Daily Archives: 2015-05-27

Reformative Training Centre recommended for Amos Yee: Prosecution
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 83

The court had summoned Amos Yee and his lawyer back to court today, 27 May in advance of his scheduled hearing on 2 June, to call for the teenager to be sent for reformative training rather than probation. Yee was earlier charged with posting Read More

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Filipino lawyer suggests Ello’s account was hacked
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 27

By TR Emeritus A Filipino site, ManilaSpeak.com, recently interviewed their “foreign law expert”, Attorney Joyce Domingo Dapat, with regard to the arrest of Edz Ello in Singapore [Link]. ManilaSpeak is said to be “an aggregator of great minds” [Link]. The site aims to Read More

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Singapura – The Musical, overly simplistic depiction of Singapore history from a foreigner perspective
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 5

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amBy Terry Xu I have been skeptical over the critical reviews on the musical on Singapore’s independence, thinking how could it be so bad. But I was proven to be so wrong after viewing it Read More

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Danish DJ bludgeons rabbit to death to prove a point – “live” on air
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 8

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pmA Danish radio disc jockey is in hot soup after bludgeoning to death a rabbit during a radio show. Asger Juhl, a presenter with Radio24syv, repeatedly hit a nine-week old rabbit with a bicycle pump Read More

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Denial of rights in Myanmar, Bangladesh cause of boat refugee crisis: HRW
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 3

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amRohingya and other survivors of dangerous boat voyages from Burma and Bangladesh describe horrific treatment by unscrupulous smugglers and traffickers in Burma, and abuse and neglect aboard ships, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. The Read More

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Reasonable to act against those who betray citizenship allegiance: Aussie PM
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 3

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm“Regardless of how we gain it, Australian citizenship is an extraordinary privilege that should be matched by an abiding commitment to our country,” Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot wrote in an article for The Daily Read More

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SQ Airbus lost power on both engines while in mid-flight
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 6

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pmA Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A330-300 plane lost power temporarily on both its engines while in mid-flight on Saturday. According to aviation sites, AeroInside and The Aviation Herald, the incident took place while the plane Read More

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