Daily Archives: 2014-10-29

A-Mei leads openly gay men to strip for awareness campaign
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

SINGAPORE (29th October 2014) – Asia’s first  high fashion and lifestyle digital journal for the Asian LGBT community ELEMENT Magazine publishes its 10th issue alongside the launch of The Rainbow Campaign. In line with the upcoming Taiwan Pride Parade, renowned Taiwanese singer A-Mei Read More

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Culture of dissent – barometer of ground sentiment
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 5

By Howard Lee Many of us in Singapore stared in awe and admiration as the protests in Hong Kong extended into weeks. We marvelled at the miracle of a street protest that has all the makings of a courtesy campaign, as pro-democracy protesters Read More

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Section 377A of Penal Code upheld in Constitutional challenge
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 12

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pm  The Court of Appeal today rejected two separate Constitutional challenges to Section 377A of the Penal Code, the law that criminalises sex between men, maintaining that the law does not contravene Singapore’s Constitution. Judges Read More

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Animal welfare group request for help on cat cut in half
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 5

Images of the body of a cat cut in half has been circulating online, prompting condemnation from animal welfare groups and a call for more information to assist with investigation. The body of the cat in Marine Cresent was posted online by a Facebook Read More

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Escalators stopped to prevent overcrowding of platforms due to delays at NSL
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 6

Train delays along the SMRT’s North-South line (NSL) this morning at around 7am which resulted in waiting time to vary between 5 mins to 7 mins. Sources informed TOC that announcements were made at the stations citing the delays to be caused by train fault at Read More

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“To Singapore With Love” premiers in London
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 14

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:37 am By Ghui Local film To Singapore with Love premièred in London to great fanfare on 27 October 2014, with an attendance list of mainly young Singaporeans eager to watch a film about their homeland Read More

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Hong Kong occupiers commemorates one month occupation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 3

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 am Post by 蘋果日報. Hong Kong occupiers gathered at the sites in Admiralty, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok at 5.57pm to mark the one month milestone of the “Occupy Central” movement which sought for free Read More

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Don’t be paranoid, PM Lee says, but be paranoid
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 31

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Andrew Loh – Repeating what he had said last September, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong cautioned that Singaporeans should “always know that somebody can take your lunch away.” Mr Lee was speaking at the Read More

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Victim protection enforces the law; Batons and raids do not
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm Adequate victim assistance and protection serve the interest both of the victim and of prosecution of the offenders. From a law enforcement perspective, poor victim assistance and protection may discourage victims from seeking assistance Read More

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AVA: 62 farms to be affected by land use changes
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 6

62 farms in the Lim Chu Kang area to be affected by land use changes to build more HDB flats for larger population in Singapore. According to the statement by Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) to local media. The western part of Lim Chu Kang will Read More

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