Daily Archives: April 14, 2015

Mother of Amos Yee: “I did not file a police report to have my son arrested”
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 33

Many in Singapore would been well aware of who Amos Yee is and the charges which he faces for the video that he posted on 27 March after the passing of late Mr Lee Kuan Yew. Some may also be informed earlier by Read More

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Leave Oxley Road house be, build founder’s memorial park instead: GCT
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 8

Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong had wanted to the home of the late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to be kept for national heritage purposes, but said that he respected Mr Lee wish to demolish it. Instead, he suggested that Read More

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The Real Singapore duo charged with 7 counts of sedition
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 212

The couple behind socio-political website The Real Singapore (TRS) were charged today, 14 April, with seven counts of sedition and one for failing to produce documents to an officer from the Criminal Investigation Department. 26 year-old Singaporean Mr Yang Kaiheng and 22 year-old Australian Read More

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Lee’s house – preserve but let descendants decide on accessibility
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 12

Whatever you may think of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, the fact remains that he is and will be the symbol of Singapore for many years to come. Lee Kuan Yew is more recognised and iconic, one might argue, than the Read More

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NCMP Lina Chiam demands greater clarity and safeguards for new HDB amendments in Parliament
By Ariffin Sha Posted on by Ariffin Sha 5

The proposed amendments to the Housing and Development Act introduce a new range of sweeping powers for the HDB. While acknowledging that the need for such measures may be necessary, especially in the case of unwilling homeowners, NCMP Lina Chiam called for greater Read More

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Halt construction of RC Centre at The Peak @ Toa Payoh: SPP
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 10

The Singapore People’s Party (SPP) has issued the following statement calling for the government to halt development on the construction of the RC Centre at the Peak @ Toa Payoh. This is because residents have raised concerns about the construction, with up to 87% Read More

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Spain’s activists hold world’s first virtual political protest through hologram
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 9

Last December, the Spanish government passed the new Citizens Safety Law which would criminalise public gatherings and protests in front of government buildings which are held without permission from the authorities. These would include any place from universities to hospitals. The law will Read More

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W!LD RICE showcases the perils of Democracy with its play, “Public Enemy”
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 1

  By Yasmeen Banu W!LD RICE has kick-started its year-long imagiNATION season with its first show- Public Enemy, at the newly furbished Victoria Theatre. The new production takes inspiration from Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 classic, which deals with an individual’s fight for truth and Read More

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