Daily Archives: 2015-05-12

Children are a blessing, not a nightmare
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 13

By Dr. Chee Soon Juan No, Ms Fu, children – including Amos – are a blessing, not a nightmare. PAP Minister, Ms Grace Fu, is reported to have said: “It’s not just any YouTube video. It crosses the red line on religion. But Read More

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Amos Yee convicted on two charges, acquitted on third
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 19

16-year old blogger, Amos Yee, has been found guilty of the two charges brought against him by the Attorney General’s Chambers. District Judge Jasvendar Kaur delivered her much anticipated verdict on Tuesday afternoon at the State Court. She found the teen guilty of Read More

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Towards a healing society
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 66

By Siok Khoon Kent I first saw Amos Yee in his video on Lee Kuan Yew. Watched the first one minute and decided it didn’t deserve my time, as I do not believe in shouting for change. The second time I saw Amos was Read More

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Amos, My Teacher
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 13

By Siok Khoon Kent When the whole world condemns Amos’ mother that it is her fault that Amos turned out so fearlessly “rebellious”, they do not know that Amos’ mother is humbly, Amos’ first student. Having the privilege to walk with them through this Read More

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NCMP Gerald Giam: Government should avoid hindering commercial development with unmanned aircraft bill
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 2

Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Gerald Giam spoke about the Unmanned Aircraft Bill in parliament yesterday to ask that the government be wary not to place too much regulatory burden through the bill and hinder commercial developments. He noted that if commercial operators are Read More

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Authenticity of academic degrees – onus on employers: Lim Swee Say
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 245

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) treats the various types of academic qualifications differently, according to an infographic explaining this released by the ministry on Monday. In Parliament yesterday, the Workers’ Party’s Non-Constituency MP Gerald Giam asked the ministry about the checks that are Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs | 245 Comments
NCMP Lina Chiam: Intent to protect the interest of the taxi companies apparent with third party taxi booking services bill
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 7

Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Lina Chiam spoke about the third-party taxi booking services bill in Parliament yesterday to question Transport Ministry of the intent of the proposed bill. She noted in her speech that the bill deviates from the concept of free market, where Read More

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Why was the co-driver chucked out of the taxi?
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 6

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amBy Tan Wah Piow The greatest loser of the 2015 General Election in the United Kingdom is the Liberal Democratic Party. They went into coalition with the Conservative Party after the 2010 election, and its Read More

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Assailant intolerant and cowardly, but let’s forgive
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 5

By Andrew Loh Neo Gim Huah has been sentenced to three weeks’ jail for voluntarily causing hurt to teenager, 16-year old Amos Yee, on 30 April. Neo, 49, had struck Yee in the face outside the State Court while the latter was on Read More

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