Daily Archives: 2014-10-22

Para-swimmer wins first silver for Singapore at Asian Para Games 2014

Team Singapore para-swimmer Theresa Goh won her first silver medal at the Asian Para Games 2014 in the Women’s 50m Freestyle finals, with a time of 46.80 seconds. This is also the first silver medal for Singapore at the Games and the third medal won by Theresa in the competition. Gold and bronze medals went to Kazakhstan’s Gabidullina, who broke …

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Would PAP use the military in event of a “freak” election?

The first IPS-Nathan Lecture by Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, Ho Kwon Ping took place at the National University of Singapore’s Cultural Theatre on Monday evening. In his lecture, Mr. Ho presented his views on how Singapore’s political scene would be shaped in the next fifty years. Mr Chew Kheng Chuan, (KC Chew) asked Mr. Ho during the question and answer …

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Of $1000 fines and incomplete forms

By Ariffin Sha It’s just a $1000 fine, why don’t AHPETC just pay it and get it over and done with? It’s just two blanks on the form, why don’t NSP’s CEC Members just fill it and continue selling North Star? “Isn’t it easier to just comply instead of making a mountain out of a molehill?” This is a common …

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Alex Au vs AGC – a matter of liability or good faith?

By Howard Lee In the hearing yesterday (21 October) of Alex Au vs the Attorney General Chambers (AGC) for contempt of court, the prosecution charged that Mr Au’s blog posts were made to intentionally bring disrepute to the Singapore judiciary system, while the defence urged the judge to adopt a narrower definition of contempt and to consider fair comment and Mr …

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