Tag Archives: hong lim park

MND minister declines to comment on CPF protest incident

The Minister for National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, has declined to comment or respond to questions about the Hong Lim Park incident on 27 September. “It is not appropriate to comment on the incident or to give a view on what could or could not have prevented such an incident,” Mr Khaw said in Parliament, responding to MPs Denise Phua …

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2 protesters issued warnings by police

The Singapore Police have confirmed that two persons involved in the Hong Lim Park protest on 27 September have been issued conditional warnings. The warnings were issued for the offence of public nuisance, under Section 268 of the Penal Code which says: “A person is guilty of a public nuisance, who does any act, or is guilty of an illegal …

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NParks considering measures to prevent repeat of HLP clash

The National Parks Board (NParks) is considering measures to prevent a repeat of the clashes of events at Hong Lim Park last Saturday. In a statement to the press, the NParks, which governs the use of public parks in Singapore, said, “To mitigate potential public order incidents, the Singapore Police Force and NParks may put in place appropriate measures or …

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Understanding special children

By Ravi Philemon Some years ago when I was teaching in a special needs school, I had a teacher assistant (TA) with Asperger’s Syndrome. She was very motivated in wanting to help the children with disabilities that she and I were teaching. However,  everything had to be the same routine every day. But we all know that in life, everything …

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Heckling, anarchist? Nah, just immaturity

First things first. I am appalled at the behaviour of Roy Ngerng, Han Hui Hui and their supporters who marched right into a charity event where special needs children, disabled children and the elderly were present. And also, for those who might be wondering, I also find it questionable to heckle a minister during a charity event where he is …

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