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Daily Archives: 2014-09-20

Gov’t and media “glossed over” S’pore history, says undergraduate

In a report in the Straits Times on Saturday, 20 September, undergraduate Kok Yufeng, 24, said that the film, "To Singapore, With Love", "must be watched" because it is a good opportunity to hear stories that have not been heard." The film has been banned from public screening by the Media Development Authority (MDA), headed by Koh Lin-Net as its …

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Woodlands checkpoint breach – man given 10 months jail

64-year old Malaysian and Singapore permanent resident (PR), Tan Chu Seng, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for breaching the Woodlands immigration checkpoint in March. Tan, who pleaded guilty in August to five of seven charges, was sentenced in court on Friday. He was also fined S$1,400 for mischief and several other offences, including selling duty-unpaid cigarettes. Additionally, …

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Hundreds of S’poreans watch S’pore-banned film in M’sia

Despite being a working day, some 400 Singaporeans travelled across the border to Malaysian on Friday to catch a screening of the award winning film, "To Singapore, With Love",  at the Freedom Film Festival 2014 held in Johor Bahru. While some made their own way across the border, 4 buses were organized by university student, Lim Jialiang and civil activist, …

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