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Netizens disagree with PM Lee’s opinion that proposed anti-fake news bill ‘works for Singapore’

On Tuesday (April 9), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the newly proposed bill to counter online falsehoods “works for Singapore” despite receiving criticism from various parties. “I’m not surprised that Reporters Without Borders criticised it; they criticise many things about Singapore’s media management. But what we have done has worked for Singapore and it’s our objective to continue …

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Public question if Singapore is a Christian country after Minister K Shanmugam said Watain concert cancelled following Christian community’s reaction

Last month, Watain’s concert in Singapore was cancelled at the eleventh hour following negative feedback given by many Christian after its initial approval, said Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam. In addition, a survey done by government feedback unit Reach also found out that two in three supported the cancellation, he mentioned. Among Christians, 86 per cent were supportive of the …

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Public skeptical about REACH survey that says two-third of its respondents support decision to dissallow WATAIN performance

According to the government’s feedback unit REACH, 60% Singaporeans surveyed were aware of the government’s ban on Swedish metal band WATAIN last month and of those, two in three or 66.66% agreed with the decision. According to a poll conducted by REACH via computer-assisted random telephone interviews, of the 680 people surveyed – including those of different ages and religions …

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Li Shengwu wonders the amount of public funds spent on the cases against him and his mother, after Court of Appeal says ok for papers to be served to him in United States

In a 66-page judgement released on Monday (1 April), the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by Mr Li Shengwu to contest the court order which enabled the Attorney General Chambers (AGC) to serve papers on him in the United States for the alleged offence of contempt of court. The judges ruled that the service out of the jurisdiction was …

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Netizens call for stronger enforcement against e-scooter riders

Following a series of traffic accidents involving e-scooter, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has posted a reminder on its Facebook page to individuals who own e-scooter to register their devices. If they do it by 31 March 2019, they will be able to enjoy a waiver of S$20 registration fee. In March 2018, the Government accepted the Active Mobility Advisory …

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