Daily Archives: 2015-05-08

Acquit Amos Yee, not over-extend scope of law: defence counsel
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 53

Interest in the trial of 16-year old blogger, Amos Yee, saw some 70 to 80 people turn up at the State Court on Friday. Some had arrived as early as 12 noon to queue up for the limited number of seats. After a Read More

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Plans for integrated columbarium at Fernvale Link terminated under mutual agreement
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 16

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:49 pm The Ministry of National Development (MND) announced yesterday that it has signed a mutual termination agreement with Eternal Pure Land Pte Ltd (EPL) on the land bid at Fernvale Link and the site would be Read More

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Critique is to spur positive change: Amos Yee
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 193

16-year old blogger Amos Yee explained in court documents that his intention in critiquing Christianity and Lee Kuan Yew is to open discussions on what he saw as “problems” with the faith and Singapore. The teenager said that he was aware his critique Read More

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Death penalty will make Singapore an “outlier nation”: Human Rights Watch
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 3

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:49 pmSingapore’s execution of Mohammad bin Kadar on April 17, 2015, should be the last use of capital punishment in the country, Human Rights Watch said today. Singapore has about 25 people on death row. At Read More

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New NDP song by Dick Lee, “Our Singapore”
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 5

The new song for this year’s National Day Parade is “Our Singapore”, written by Dick Lee and will be performed by pop singer JJ Lin. Lee is credited with the NDP 1998 song, “Home”, which has often been cited as Singaporeans’ favourite National Read More

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New website Straits Times Review is now States Times Review
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 2

Purportedly to avoid a legal tussle with national broadsheet The Straits Times, the owner of new website Straits Times Review has since last night changed it’s name to States Times Review. The website and Facebook page handle currently both reflect the name change, although the URL Read More

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