Monthly Archives: June 2015

Anwar Ibrahim should be transferred from prison to house arrest due to poor health: Lawyers
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amMalaysia opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim must be transferred immediately to house arrest with access to regular medical care, said his lawyer R Sivarasa, as his health takes a turn for the worse while in prison. Mr Anwar Read More

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Segment of 26th Golden Melody Awards censored for “offensive message”
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Viewers of the “live” cable broadcast of Taiwan’s 26th Golden Melody Awards (金曲獎) held in Taipei on 27 June, were greeted with an unexpected blank screen which said: “This segment of the programme is not suitable for broadcast. We apologise for the inconvience Read More

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1.6 Million Singaporeans to receive letters on the 2015 GST voucher and other budget benefits in July
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

From the first week of July, 1.6 million Singaporeans will receive letters to inform them of their 2015 GST Voucher (GSTV) benefits, as well as other budget benefits such as the 5- Year Medisave top-up and the Service and Conservancy Charges (S&CC) rebates. Read More

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Accused in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital shooting case faces more charges
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

The 23-year-old Singaporean charged with illegal discharge of a firearm – with is punishable with the death penalty – found himself facing two additional charges when he appeared before the court on Monday afternoon. Muhammad Iskandar bin Sa’at was charged with voluntarily causing hurt Read More

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Hong Lim Park event on Sunday to rally for Amos Yee’s release
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmA protest will be held in Hong Lim Park this coming Sunday, 4 pm, to ask for the release of Amos Yee, a 16-year-old blogger who is currently being held in the Institute of Mental Read More

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Rape threat against Amos Yee – police report lodged
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

A police report has been lodged against Nigel Kee, the man who had posted on his Facebook page on 26 June, that he “will pay” for 16-year old teenager, Amos Yee, “to get raped in prison”. The person who made the report, who Read More

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Taxi availability to be based on taxi companies’ hired-out fleet
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By Howard Lee Taxi availability (TA) will henceforth be calculated based on taxis that have been hired out, rather than what taxi operators currently have registered in their fleet, announced the Land Transport Authority in a media release. This adjustment takes into account feedback Read More

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Atrocious state of playground in Tampines irks letter writer
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

A letter sent to the website, Redwire, has highlighted the appalling state of a children’s playground in Tampines. The letter writer, Justin, said he was “shocked” at the state of the playground, which is located in front of the Koufu foodcourt at block Read More

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OHCHR urges Thailand to release students
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pmBANGKOK (30 JUNE 2015) – The United Nations Human Rights Office for South East Asia (OHCHR) urges the Government to promptly drop criminal charges against students who have been arrested in Bangkok for peacefully demonstrating Read More

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Singapore contemplates a future of electromobility
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

  By Kirsten Han Communal charging stations at HDB and condominium car parks. Quiet, low-emission electric and hybrid cars in the streets of Singapore, running at maximum energy efficiency for minimum cost. Could this be the future for the city-state? This is what Read More

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