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Daily Archives: 2014-05-21

Lee Hsien Loong grants deadline extension request from Ngerng

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has granted an extension of deadline to blogger Roy Ngerng to comply with his demands regarding a blog post which Mr Ngerng had published. The request for an extension was made by Mr Ngerng and Mr Lee’s press secretary has confirmed that Mr Lee has given Mr Ngerng till 5pm on Friday to decide if …

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Not forgetting 21 May 1987 and its relevance today

By Teo Soh Lung Today at dawn, 27 years ago, plain clothes policemen climbed over my garden gate and started banging on the glass door. Rudely awakened by the loud noise of glass being hit, I looked out of the window and saw the garden filled with light. There were cars with full headlights turned on. People were milling around. …

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MARUAH: Legal action not the best choice to convince public of misinformation

Local human rights Non-government Organisation (NGO), MARUAH has issued a statement on the letter of demand made by Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong to Roy Ngerng Yi Ling, a local blogger of the blog, "The Heart Truths". (read more on the story here) The NGO expressed its concerns over the incident for implications of stifling public discourse in Singapore and suggest that …

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Young artist uses fresh flowers for her fashion illustrations

By Yasmeen Banu Drawings, paintings or illustrations usually have a story of its own, a vision the artist saw and spilled on paper or canvas. Grace Ciao is one such artist. The full-time undergraduate from National University of Singapore (NUS) majoring in business administration is a fashion illustrator whose style mainly involves utilizing markers and watercolours. Recently however, she started …

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