Monthly Archives: March 2015

    “Fully empathize with Amos’s situation as to a mother”
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 7

    Mdm Judy Tan Reflecting on both the late Lee Kuan Yew’s overblown and overrated state funeral along with the charging in Court of teenager, Amos Yee today, I can’t help but pen this thought. Being the mother of an “overgrown” child myself, I Read More

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    Posted in Letters | 7 Comments
    Police queried on 4-year old case involving ex-YPAP member
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 10

    A member of the public has posted a query with the Singapore Police Force (SPF) over a four-year old incident involving a former Young PAP (YPAP) member. Mr Paul Chen, posting on the SPF’s Facebook page on Tuesday, was referring to the incident Read More

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    Posted in Current Affairs | Tagged | 10 Comments
    Remembering my mother, Lim Geok Lian
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 4

    By Teo Soh Lung Today (24 March) is the third anniversary of my mother’s death. Born in Kuching, Sarawak, she did not receive any formal education. She spoke pure Hokkien and a little Malay but not a word of English or Mandarin. For Read More

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    Posted in Letters | 4 Comments
    Survey: 1 in 3 young people have faced sexual violence; few seek or receive help
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A new survey indicates that sexual violence – from verbal and cyber-harassment to non- consensual touching and rape – is a significant part of young people’s social environment. However, few know how to seek help for themselves, or to provide it to their Read More

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    FEAR is dead
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 110

    By Teo Soh Lung Four days ago, Kenneth and I were asked by journalists from Hong Kong if we were going to pay our respect to Lee Kuan Yew. Kenneth replied that he would not. When pressed for an answer as to why, Read More

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    Posted in Commentaries | 110 Comments
    Amos Yee charged in court for 3 alleged offences
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 22

    Amos Yee, the 16-year old whose video diatribe against the late Lee Kuan Yew went viral in just a matter of hours after it was released online, has been slapped with several charges on Tuesday. According to local news reports, Mr Yee, who Read More

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    Posted in Current Affairs | 22 Comments
    Teenager behind offensive video to face 3 charges today
    By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 24

    16-year-old Amos Yee faces 3 charges later today (31 March). He will be charged for wounding religious feelings, circulating obscene material and harassment. The charges come after more than 20 police reports were lodged his 8-minute video and blog where he criticizes Christians Read More

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    Our Singapore – between the lines, the nation we all built
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 26

    By Min Cheong Some time ago, my father let me in on an exchange that took place between him and Lee Kuan Yew – a story I found fascinating for a myriad of reasons. It was 1978, and Dad was a Captain in Read More

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    The other side of Lee Kuan Yew
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 137

    By Teo Soh Lung I watched the television for several hours today. The tv was off for nearly a week and I thought I really should not miss this historic occasion. As I watched the two sons of Lee Kuan Yew gave their Read More

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    DPP’s final tribute to LKY
    By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 2

    A Final Tribute to Mr Lee Kuan Yew, from the Democratic Progressive Party of Singapore. A man of passion, a man of pain, Who gave his life, for us to gain. A man of belief, a man of blood, Who stood against history, Read More

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