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One-sided stories of the poor on social media?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

The Government should give details of how much aid was given to dispel distrust in our welfare system. I refer to the articles “Interview with Tan Chuan-Jin: Early action to break cycle of poverty in Singapore” and  “Online pleas for aid: Govt may Read More

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Questionable leak of Li Sheng Wu’s private Facebook post and AGC’s troubling comments to the media
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on July 18th, 2017 at 07:19 pmMedia outlets in Singapore have reported that the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) is looking into comments made by Mr Li Shengwu on Singapore’s court system. AGC’s statement was made to the media outlets in response to their Read More

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Minister of Law and Home Affairs avoids answering a simple question about oppositions being fixed in Singapore
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam just recently went “On the Record” with Channel News Asia’s Bharati Jagdish about about how politics has evolved in the almost three decades he has spent as a politician. In one part of the interview, Mr Shanmugam Read More

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Calvin Cheng: People pushing “mythological version” of Singapore through interviews and writing to foreign media, are committing treason
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

In a post yesterday, former Nominated Member of Parliament and Young PAP member, Calvin Cheng wrote that those who are giving interviews and writing to foreign media on the “Oxley 38 saga” might be committing an act of treason. “Oxley 38 saga”, or Read More

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Blogpost on Lee Kuan Yew exhibition in 2015 causes confusion on loan of documents to NHB
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

In a clarification made to Channel News Asia’s queries in regards to a Facebook post by Mr Lee Hsien Yang (LHY) on Thursday evening , National Heritage Board clarified that items 2 to 5  which were shown in LHY’s list were received on Read More

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TODAY’s interesting post to announce police investigation into MRT protest
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Last Saturday, a group of activist held a protest on trains along the North South Line to stand in solidarity with the 22 individuals who were detained by the Singapore government 30 years ago under the Internal Security Act and urge the government Read More

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Dr Paul Tambyah criticises misrepresenting article by TISG on his May Day remarks
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Dr Paul Ananth Tambyah, a medical professional and activist, has issued a statement to criticise a local news website for misrepresenting his remarks made at a May Day commemoration event organized by Transitioning.Org on 1 May 2017. He commented that an anonymous writer from Read More

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Mediacorp fined $5,500 by IMDA for offensive remarks made on drama series
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has announced that it imposed a financial penalty of $5,500 on Mediacorp Pte Ltd (Mediacorp) for breaching the Video-On-Demand Programme Code. An episode of Toggle’s Chinese-language web drama series “I Want To Be A Star”, which was Read More

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Internet mob wrongly lynched couple and UOB based on unfounded allegations by social media sites
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on April 26th, 2017 at 06:03 amA viral video posted by Facebook user, Manny Quest on Saturday (22 April) showed a scene at a hawker centre where a rude male adult deliberately bumped a male elderly from the back before he Read More

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ST slammed by readers for reproducing victim-shaming article on the man-handled United Airlines passenger
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

A footage of a bloodied male passenger who was being dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday (9 April) went viral on social media and various international news agencies. The male passenger was forcefully taken off United Express Flight 3411 at O’Hare International Read More

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