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Daily Archives: 2015-07-03

Pro-PAP fanpage spreads rumors about Roy Ngerng going on overseas trip

In yet another attempt to sling mud at local activists, "Fabrication about PAP", a fanpage aligned to People's Action Party posted a photo of blogger Roy Ngerng, along with a group of people at the airport. In the initial post, it wrote, "Jobless, unemployed, in financial problem, he said one. Someone so fast on another all paid holiday trip oversea …

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Urgent appeal filed to release Amos Yee on bail, but is unsuccessful

The Online Citizen (TOC) has learned that an urgent appeal was filed on Friday with the courts to request that Amos Yee be released on bail. The appeal was unsuccessful for administrative reason, TOC understands. The request was made after the mother of the 16-year old teenager, who is being remanded at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) for psychiatric …

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Without “natural aristocracy”, society “will lose out”: Lee Hsien Loong

At a dialogue on Friday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was asked if what Singapore needed for its economic future was "a culture of a lack of respect for or challenging authority", as in other countries. The question was posed by the host of the forum, Washington Post columnist, Fareed Zakaria, at the “Singapore at 50: What Lies Ahead?” dialogue organised …

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Why no historian on Founders’ Memorial committee?

Historically important monument but no historians on committee The composition of the committee which will look into the establishment of a “Founders’ Memorial” in Singapore has come under question. The 15-member panel, which will collect public feedback on the nature of the memorial the next 18 months, was announced on 30 June. It will be headed by Lee Tzu Yang, …

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Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss sets her eyes again on Mountbatten

Mrs Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss, 51, a lawyer, sets her eyes again on the Mountbatten Single Member Constituency (SMC) for the upcoming General Election with the blessing of her new political party. A former secretary general of the National Solidarity Party (NSP), Mrs Chong-Aruldoss lost a bid to become NSP president in party polls held in January this year. She subsequently left the …

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Writ of possession of HDB flat issued against dying man

By TREmeritus Lim Teck Choon (59 years old, unemployed), sold his 3-room flat at Blk 18 Bedok South Rd for $310,000 in December 2010. The buyer, Ms Hani, was unable to meet the deadline and the sales and purchase transaction was cancelled at one point in time. Subsequently, she managed to get a loan, and was allowed an extension to …

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Gov’t will go extinct if it helped non-supporters first: PM Lee

In remarks reminiscent of those he has made in the past, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Government would go “extinct” if it helped those who voted against it “first”. "If we take the view that if you voted against me, I should help you first (as) that shows my largeness of spirit, then I think you will go …

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Roy Ngerng in the witness box – trial titbits

• High Court Judge Justice Lee Seiu Kin started the second day of the hearing for damages to be awarded to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong by telling the accused, blogger Roy Ngerng, about what he can do in the witness box where he was to be cross-examined by PM Lee’s lawyer, Davinder Singh. Justice Lee allowed Ngerng to object …

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