Daily Archives: 2014-05-26

Values, culture and trust for Constructive Politics
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:39 pmBelow is the full speech by Mr Low Thia Khiang, MP for Aljunied GRC and Secretary General of Workers’ Party for the debate on President’s Address 2014 in Parliament (26th May 2014). Mdm Speaker, When Parliament first Read More

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MDA’s revisions to Public Entertainments and Meetings Act encourages self-censorship: Arts community
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amMedia Development Authority (MDA) launched a public consultation paper on 12 May 2014 with the view of making amendments to the Public Entertainments and Meetings Act (PEMA). The objective of these amendments, according to MDA, is to “spur Read More

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Singapore: Government Again Uses Strong-arm Tactics Against Citizen Blogger
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 am(Bangkok, 26 May 2014): The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) expressed its regret at the Prime Minister of Singapore’s threat to pursue legal action against blogger Roy Ngerng, which it views as Read More

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Mr. Gerard Ee’s Transport Delusions
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By Aloysius Chia Mr. Gerard Ee, in an article in The Sunday Times (“Want better transport? Pay for it.”, 25 May 2014), mentions something that is arguably, the most ridiculous anyone would expect from a former head of the Public Transport Council to Read More

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Local blogger asked to remove articles else pay aggravated damages to PM
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Terry Xu The law firm representing  Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has sent another legal letter to blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling on Monday morning (May 26). The law firm said in the letter sent Read More

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DPP wants lawyer to personally pay costs for acting on clients’ behalf
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:41 pmBy Andrew Loh In a move which may have “a chilling effect” on how lawyers conduct their cases on behalf of their clients, state prosecutors are asking for the court to order a lawyer to Read More

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Newsbites – more… bite for police online, help for new couples, defence for CPF, degree holders losing jobs
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Police calls tender for anti-cybercrime training The Singapore Police Force has called a tender for training services to better its officers to tackle cyber-crime. The tender will include training on proper investigation techniques, tracing and monitoring social media postings and content for investigation, learning hackers’ Read More

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