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Daily Archives: 2014-06-02

Roy Ngerng reaches target of $70k to cover legal costs

Blogger Roy Ngerng has reached his target of collecting $70,000 to cover his legal fess in his legal dispute with Prime Minister Lee Hisen Loong. PM Lee has earlier accused him of libel and have demanded that he pay damages. An earlier off by Ngerng for $5,000 in damages has been rejected by PM Lee, following an apology that PM …

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“Heated debate” Between Low Thia Kiang and PM Lee a waste of time

By Ghui When I first read about the much-touted parliamentary debate between PM Lee Hsien Loong and Mr Low Thia Khiang, I was intrigued. After so many years of PAP versus PAP Parliamentary debates, I was keen to listen to the topics of state an opposition leader and PM Lee would discuss. After watching the video that has been published …

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Singapore Dance Theatre presents the 19th Edition of Ballet Under the Stars

Photo credit - nicolethen studio Immerse yourself in the perfect evening at Singapore Dance Theatre’s (SDT) 19th Edition of the annual Ballet Under the Stars. This year, SDT will be presenting two weekends of exquisite choreography by award-winning international choreographers from 18 – 20 July and 25 – 27 July at Fort Canning Green. Expect spectacular works in the likes …

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The blogger vs the PM – the writing is on the wall

By Howard Lee $50,000. That is a lot of money by Singaporean standards, especially if you consider it was raised in a few days. For sure, blogger Roy Ngerng raised this amount by crowd-sourcing to fund for his legal battle against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and a few dollars from a lot of people is technically not that much …

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I feel sorry for you Lee Hsien Loong: Alfian Sa’at

The past few days have left me with a very heavy heart. What I don't understand is why Lee Hsien Loong seems to be so adamant in pursuing legal proceedings against Roy Ngerng, right to the bitter end. The apology has been made, the offending article has been retracted. But the apology is rejected as 'insincere', and suddenly, with what …

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NSP event on CPF to carry on despite venue cancellations

The following article is by Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, Secretary-General, National Solidarity Party. It was first published on the NSP website here: "The silence of fear". Three years after what was hailed as a “watershed” election in GE 2011, many Singaporeans are still wary of opposition politicians and afraid of voicing their views on political issues. In these past days, the subject of our …

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Workers’ Party sets up community fund for social programmes

The Workers’ Party (WP) is set to consolidate its public outreach in helping the less fortunate through a newly set-up fund – the Workers’ Party Community Fund (WPCF). According to local news reports, the party registered the WPCF in January this year and has received approval for it from the authorities in February. The fund was registered as a company …

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