Daily Archives: 2016-03-14

RSF calls for the end of harassment to The Online Citizen

By Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Singapore’s authorities to stop trying to intimidate The Online Citizen (TOC), a community news website that is being harassed by the interior minister over its coverage of a Singaporean teenager’s suicide in January after interrogation by the police. RSF is very concerned about the procedures initiated against this participative site, …

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Roy Ngerng to pay damages for defamation to PM Lee over 17 years

The lawyers of blogger, Roy Ngerng and Singapore Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong reached a settlement in relation to the terms of payment of the judgement sum at a hearing on Monday (14 March) to assess the damages. Ngerng was accused of writing a blogpost in May 2014 allegedly comparing the Government’s usage of CPF monies to the City Harvest Church …

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NTU students lead campaign to target binge drinking in youth

“Don’t Choose Binge (Don’t CB)” is an anti binge drinking campaign led by four final year students from Nanyang Technological University’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (NTU WKWSCI). This youth-for-youth initiative, supported by the co-leader of the wine and spirits industry Pernod Ricard Singapore, reaches out to 18 to 25 year olds through educational roadshows and empowering …

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