Monthly Archives: February 2014

Five-judge Court of Appeal grants stay of execution to drug trafficker
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Kirsten Han The Court of Appeal yesterday granted a stay of execution to a convicted drug trafficker after dismissing both his appeal and a criminal motion filed by his lawyers. The stay was granted Read More

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Rioters’ intent was not to “kill us”: police officer
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

By Andrew Loh When rescuers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) arrived at the scene in Little India, what they saw were an angry crowd and foreign nationals pelting the bus with whatever they could find. Still, the SCDF officers had a Read More

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The officer who wanted to instil law and order
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 5

By Terry Xu The Committee of Inquiry (COI) listened intently to Traffic Police Officer, Fadli Shaifuddin Mohamed Sani, on how he charged at the rioters, not once but three times during the riot in Little India last December. A police officer for three Read More

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ASP Yong: Priority was to enable rescue operation
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Terry Xu 9.40pm at Orchard NPC. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Edwin Yong Wen Wei heard police officers from Kampong Jaya NPC requesting back up for an incident along Racecourse Road. He then heard ASP Jonathan Tang making a request via the Read More

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CISCO officer: I could have made more arrests
By Tiffany Gwee Posted on by Tiffany Gwee 0

By Terry Xu Auxiliary police officer Srisivasangkar Subramaniam, who has been working in CISCO for two years, testified at the Committee of Inquiry (COI) that his colleague, Mr Raymond Murugiasu and he were at the scene at the very start of the Little Read More

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Visual Respiration’s Re:play Press Release
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amVisual Respiration Press Release International theatre group Visual Respiration, presents Re:play, a performance inspired by Traditional Indian Games in Singapore at Goodman Arts Centre. The performance was initially showcased in London, after which it was Read More

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New anti-harassment law to cover both physical and online activities
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:41 pmThe Ministry of Law announced yesterday that a new Protection from Harassment Bill will be read in Parliament on 3 March, next Monday, which aims to legislate harassment, be it in physical or online form, Read More

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Media reports on COI – which is the right thing?
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee If you have been reading media reports on the Committee of Inquiry on the riot in Little India, you might have been a little puzzled, especially if you have read reports across different channels. In particular, if you remember what Read More

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The Rise of Comparison Sites in Asia
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pmThe market for price comparison sites is just beginning to take shape in Asia, as compared to the UK and many parts of Europe, where such online portals have been prominent for a long time. Read More

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More HDB BTOs: Too Much Of A Good Thing?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pmThe decision to raise the release of new BTO units, at an average of more than 32,000 units per year until 2016, have some predicting a looming public housing oversupply. Should this be a cause Read More

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