Daily Archives: 2015-04-07

Former nurse charged with sedition and lying to police
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 9

Former nurse Ed Mundsel Bello Ello, better known by his Facebook handle Edz Ello, was charged on Tuesday, 7 April, with sedition and giving false information to the police following comments after allegedly making anti-Singaporean comments on Facebook. The 28 year-old Filipino national was Read More

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AGC drops case against teen responsible for fake LKY death announcement
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 5

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has decided not to prosecute the male Singaporean student who was responsible for releasing a fake announcement of the supposed death of Lee Kuan Yew. On 18 March, the student posted a doctored screenshot of an earlier 2010 media Read More

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6 dead in 4 months – how did govt agencies miss the signs?
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 5

Time to eradicate death trap dormitories On 3 April, two foreign workers from Bangladesh were killed in a dormitory fire in Geylang. This was the second incident in four months which has resulted in fatalities. On 6 December last year, four foreign workers Read More

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Scrap repressive counter-​terrorism bill: HRW to Malaysia
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 4

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmThe Malaysian government should withdraw the proposed counter -​terrorism law now with parliament and ensure future drafts protect fundamental rights, Human Rights Watch said. The Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 would reintroduce indefinite detention without trial Read More

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Most Singaporeans against animal culling: ACRES
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 5

Animal protection is important to Singaporeans and only a minority agrees with the current animal culling measures, as findings from a first-ever comprehensive public survey on animal protection issues in Singapore revealed. A joint effort by the Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) Read More

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Police investigating alleged assault by its officers during spot check
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 13

The Online Citizen (TOC) reported on Sunday that a police report has been lodged against several police officers for possible assault on a 41-year old man during a spot check conducted at a nightclub. The man, Mr Lim Chin Huat, had filed the Read More

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Telling the good developers from the bad ones
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pmA priest is dying. On his deathbed, he asks to see a property developer and a lawyer. Both of them arrive timely to see him. “We are very touched that you remember us at the Read More

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