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TOC editor charged for criminal defamation by the Attorney General’s Chamber

TOC Editor Terry Xu has been charged for criminal defamation by the Attorney General’s Chamber for ‘publishing an imputation concerning members of the Cabinet of Singapore by words intended to be read, to wit, by approving the publication on the website [The Online Citizen] of a letter from Willy Sum…which stated that there was a ‘corruption at the highest echelons’. …

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Hongyi mirrors his mother’s fashion sense with flip flops at a formal event

Like mother, like son. Apparently the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree when it comes to fashion in the Lee family. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s son, Li Hongyi made an appearance at the State Courts wearing a pair of slippers recently, channelling his mother Ho Ching who was spotted not long ago wearing open-toed sandals to formal, official …

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Malaysia might reduce its export of eggs, says Malaysia Minister for Domestic Trade

Malaysia is considering limiting or stopping its export of eggs to ensure sufficient supply for its domestic market says Malaysian Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail. On Monday while speaking at a press conference after the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs’ monthly meeting, Mr Saifuddin said that the ministry is also looking into possible cartel …

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Singaporean model helps raise thousands to protect Bali islands from environmental damage due to over-tourism

On Saturday 8th December, Singaporean model, actress and triathlete Kelly Tandiono competed in Bali’s first SwimRun event, combining running and swimming in a true test of strength and endurance against the challenging open water and trail. The SwimRun was a fundraiser to help prevent hundreds of tonnes of plastic being dumped into our oceans every year. Also competing were Australian …

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Advocates petition to reform Singapore’s family justice system and stop the abuse of children and families

A group called the Family Justice Reform Singapore has started a petition calling for a change in Singapore’s Family Justice system. The group, which consists of parents who have been or are currently facing divorce and other proceedings in the Family Justice Courts, feel that there are those in the legal professions who are “engaging in unethical, dishonest and abusive …

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Ho Ching asks Malaysian politician to ‘chill’ in response to “pain by a thousand cuts” quote

Politicians from both sides of the Johor Straits have been making themselves heard on these recent disputes. And even non-politicians (kind of). Wife of Singapore's PM, Ho Ching shared an article detailing the strong comments made by Malaysian Politician Dr Rais Hussin towards Singapore on the current maritime dispute with the caption, ‘Chill, man’. Dr Rais is a supreme council …

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Ex-ambassador tells Singapore that new-Malaysia means business

A former ambassador tells Singapore to get used to the new status quo in Malaysia, adding that the Pakatan Harapan (PH)-led Malaysian government will not simply let its southern neighbours go unchecked any longer. The former ambassador speaking to Malaysia media outlet FreeMalaysiaToday described Singapore’s recent actions as ‘needlessly provocative behaviour’ that is intended on destabilising the PH administration. According …

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Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin urges Singaporeans to psychologically prepare themselves amidst disputes with Malaysia

Speaker of Parliament, Tan Chuan-Jin has waded in to the discussion around the recent tensions with Singapore’s northern neighbour Malaysia. Mr Tan posted a 2.5 minute long video complete with symphonious music outlining the three major disputes that Malaysia and Singapore have had since the new Malaysia administration took office, capturing the ‘essence of what is happening around us’. Mr …

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