Daily Archives: 2016-06-11

Should foreign companies be allowed to partner with National Day Parade?

By Jacky Winson Sim, Founder of BeProud SG Recently, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued a statement stating that foreign entities should not fund Pink Dot, citing the government’s general position has always been that foreign entities should not interfere in our domestic issues, especially political issues or controversial social issues with political overtones. This reminds us of our National Day Parade, an …

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Singapore’s heartless death penalty for drug traffickers

By Arjun Malik On the first of June, I watched the conclusion of a capital punishment heroin trafficking case in Singapore’s Supreme Court. I was left profoundly disturbed. As Judge Choo Han Teck announced the sentences in court, the family members of the defendants erupted in pain. Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, cousins, sons, daughters – their bodies shuddered in agony and …

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Questions from NGO about Cooling-Off Day invesigations remain unanswered by SPF

Last Friday, Community Action Network (CAN) sent an email to the Singapore Police Force (SPF) to enquire about the investigation launched upon two individuals, Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng. The SPF’s investigations were over police complaints filed by the Election Department (ELD) for alleged violation of the Parliamentary Election Act during the . The Non-Government Organisation stated that it has …

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