Daily Archives: 2015-04-23

Reaction of some is “more offensive, vulgar & threatening” than Amos Yee’s post: SKM
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 597

The Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) has issued a statement on 23 April on the reaction to the Amos Yee saga. SKM lambasted some reactions to Yee’s post. “Some of us have gone well beyond the bounds of decency, in many cases being more Read More

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Police report filed against grassroots leader who threatened Amos Yee online
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 50

A concerned Singaporean citizen, Mr Lee, has filed a police report against Jason Tan Kok Whee, believed to be a grassroots leader at Telok Blangah over a statement the latter made online directed at 16-year old Amos Yee. Yee is being charged with harassment, and with allegedly wounding the Read More

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Transport operator, SMRT should focus on its primary operations
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 3

By Lovecraft Raveneve I just saw the headlines of today’s straits times. was surprised to see that Land Transport Authority “is looking for experts assess the health of the entire rail network as the regulator and operators grapple with glitches that do not Read More

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Former ASEAN Leader: Non-interference policy must be reviewed
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:49 pm  Former Malaysian Foreign Minister, Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar, said ASEAN’s non-interference policy should be reviewed if we are to build a tolerant society and address human rights abuses and regional security. Tan Sri Read More

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When national interest be allowed to rise above personal ones
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 3

By Yeo Toon Joo Why does anyone preserve a monument or any building? Historical value? Sentiments? More sycophancy? Tourism dollars? Why think of not demolishing the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s old family house, especially since it was his expressed wish that it should Read More

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Focus on new technologies, better skills and jobs at the meeting of Asian and European education ministers
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Asian and European education ministers and senior officials – more than 50 delegations – will come together on 27–28 April at the 5th ASEM Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEMME5) at the Latvian National Library. With an overarching theme “ASEM Education Collaboration for Results” the Read More

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RS Components and Allied Electronics establish new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Agreement furthers distributor’s global product offer, as Allied continues to build its semiconductor portfolio in North America RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics(Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers,have announced a new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Read More

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Yet another high record set for COE of motorcycles
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 5

By COE.Sgcharts.com Certificate of Entitlement (COE) for Motorcycles has broken new record again in the COE bidding exercise yesterday at $6,801, breaking the previous record of $6,312 (1st Bidding Exercise of April 2015) by almost $500. Previous high was $5,800 from the bidding exercise Read More

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