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Survey: 95% of Singaporeans are supportive of the criminalisation of doxxing

A stark majority of Singaporeans aged 16 and older are supportive of the criminalisation of doxxing, according to findings from a survey measuring attitudes and behaviours towards the doxxing regulations and online vigilantism. The survey was conducted by Milieu Insight, an independent market research firm, between 11 May 2019 and 18 May 2019 with 1,000 Singaporean citizens and residents aged …

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Vietnam’s envoy to Cambodia on PM Lee’s online remark: We have not forsaken lessons of history

Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported yesterday (‘Singapore PM Stirs Flap in Cambodia by Bringing up Vietnam’s 1979 Invasion‘, 5 Jun) that the Cambodian officials are unhappy with a recent online remark by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, recalling Vietnam’s January 1979 invasion and decade-long occupation of Cambodia. Last Friday (31 May), while sending condolences to Thailand on the death of …

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Vietnam joins in to condemn PM Lee’s online remark

The VN Express reported today (5 Jun) that Ms Le Thi Thu Hang, spokeswoman for Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said Vietnam “regrets” that PM Lee’s recent online statement did not reflect history objectively, causing negative public opinions. Ms Hang said her ministry has discussed with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs over the matter. VN Express is the first Vietnamese …

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Diplomatic rift mounting between Cambodia and SG over PM Lee’s remark on FB

It has been reported that the Cambodia’s Defence Minister General Tea Banh and Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) legislator Hun Many have both openly rebutted PM Lee Hsien Loong for his remarks regarding the “invasion” of Cambodia by the Vietnamese military in its bid to oust the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979. Between 1975 and 1979, Cambodia was ruled under the …

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Film-maker Martyn See questions IMDA for not taking action against Mothership for releasing a political film when it’s forbidden by the law

Renowned local film-maker Martyn See took to his Facebook on Tuesday (4 June) to question the possibility for Mothership to release a political video on its site. Mr See was referring to a video published by the online site on its Facebook page where it had a free-and-easy interview with Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information and Transport Janil …

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