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Daily Archives: 2017-03-28

Outrageous to say that Amos Yee was persecuted, or not?

In a letter published in the Straits Times forum, the Association of Criminal Lawyers of Singapore (ACLS) expressed their outrage at the assertion by the American courts that Singaporean blogger Amos Yee was persecuted by the Singapore Government, and the consequent impugning of the Singapore criminal justice system. The letter continues as below: “Singaporeans jealously guard the multiracial, multicultural and multi-religious …

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87 people arrested in Geylang during six-day multi-agency joint operation

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested 53 men and 34 women, aged between 17 and 65, in Geylang for various offences during a six-day multi-agency joint operation that ended on 26 March 2017. The operation was led by Bedok Division and supported by officers from the Singapore Customs (SC), Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA), and Health Sciences Authority (HSA). The operation …

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10 arrested for loansharking activities in 12 hour operation

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced that it arrested eight men and two women, aged between 24 and 58, for their suspected involvement in loansharking activities in a 12-hour operation conducted on 25 March 2017. Following extensive ground enquiries conducted, the Police said that officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Police Intelligence Department (PID) conducted simultaneous raids …

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IMDA reminds cease of 2G network on 1 April

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) reminds 2G mobile users to switch to a 3G or 4G handset by 1 April 2017. IMDA stressed that from 1 April 2017, the mobile network operators (MNOs) – M1, Singtel and StarHub – will shut down their 2G network in stages across Singapore, adding that the shutdown will be completed by 18 April. …

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