens and human rights activists, are concerned that these actions will further shrink …

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Borrowers might have no choice when hit with higher interest rates

By Leong Sze Hian What is it about the Total Debt Servicing Ratio that most people don’t know and that you really need to know?   The new Total Debt Servicing Ratio (TDSR) guidelines may appear to penalise existing property owners and arguably (at least from the perspective of the borrower), for no apparent good reason or justification. Cannot refinance? …

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Viddsee launches all-new Channels and short films for first time online

Viddsee launches all-new Channels and premieres regional short films for first time online, expands its network for curated micro-cinema content Singapore/Asia, Nov 2013 — Expanding its regional network for curated, quality micro-cinema content around Asia, Viddsee launches its all-new Channels to partner with content partners to showcase more short films online. The online video platform is also set to premiere …

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