Daily Archives: 2016-12-06

The Right to Legal Representation in Death Penalty Cases: A Resolve Not to be Stifled
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By M Ravi Since May 2016 and the filing of the media statements by the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Ministry of Home Affairs, a community of lawyers have observed a steady increase in the number of discouraging comments by the judiciary towards lawyers Read More

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SBS Transit: Some services to resume their original routes along reinstated stretch of Bencoolen Street
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

SBS Transit has announced on Tuesday (6 December) that started from Sunday (11 December), Services 64, 65, 131, 139, 147 and 166 will resume their original routes along the reinstated stretch of Bencoolen Street between Middle Road and Bras Basah Road. Details are as Read More

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SMU opens its first full sports scholarship, named ‘Yip Pin Xiu Scholarship’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Management University (SMU) opened its first full sports scholarship named ‘Yip Pin Xiu Scholarship,’ at SMU’s 3rd Leadership Symposium on Tuesday (6 Dec), in honour of the Paralympics gold medallist Yip Pin Xiu. SMU said that the scholarship will start in Read More

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GIC to invest S$376.3 million in Indonesia company
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

GIC Singapore has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with PT Nusantara Sejahtera Raya (NSR), which operates the Cinema 21, Cinema XXI and The Premiere brands in Indonesia, to further anchor the leadership position of NSR and to set up Read More

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High Court awards S$8.65 million to cyclist struck by a bundle of overhead cables
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A cyclist struck by a bundle of overhead cables while riding on a pavement has been awarded S$8.65 million in damages by the High Court. Ms Siew Pick Chiang was cycling on a public pavement along Pasir Ris Drive 8 on 15 October Read More

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How inconvenient is Singapore’s public transportation system
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Niwde Weis I have never found the Singapore public transport system convenient. MRT and buses simply refuse to compete along the same route. This does not happen in any other country I have been to. Other than being totally held ransom by the Read More

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WP calls for more inclusive measures by Government for Persons with Disabilities
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In light with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, the Workers’ Party (WP) commemorates by making several recommendations to the Government in Parliament on improving mobility, public transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities. “It is a day Read More

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Letters voicing against M1 Fringe Festival, are not from the ‘silent majority’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Alfian Sa’at, local playwright responds to the letter from Ms Tam Wai Jia, a medical doctor, titled ‘Shows with nudity are disguising lewdness as art,’ published by Today Online on 1 December. By Alfian Sa’at First and foremost, I’m glad that the letter-writer Read More

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M1 Singapore Fringe Festival cancels two of its performance in light of IMDA’s assessement
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival has announced on Tuesday (6 December) that it will not be presenting the performances of Ming Poon’s Undressing Room and Thea Fitz-James’ Naked Ladies at the upcoming edition of the Festival, as the the Info-Communications Media Development Authority (IMDA)’s Read More

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Unfair report on human rights lawyer, M Ravi by Straits Times
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung Measured approach in lawyer M. Ravi’s case Lawyer M. Ravi’s case caused a “lot of mess” but the Law Society came out of it quite well because people realised we were prepared to be tough in a rational and Read More

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