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Police Investigating SG Nasi Lemak, Which Does Not Sell Nasi Lemak, But Indulges In Porn

Police Investigating SG Nasi Lemak, Which Does Not Sell Nasi Lemak, But Indulges In Porn

Some of those videos and photos also allegedly include upskirt photos. The chat group is named "SG Nasi Lemak", although it has nothing to do with one of Singapore's favourite food. It allegedly had more than 44,000 members when it was active, before being taken down. However, it was understood that this group was not even the first iteration, and that once this was shut down, the group will definitely reform under a different name.

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Minister Lawrence Wong Promotes Lease Buyback Scheme, Singaporeans Unhappy

Minister Lawrence Wong Promotes Lease Buyback Scheme, Singaporeans Unhappy

The promoting of the Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) by National Development Board on social media has drawn intense backlash from Singaporeans from all walks of life. Minister Lawrence Wong also earlier said that all HDB flats would be returned to the government once their 99 year lease has run out, with no compensation paid to "home-owners".

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HDB CEO Appointed Electoral Boundaries Committee Member, No Conflict Of Interest?

HDB CEO Appointed Electoral Boundaries Committee Member, No Conflict Of Interest?

But what most does not know is that one of the committee members appointed is Housing and Development Board (HDB) CEO, Cheong Koon Hean. It can thus be safely assumed that Cheong has the ears of the government, much like the government is able to dictate to her what should be done in terms of housing. Can someone who works very closely with the government and echoes their population views be entirely independent of political bias?

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Another Highly Educated Singaporean Uni Student Accused Of Filming Women Showering

Another Highly Educated Singaporean Uni Student Accused Of Filming Women Showering

Yet another highly educated, top university student from Singapore has been accused of filming two separate women on two separate occasions while they were using the toilet. This time, the student is reportedly studying at a top university in the UK, and his name is not reported with the reason being to protect his victims from being identified

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Influencer Gets Invited By Sikhs To Sample Their Culture After She Posts Racist Comments Online

Influencer Gets Invited By Sikhs To Sample Their Culture After She Posts Racist Comments Online

The Sikh community themselves, although they felt her comments were uncalled for, instead of calling her out for racism, invited her over to sample their culture by participating in the gurdwara. This they said was so that Sheena Phua could learn more about their traditions by participating. Ms Phua took up the invitation last Saturday, where she had a four hour visit to the Central Sikh Gurdwara in Towner Road.

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POFMA will be the Nuclear Bomb to Free Speech and Press in Singapore

POFMA was passed in parliament in May earlier this year. Despite what the government says about protecting citizens from fake news, it is all their way of pushing down a draconian law that has the potential to stifle and kill authentic contrarian views and any point of view that the government doesn't agree with. Here are what other prominent academics, human rights advocates and even a former PAP MP have to say about POFMA.

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Senior Minister Of State's Wife Is Appointed Auditor-General, No Conflict Of Interest

Senior Minister Of State's Wife Is Appointed Auditor-General, No Conflict Of Interest

As Chan Chun Sing himself said, the Govt knows that Ms Goh is the wife of Heng Chee How, but that she had went through the rigourous process of integrity checks, and she has years of experience in the public service, serving the nation with integrity and sense of public service. So of course, she is above and beyond conflict of interest. When she audits her husband's Ministry, she will of course, in the name of duty, flag up any inconsistencies, and by doing so, show up her husband's lack of leadership. After all, the sense of duty for the nation is above than the sense of duty of a wife, right?

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