Daily Archives: 2015-05-06

Challenge to amend bail condition for Amos Yee struck down
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 12

The High Court dismissed the challenge launched by the lawyers of blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang, 16, to vary his bail conditions after seeing no reason to do so. Amos was charged on 31 March for uploading an obscene image online and content Read More

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Category C vehicles fall to 50,000 mark
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 5

By COE.SGcharts Despite Cat A quota bump from 987 to 1,444 (a 46% increase), Cat A COE price actually inched up to $68K (from $67K). Number of bids for Cat A COE is 2,891, which is the highest since December 2008. The number Read More

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NHB to launch nationwide survey to identify heritage buildings and sites
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

The National Heritage Board (NHB) announced that it will launch a nationwide survey to take stock of the current state of Singapore’s heritage buildings and sites. To be conducted in mid-2015, the survey will cover buildings, structures, sites and landscape features of architectural, Read More

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MDA’s actions “not the best way”: MARUAH on TRS closure
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 59

Last updated on August 24th, 2015 at 07:50 amSingapore human rights group MARUAH has issed a statement to state it’s concerns about the Media Development Authority’s decision to close down The Real Singapore. MARUAH’s Ppresident, Ms Braema Mathi, said that MDA should have Read More

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Amos Yee: Not just a rebellious teen
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 131

By Rizzy Reading the article where TOC interviews his bailor Mr. Vincent Law has really given me an insight on who Amos Yee is as a person. When Amos was taken back into remand, I had assumed 2 things. Either Vincent Law does Read More

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MDA “looking into” new website by former editor of TRS
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 29

Mr Alex Tan, a former editor of The Real Singapore (TRS), has set up a new website, called Straits Times Review (STR), according to news reports. It is apparently the latest of several relatively new socio-political sites which have sprouted in recent months. Read More

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