Daily Archives: 2019-04-23

Too many people who have had their futures ruined because the police chose to ruin their futures, because the PAP govt chose to ruin them

by Roy Ngerng Yi Ling In defending the man who filmed a female student while she was showering, the Singapore police said: “A prosecution, with a possible jail sentence, will likely ruin his entire future.” When the Prime Minister sued me, did the government think about how it would “ruin my entire future”? When the hospital I worked at fired …

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Tharman: Heng Swee Keat and the 4G team must carve their own way as leaders

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam recently posted on Facebook regarding “a major step in leadership succession” taken today (23 April) for Singapore’s future. In an earlier announcement by the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr Heng Swee Keat will be promoted to Deputy Prime Minister with effect from 1 May 2019. It said …

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AWARE feels no need for proposed POFMA and question “the Act’s positioning of the government and its functionaries as sole authorities on truth”

23 April 2019 — Gender-equality group AWARE today released a statement on the proposed Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA), announced earlier this month. This statement follows the group’s February 2018 submission to the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. Echoing the opposition and caution sounded by other groups before it, AWARE detailed how the Act could stymie …

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Heng Swee Keat to be promoted to Deputy Prime Minister

Mr Heng Swee Keat will be promoted to Deputy Prime Minister as the Prime Minister make the changes to his Cabinet with effect from 1 May 2019. In a press released by the Prime Minister Office on Tuesday (22 April), it said that Mr Heng will remain as Minister for Finance, and continue chairing the Future Economy Council and National Research …

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Lawyers puzzled why AG didn’t want to prosecute NUS peeping tom

In a media report yesterday (22 Apr), several lawyers interviewed were puzzled why the recent peeping tom caught at National University of Singapore was not prosecuted by the Attorney-General. For the background, Ms Monica Baey, who is an undergraduate student from the National University of Singapore (NUS) took to her Instagram account on 18 April to call out the school …

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Voyeur given conditional warning due to “high likelihood of rehabilitation”; offender’s background “irrelevant” in prosecution: SPF

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has clarified that Nicholas Lim, the National University of Singapore (NUS) undergraduate who had filmed a female student while she was showering in her dorm bathroom in Nov last year, was given a 12-month conditional warning due to his purportedly “high likelihood of rehabilitation” and remorse over the crime he had committed. In a series …

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Traveller advisory: What do you do if an airline shuts down?

by ValueChampion Airline shutdowns are more commonplace than travellers may imagine. In the span of a few months, two airlines shut down, leaving passengers stranded. What should you do if this happens to you? On the back of Iceland’s budget airline WOW Air’s shutdown, India’s Jet Airways has declared bankruptcywith plans to shut down fully in the coming weeks. Its last flight …

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