Daily Archives: 2015-05-18

Don’t harass the press – Lee, Yee and the information mockery
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 63

By Howard Lee Those who have watched Diana might remember the ending scene about how the late Princess of Wales escaped the paparazzi hordes with her boyfriend Dodi Fayed. Before leaving a hotel in Paris, they sent a decoy – a fleet of cars, as Read More

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“Most unusual” if LKY’s family was always in charge, Tharman says
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 39

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm “The St. Gallen Symposium is a global gathering of Leaders of Today and Tomorrow that takes place annually in May at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland,” the website of the symposium says. “It Read More

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SPH serves legal papers on TRS editors for alleged copyright infringement
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 16

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm The editors of The Real Singapore (TRS), who are already charged with seven counts of alleged sedition, today found themselves the target of more legal action, this time from Singapore Press Holdings (SPH). SPH Read More

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The Amos Yee trial and pain threshold in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 14

By Masked Crusader There has been public disquiet following some inexplicable court proceedings of late. The highest profile case among these has been that against 16-year-old Amos Yee. From reports, the prosecution arguments seemed rather weak. In fact, in her 16-page judgment, District Read More

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Amos Yee, giving child molestation victims a bad name
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 68

By AL After following the political drama surrounding a wee 16-year-old, the latest episode has now riled me to pen my opinions down on his molest allegations to Vincent Law. As an advocate of human rights and free speech in Singapore, I am Read More

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Running to the police not a mark of committed citizenry: Cherian George
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 91

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm On 15 May, Dr Lee Woon Kwang wrote to the Straits Times’ Forum page to lament if the “population at large [is] mature enough to handle” what academic Terence Chong called for – “open Read More

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