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Singapore minister says terror arrest man Zulfikar got the dole in Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bangkok: Singapore has questioned how a Singaporean-born Australian resident came to be collecting welfare benefits while allegedly engaging in terrorism-related activities in Melbourne.
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2 drug syndicates busted in Woodlands, MacPherson

Channel NewsAsia - ‎21 hours ago‎
Altogether about 7.5kg of heroin worth more than S$525,000 was seized from the two separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau in late July.
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NUS orientation: We need to talk about consent

The Middle Ground - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
IT IS always easy to reduce an issue to two distinct sides, and to play the card of “us versus them”. In the case of the recent controversy over the sexualised games and cheers in NUS orientation camps, that is exactly what is happening.
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North Koreans will need visas to enter Singapore from Oct 1

AsiaOne - ‎20 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - North Korean nationals entering Singapore will require a visa from Oct 1, according to a statement from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on Saturday (July 30).
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Battle against extremism: Singapore takes a 'different approach' on race, religion

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Singapore's management of ethnic and religious differences has dampened the lure of extremism in the country, but global events show the allure of radicalism remains very potent, said Minister for Home Affairs and Law K. Shanmugam.

Be media-savvy, not sorry

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
The social media revolution has had a disproportionate impact on the way we read, shop, interact, think and make decisions. Social media and mobile apps have given us greater power to access and spread information and opinions quickly, and with a wide ...

Flowers and friendship at Tuesday's state dinner

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Executive pastry chef Susie Morrison with her desserts for the state dinner. Called " Executive pastry chef Susie Morrison with her desserts for the state dinner.

Life beyond data entry...

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Skills that will be increasingly important in the future include “horizontal skills” - communication skills and learning to learn.

Why no compulsory education yet

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
Compulsory primary education for special needs children will promote inclusiveness, improve teacher training and curriculum, and make it free - relieving a key financial strain for parents.

Don't even 'share' extremist views: Yaacob

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
The detention of a Singaporean who spread terrorist ideology online is a reminder to not just reject such messages, but also to be careful when encountering such material online.

Breaking the silence on sexual crimes

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
When Ow Siew Hoe was sentenced to 12 years' jail and 12 strokes of the cane for drugging and raping a woman on July 4, it was a case of justice being served.

Proposed bill on Contempt of Court will further entrench self-censorship in Singapore

The Online Citizen (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
On 30 July, Community Action Network was invited to speak at an event “Protecting our judiciary and free speech” at the Singapore Management University.

She gets into the minds of criminals

The New Paper - ‎1 hour ago‎
Her job involves finding the mental trigger that can set offenders back onto the right path. But don't tell her that her job is like being on the Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) television show.

Fresh set of police reports filed against leaders of City Harvest Church

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
According to a blog which is dedicated to City Harvest Church (CHC) trials, a fresh set of reports have allegedly been filed in the Commercial Affairs Department against leaders of the City Harvest Church.

Petition: Cease all investigations against Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng

The Online Citizen (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Statement signed by 140 individuals to call upon the authorities to ensure the immediate return of all confiscated property to Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng who are currently being investigated for alleged violation of the Parliamentary Election Act, as ...

Did ex Parliamentarian Calvin Cheng receive preferential treatment from the SPF?

The Online Citizen (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
A few weeks after police reports were made against Bryan, he was charged on 30 June. While threats of violence must not be condoned, the government appears to have made an exception to the rule when it involved an ex -Parliamentarian, Calvin Cheng.

Civil Society in SG-style

The Online Citizen (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
Does the government influence our values or do we dictate upon it our values since we, as voters, elect our government? Pragmatism, for example, is a quality attributed to both the government as well as Singaporeans.

AHTC awards contract for new accounting system

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
The town council run by the Workers' Party (WP) has awarded a contract for a new accounting system that it says will help address critical lapses which were flagged by an ongoing independent review.

Join the student campaign and help out!

The Online Citizen (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
The following is a call from Bernard Chen, one of the organizers of the student campaign for fairer transport fares for polytechnic students.