Daily Archives: 2016-11-26

    Local and International groups express solidarity for the families of executed prisoners in Singapore
    By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

    We, the undersigned organisations, condemn the shameful execution of a Nigerian national,Chijioke Stephen Obioha, and a Malaysian national, Devendran a/l Supramaniam in Singapore on 18 November 2016, which runs counter to global trends towards abolition of capital punishment. Around the same time, at Read More

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    Cuba’s leader of revolution, Fidel Castro, dies at 90
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Last updated on March 22nd, 2017 at 04:24 pmFidel Castro, revolutionary leader of Cuba has died at the age of 90. He had been in poor health since an intestinal ailment nearly killed him in 2006. The news was announced by his successor Read More

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    Detention of Bersih leader Maria Chin Abdullah is simply bad fiction
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Press Statement from SIARAM Adviser Kia Soong Kua on the detention of Bersih leader Maria Chin Abdullah In 1987, the Mahathir government tried to justify the mass arrests and detentions without trial under Operation Lalang with a “White paper” on the supposed clandestine connections Read More

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    Just another house visit by a MP
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Pritam Singh, a Parliament Member of The Workers Party (Aljunied GRC), was doing his usual house visit one evening a few days ago when he came to the house of Mr. Goh (his full name was not revealed). He knocked and the door Read More

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    Mother of ex-national table tennis player, charged for allegedly offering bribe to STTA technical director
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Su Fengxian, a mother of a former national table tennis player Li Hu was charged with corruption on Friday (25 November) so as to influence an STTA investigation into her son. The 54-year-old lady was accused to have offered 2,000 euros (S$3,024) to Singapore Read More

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