Daily Archives: 2015-12-31

Ruslan: A second chance under a flyover

“Ruslan” is a documentary about a man who finds his second chance under a flyover and calls it home. The documentary is currently promoted in Singapore via Viddsee, a social watching platform for Southeast Asian films. The film’s subject, Ruslan first got into trouble with house-breaking and was sentenced to 8 years in jail.  When he was released, he found …

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Cambodian Prime Minister warns critics on Facebook that they can be traced

Phnom Penh Post, Cambodian independent newspaper reports that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that Facebook users who insult him or criticise government policy on sensitive issues could be traced in a matter of hours. “My opponents should not make insults, because we can identify you,” Hun Sen said during a speech at a Phnom Penh graduation ceremony. “I’m not …

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Israeli Embassy apologises for incident involving Singapore flag

The Israeli Embassy in a statement on Wednesday apologised for an incident in which the Singapore flag was used as a table cloth at a party hosted by one of its junior diplomats. In its statement, the Israeli Embassy said it “was appalled to learn of deplorable behaviour displayed by one of its junior staff members and expresses its sincere …

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