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Daily Archives: 2014-06-05

Art exhibition to explore, express and celebrate the art of an ASEAN sex worker

Yet Still We Dance! Sex Workers of ASEAN Art Exhibition is an exhibition that explores, expresses and celebrates the art of being a sex worker in ASEAN. The exhibition is part of SW-ASEAN, an Empower project supported by UNDP and includes photography, paintings, cloth sculpture, and installations. Empower is a registered Thai Foundation promoting rights and opportunities for sex workers. Founded …

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Temasek’s letter doesn’t answer why CPF MS is being raised

By Kenneth Jeyaretnam In an extraordinary turn of events the State Times published a letter in its Forum page yesterday from Temasek Holdings. It seems that last Saturday ST published an article (“Ways to improve CPF“) which quoted an unnamed person as saying he suspected the Central Provident Fund Minimum Sum was raised “because Temasek or GIC lost money overseas”. ( See …

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Selective truths, and a promise of more regulation?

By Gordon Lee and Howard Lee On Tuesday, 3 June, Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim shared on his Facebook page a Financial Times article about a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) concerning the responsibility of commercial websites over comments by visitors. Dr Ibrahim’s analysis of the case was that even in free Europe, the …

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See you in court, Mr Prime Minister

Extracts from Malaysiakini: “See you in court, Mr Prime Minister” Despite being invited to provide his version and to counter the allegations, the prime minister, who has never questioned the journalistic ethics of his party’s mouthpiece, Utusan Malaysia, insisted on a legal battle instead. Najib fails to understand that he, his party, his coalition, his administration and all his politicians and …

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Man fined $8k for defacing Istana website

Image from Channel News Asia Entrepreneur and IT consultant Delson Moo, 43, was fined S$8,000 today in court after pleading guilty to one charge of unauthorised access to the server hosting the Istana website.  He admitted to carrying out a cross-site scripting attack on the Google search function embedded in the website. He was earlier charged in court on 29 Nov …

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Caring for elders and inspiring the young

Speech by Tin Pei Ling, Member of Parliament in the Marine Parade GRC for the debate on President’s Address 2014 Mdm Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to speak on this important debate over the direction and commitment for Singapore’s next lap. The President in his address articulated the key thrusts and underpinning values of the government, and he painted a …

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