Daily Archives: 2014-10-16

Singapore: Space Narrows for Online News Media 
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amGovernment Control Grows as More Websites Must Get Onerous Licenses (Bangkok, October 16, 2014) – The government of Singapore’s regulatory actions against two prominent online news websites is a serious setback for freedom of expression on the Read More

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SAF dummy weapons left by side of road
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 3

Photos of two anti-tank dummy weapons being left on by the roadside were posted online. The source of the photos is from a thread, “Who left his MATADOR by the roadside?” in popular online chat forum, the Hardwarezone forum. The photos were posted Read More

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Fate of “banned” film sealed by condemnations ?
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 3

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 am On 2 October 2014, filmmaker Tan Pin Pin re-submitted her film, “To Singapore, With Love”, for classification with the Media Development Authority (MDA). The MDA had originally rated her film “NAR” – “Not Allowed Read More

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Living with Myths and revisiting Singapore’s popular history  
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmBy Terry Xu The banning of “To Singapore With Love” and the corresponding response from the Singapore government toward it would have sparked renewed interest in the history of Singapore. Not all of such interest, Read More

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Grassroot leader with PBM accused of being ineffective
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

By TR Emeritus In the Straits Times today (15 Oct), Geylang Serai grassroots adviser and MP Fatimah Lateef put up a notice to congratulate 3 grassroots leaders in her ward for being awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) by President Tony Tan. A Read More

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Applying for NEA permit means AHPETC accepts permit was needed?
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 10

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Howard Lee The third day of the trial between the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Aljunied Hougang Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) saw the town council’s chairman, Ms Sylvia Lim take the stand to Read More

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To launch or not to launch, that is the question
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pmBy Property Soul Last night, I asked you whether you are married or not. There was dead air for ten seconds before you replied “I still consider myself single”. I was expecting a simple yes Read More

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Police to return activist’s note book after lawyer’s demands
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 27

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pm The Singapore Police has agreed to return the note book it had seized from Han Hui Hui during an interview on 10 October. Ms Han was being interviewed as part of the police’s investigation Read More

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Nub of the issue – terms used and questionable conditions
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 4

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Andrew Loh – The dispute between the opposition Workers’ Party Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) seems to all boil down to two issues – what constitutes a “trade Read More

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NEA forms “not suitable” for town council event: Sylvia Lim
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmChairman of Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC), Sylvia Lim, was in the witness stand as the hearing on summons issued by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to the AHPETC moves into the second day. Ms Read More

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