Daily Archives: 2016-09-08

SDP: Elected Presidency is a distraction from real democratic reform
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement about the recommendation by the Constitutional Commission on the review of the Elected Presidency, condemning the ruling party, People’s Action Party for having no intention of allowing its powers to be scrutinised and checked Read More

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London Weight Management sued by 85-year-old woman to seek $450k compensation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 10:05 pmMadam Gan Siew Hong was brought by her husband and son to visit a branch of London Weight Management on 23 July 2013 after watching its TV commercial which offered a weight-loss trial session for only $18. Read More

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Court deliberates on penalty for human rights lawyer
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 10th, 2016 at 12:03 pmChief Justice Sundaresh Menon said yesterday (6 September) that the courts ought to punish lawyers who have not behaved themselves properly to protect the standing and dignity of the (legal) profession. The court was deliberating Read More

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Han Shan Money Express Pte Ltd foiled a scam attempt involving $1,900
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) issued a press release which stated that Han Shan Money Express Pte Ltd had foiled a scam attempt involving $1,900, which was the second scam foiled by the company within a week. Ms Zhan Lei, a staff from Han Shan Money Read More

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SEC needs to explain its silence over APRIL abuse
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Soh In the article “Inspectors blocked from Riau concession” published in the Straits Times on 8 September 2016, it has been reported that Indonesia police are investigating a pulp and paper concession in Riau after it had obstructed investigators from entering the Read More

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Netizens outraged at the proposed amendments of Elected Presidency
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon has released its report Elected Presidency review on Wednesday (7 September) after six months of deliberation based on feedback from four public hearings and more than 100 written submissions. The commission led by CJ Sundaresh Read More

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AWARE calls for suicide law reform on World Suicide Prevention Day
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In view of World Suicide Prevention Day, which falls on 10 September, AWARE has today released its report “Distress is not a crime: repeal Section 309”. The report calls for the reform of suicide laws and the improvement of support systems for those Read More

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Proposed amendments to ensure President from minority race and increase qualifying criteria for candidates
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon has released its report Elected Presidency review on Wednesday (7 September) after six months of deliberation based on feedback from four public hearings and more than 100 written submissions. The commission led by CJ Sundaresh Read More

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8 new cases of locally Zika transmitted virus infection
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) announced that as of 12 pm on 7 September, another eight cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection has been confirmed, making a total of 263 confirmed cases. Two of the cases were linked Read More

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