Daily Archives: 2015-05-05

Yee’s lawyers asks court to review bail conditions
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 33

Lawyers for blogger and youtuber Amos Yee will be asking the court to amend the bail conditions for their client. The 16-year old has been in remand in Changi Prison since 30 April after he breached bail conditions. Yee’s trial will take place Read More

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Singapore more gracious but more to be done for personal responsibility, role of parents and tolerance: SKM
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 31

By Howard Lee Singaporeans are growing more aware of the need to be kind and gracious, although they believe that more can be done to improve Singapore as a gracious society, according to an annual survey conducted by the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM). Read More

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Too early to tell: Chan Chun Sing, on his leadership style
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 508

“It is too early to tell,” Chan Chun Sing said, when asked by the media about his leadership style as the new secretary general of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC). Mr Chan, who previously held the Social Development and Family (MSF) portfolio, Read More

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AHPETC: No necessity for MND to commence court action against town council
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 9

Ministry of National Development (MND) has commenced legal proceeding against Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council  (AHPETC) through the Attorney General Chambers (AGC) in a two-day hearing at the Supreme court to seek to impose conditions onto grants disbursed to the town council and to Read More

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And we are still calling this “light touch”
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 10

By Howard Lee Forget the irony of the Media Development Authority asking The Real Singapore to cease and desist on World Press Freedom Day itself – and to be honest, someone at MDA must really have a hugely twisted sense of humour. What Read More

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Vincent Law: No regrets as bailor for Amos Yee
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 134

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm  Amos Yee, a 16 year old teenager who is currently the talk of the country after being charged with harassment, and with deliberately wounding religious feelings for uploading a YouTube video about Singapore’s first prime minister, Mr Lee Read More

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Why people often end up buying the wrong thing?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pm By Property Soul Wardrobe spring cleaning I spent my Labor Day holiday doing the long overdue task of spring cleaning my wardrobe. How hard can it be? Well, any lady will tell you that Read More

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