Monthly Archives: April 2015

Amos Yee back in remand after refusing bail terms
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 7

Amos Yee, the 16 year old teenager who is being charged with harassment, and with deliberately wounding religious feelings for uploading a YouTube video is placed back in remand after declining to be bailed in response to what he claims to be “ridiculous” terms for Read More

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Amos Yee assaulted right outside of state court
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 22

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:49 pmAmos Yee, the teenager who is being charged with harassment, and with deliberately wounding religious feelings for uploading a YouTube video was struck by a man in red when he was on his way to his pre-trial Read More

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MARUAH condemns the act of violence against Amos Yee
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 5

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm  Today – 30 April 2015 – as Amos Yee made his way to court, a stranger went up to him and struck him across the face. MARUAH strongly condemns this act of violence and Read More

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Why do they do it?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 10

By Masked Crusader If everyone who enters Singapore knows the penalty for drug trafficking is death, it must be asked, why do they do it? If the death penalty is the ultimate deterrent, then, after decades setting an example to would be traffickers Read More

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ASEAN and human rights – moving Singapore away from old-world thinking
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 2

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amBy Howard Lee Mr Soe Min Than and Mr Ted Tan, both members of human rights group Think Centre, were among the few representing Singapore’s civil society organisations (CSOs) at the recently held ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) Read More

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Singapore civil society – a work in progress: Thoughts on SAA 2015
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 2

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmBy Constance Singam TWC3, the organizing committee of the Singapore Advocacy Awards (SAA), has begun work to organize the 2015 SAA.  The awards will be announced on 31 July evening. But between now and then, Read More

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MAS takes civil penalty action against two for insider trading
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 4

Singapore, 29 April 2015 – The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has imposed civil penalties on Mr Lim Oon Cheng and his niece, Ms Lim Huey Yih, for contraventions under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA). Both Mr Lim and Ms Lim have admitted to committing insider Read More

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Decline in tiger parts trade in Singapore: ACRES
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 11

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmThere has been a “significant decline” in the sale of tiger parts in Singapore’s jewellery and antique shops, according to a two-month undercover investigation by animal welfare group ACRES. Conducted between March and April 2015, Read More

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Easier access to simpler funds for retail investors
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pmSingapore, 29 April 2015 – From today, retail investors can expect easier access to a wider range of investment funds, including exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This enhancement is part of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) broader effort to expand the Read More

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May Day Message for Ministry of Manpower
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:42 pmBy Masked Crusader I was hoping to move on from labour issues and blog about other things. I was starting to sound like a broken record even to myself. Then, something happened. Minister Lim Swee Read More

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