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Daily Archives: 2014-11-15

Indonesian suspect charged with Raffles Place robbery and assault

A 38-year old man from Indonesia has been charged for Friday’s attempted robbery and assault at Raffles Place. The man, who is named only as Arun, is charged with robbing Mr Kang Tie Tie , at about 1pm, at Exit B of Raffles Place MRT station. Mr Kang was carrying a sling bag which contained nearly $180,000 in cash, and …

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A difference of opinion between the Gov’t and the Court of Appeal?

By Ariffin Sha Does Article 12 of our Constitution guarantee equality before the law for the LGBT Community? The answer to that might seem like a straightforward and unequivocal no. Even more in the light of the Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold Section 377Aa of the Penal Code in a Constitutional Challenge. Section 377A of the Penal Code is …

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Should CASE, an NGO, be given more teeth?

Since the controversy surrounding Mobile Air emerged, the question of whether the Consumers’ Association of Singapore (CASE) is an effective watchdog to protect consumers’ interests have also come into focus. CASE, headed by People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament for Mountbatten, Lim Biow Chuan as president, is – as its name says – registered as an association. In a …

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