Daily Archives: 2014-10-20

Declare members’ monthly income or no newspaper permit: Registrar to NSP
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 8

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pm By Andrew Loh The National Solidarity Party (NSP) has appealed to the president over the refusal by the Media Development’s Authority (MDA) to renew its printing permit for its party newspaper, the North Star, Read More

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Play excerpt rejected for publication due to “defensiveness” after TSWL: Alfian Sa’at
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 2

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amBy Alfian Sa’at So I sent an excerpt from my play ‘1987’ for publication for an anthology. Just the beginning 10 pages. The play deals with how a family copes with the revelation that the father Read More

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Unfortunately politicised
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 6

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Andrew Loh When the Citizens’ Consultative Committees (CCCs) were set up in the 1960s, it was with noble intentions – first “to rally support among the people for merger with the Federation of Malaya”, Read More

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The enigma of a human rights champion
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 5

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 am By Elaine Ee Human rights lawyers in Singapore are a rare and precious breed. In a republic where political, press and civil liberties are only just starting to look up, fighting for human rights Read More

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Mainstream media gloss over GIC’s $269 million capital loss
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 11

By Phillip Ang I refer to ST’s “GIC sells London property to Norway sovereign fund for $1.2billion” and GIC’s “GIC divests its 100% interest in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Financial Centre (MLFC)”. (I’m just expanding on this issue) Both are simply Read More

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CCC’s support letter critical for AHPETC’s permit application?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 17

By Terry Xu The hearing on summons issued by the National Environment Agency (NEA) to Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) has ended last week with the ruling of the hearing scheduled to be out by end of November. While the final decision is Read More

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More than 200 applications for SAF Volunteer Corps
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 6

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed that more than 200 applications have been received for the new Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps (SAFVC) via his Facebook status update last night, Sunday. Application for the volunteer corps commenced last week on 13 October. The SAFVC was Read More

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