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Daily Archives: 2016-06-02

ICJ: End harassment of bloggers in Singapore

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has just issued a statement on the investigation launched upon two individuals (Roy Ngerng and Teo Soh Lung) and a social political blog, The Independent Singapore (TISG) in relation to alleged violations of the Parliamentary Election Act. Full statement by ICJ below The ICJ is alarmed by the intimidation and harassment experienced by bloggers in …

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Petition: Cease all investigations against Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng

Statement signed by 140 individuals to call upon the authorities to ensure the immediate return of all confiscated property to Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng  who are currently being investigated for alleged violation of the Parliamentary Election Act, as it is wholly inappropriate for police investigations of such an intimidating and intrusive nature to take place. The statement also calls …

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OPEC meeting in the spotlight, Nikkei falls with the rising yen

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Equities – Asian markets consolidated on the first trading day in June, as uncertainties surrounding the FOMC and Brexit started to dampen market optimism. The Chinese and HK markets both closed marginally lower on Wednesday due to mixed PMI data. The official China PMI stands above 50.0 for a third consecutive month, beating market expectations,  …

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Police report made against alleged assault involving Amos Yee

A police report has been filed by a member of public against an alleged assault that involved the teenager, Amos Yee during the last weekend. The incident was documented on video and had been reported online. 29-year-old, Brendan Chong shared that he decided to make a police report on Wednesday as the authorities have not commented on the case till date. He hopes …

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Joint statement by ELD and SPF on investigation over alleged violation of Cooling-Off Day regulations

The Elections Department (ELD) and the Singapore Police Force (Police) have jointly issued a press statement in response to media queries about the investigations conducted upon Roy Ngerng, Teo Soh Lung and The Independent Singapore (TISG) for allegedly violating Cooling-Off Day regulations. The joint statement by ELD and Police in full The rules relating to Cooling-Off Day have been in place …

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