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The Chronology of YouTuber Amos Yee

28th March 2015 - YouTuber Amos Yee created a video heavily criticizing the late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and his son, the present Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. In the video, he made reference of Lee Kuan Yew and Jesus Christ, which led to many police reports made by Lee Kuan Yew supporters in the name of being religiously...

Singapore’s Renowned psychiatrist: Is jailing Amos Yee even effective?

Singapore's renowned psychiatrist and former scholar Dr Ang Yong Guan posted on his Facebook page questioned if the punishment of jail term and hefty fines is effective on the 16 year old YouTuber Amos Yee. He reasoned that Amos's response made the Singapore Government's threat of jail term and bankruptcy inconsequential, and very likely causing Amos and other like-minded offenders in the...

NEA: 95% of 16,000 complains about construction noise level is unsubstantiated

If you are going to make a complain about noise from construction sites, you might most probably have your complain dismissed. The National Environment Agency (NEA) today revealed that up to 95% of more than 16,000 complains about construction noise level made in 2014 is unsubstantiated. Complains about noises were dismissed by the NEA's own handheld noise meter. Residents who made...

US Pentagon: Singapore Government is buying US$130 million worth of F16 upgrades from us

The Singapore Government has requested to purchase $130 million worth of F16 upgrades from the United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). According to the DSCA's press release: The upgrades will address reliability, supportability, and combat effectiveness concerns associated with its aging F-16 fleet. This proposed sale contains additional requirements not previously identified in congressional notification 13-67. Items included in the...

The closing down of TRS, was it the youth factor?

My niece, 19 was reading it, my friend in his early 20s was reading. According to my niece, TRS was the most popular sites among the younger generation. Why the government fear this youthful energy? During 50s bus riots, it was the students. Thailand, it was the youth, Burma it was the youth, Egypt, it was the the younger generations....

My car accident with a Malaysia-registered motorbike

On 17th March, my vehicle was hit at the back by a Malaysian registered vehicle JQC6308 and the rear bumper of my vehicle was damaged. The driver Mr Mohd Alif Danial Wong Bin Abdulllah acknowleged that he is liability for the repair damages for my car, was said that he will bear the repair cost. But he has no...

Head BDM of Techlist: Venture capital has stagnated in Singapore

The head of business development for Asia's online technology media company, Techlist, revealed that the number of venture capital deals has stagnated in Singapore, during an annual Singapore conference yesterday. Jason Lin was one of the over 20 featured speakers who comprises of CEOs and E-commence experts from all over the world. He said that Singapore may still be the top country for technology startups...

HSA issues late ban on online Slimming Pills from Malaysia

The Health Science Authority (HSA) of Singapore has issued a late health warning advisory on an online slimming pill brand, beFIT Total Garcinia Cambogia, declaring the weight-loss supplement dangerous and members of the public to not purchase these pills. In a press release today, the HSA said they found traces of two potent and undeclared ingredients - sibutramine and phenolphthalein...

Malaysian cheat posed as HDB officers to con elderly in Singapore

A 24 year old Malaysian was charged in court yeseterday (6th May) for posing as HDB officers to cheat elderly into giving him cash for repair works. Lee Zhen Ning came into Singapore on a visitor visa and his modus operandi is to pretend to be a HDB officer and con people in different HDB precincts to give him deposits...

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