Daily Archives: 2014-01-17

Death row inmate files judicial review over denial of COC

Mr Cheong Chun Yin, a Malaysian citizen who was sentenced to death for drug trafficking, has filed for Judicial Review in the High Court on 9 January 2014 the Public Prosecutor’s decision not to grant him a Certificate of Co-operation (CoC) under the new drug sentencing regime of the Misuse of Drugs Act (MDA). Amendments to the Misuse of Drugs …

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Youth angst, or time for change?

By Howard Lee She could have made you angry, or made you laugh. But what I do hope is that Stephanie Koh, Singaporean and K-Pop Star Hunt competition finalist, made you think a bit more about what patriotism and national identity means. Better known as Steph Micayle on YouTube, Koh was reported by local media as having voiced her disdain …

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