Daily Archives: 2018-03-15

Janil Puthucheary: Deal with fake news with same comprehensive approach as it does illicit drugs

In a Today report dated 14 March (Wednesday), Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary is quoted to have said that he favoured an integrated approach similar to the one Singapore uses against drugs the Republic’s intention to treat fake news. According to the Cabinet minister, the treatment on fake news should be with the same comprehensive approach …

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Amnesty International: Singapore sets second execution in one week

The execution of Hishamrudin Bin Mohd has been scheduled for 16 March, a week after Singapore’s first known execution of 2018 took place. The Singaporean man was convicted of, and sentenced to the mandatory death penalty for, drug-related offences in 2016. He maintains his innocence of the crime. Hishamrudin Bin Mohd, a 56 year-old Singaporean man, was sentenced to the …

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NTUC confirms that survey on taxes was conducted prior to Budget 2018

Singapore’s labour union, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) has confirmed with local newspaper, Straits Times that it had conducted a poll with its union leaders on issues such as training and taxes, ahead of the annual Budget. According to ST,  Ong Teng Cheong Labour Leadership Institute has expressed that the feedback gathered from the poll along with other inputs gathered through …

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