WP Town Council claims trial over unlicensed fair allegations

“Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council is facing a summons from NEA in relation to this Lunar New Year Community and Floral Fair that we held recently at the Hougang Central Park.” “So today was the first mention and through our lawyers we told the court that we intend to claim trial to the charge, and we intend to mount a defence and seek justice from the court.” “I would also like to clarify that the lawyers we have hired are from the same firm that I am associated with.” “But, we will not be touching any town council’s funds to mount this defence. We will be raising funds from elsewhere.”

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MDA: MEDIACORP FREE-TO-AIR STILL THE MOST WATCHED MEDIA IN SINGAPORE

According to a consumer experience study conducted by the MDA in 2013, MediaCorp TV is the broadcasting media that Singaporeans watch the most. The survey looked at consumers' media consuming habits and looked at the use of TV, newspapers & magazines as well as online news. It found that among the 1,700 respondents, the average time spent watching MediaCorp's free-to-air channels was 16.5 hours every week.

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Questions AFTER answers in Parliament

This wasn’t mentioned in Parliament but in a written reply to an MP’s questions on why the Health Promotion Board’s FAQs said that homosexual relations were not much different from heterosexual ones. Health Minister Gan Kim Yong stood by HPB’s side to rieterated that the FAQs were meant to give advice to young people and their parents from a public health perspective.

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Lawrence Khong used to be my Pastor

Lawrence Khong was an engaging speaker. Even in the audience, I'm not the only person who has felt his eyes on you, like he was speaking to you, and just you alone. He has good eye contact with the congregation. When he is speaking the numbers go up. When he is away, or not the speaker for that Sunday, the numbers drop noticeably.

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Le't's Give it Up the Bum

why don't you hear any of our religious figures speak about real issues connected to poverty and inequality? Pastor Lawrence Kong and the Family Thio have been so busy talking to God about the sex lives of homosexuals that they forgot about the poor and the needy. I mean I don't speak for God but surely humanity depends more on relieving the suffering of the poor and needy than it is about stopping people who are inclined a certain way to behave in the way that nature has intended them to behave.

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WORKERS' PARTY: WE OPPOSE TEMPORARY PUBLIC ORDER LAW IN LITTLE INDIA

The Bill, to maintain security in Little India after Singapore's first riot in decades, seeks to give law enforcement officers the power to interview and search people in the area for alcohol and prohibited items. It also limits the sale and consumption of alcohol in the area, and is valid for a year. Ms Lim questioned the need for it

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PARLIAMENT PASSES BILL TO MAKE SIT SG'S 5TH AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY

Singapore will now have 5 autonomous universities after the Singapore Institute of Technology was approved to become an autonomous university. The change will give young Singaporeans more choices and more chances to study in a local university. SIT will create up to 200 new places in Engineering and Accounting programs.

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GILBERT GOH: TEN WAYS HOW SINGAPOREANS VOTE IN A FIRST WORLD AUTOCRATIC COUNTRY

As more young people turns of age and they can vote, their voting pattern is somewhat different from the pioneer generation who focuses more on bread and butter issue. This younger lot likes to ponder on freedom of speech and human rights and knowing that our government is a autocratic one we all know how this group will vote.

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IT’S THE ECONOMY LAH!

The root problem is the notion that economy growth must be maintained at all costs. Notice that I said, at all costs. How, you may ask? In order to “keep the economy afloat”, the low labour cost strategy has been adopted for as long as possible. While the Swiss cost of living persisted, labour costs have been kept artificially low. This has resulted in the that while we have to contend with high costs of living, we are being pushed into accepting lower wages “in order to remain competitive”.

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HISTORY OF FAST FOOD IN SINGAPORE

In 1983, fried seafood specialist Long John Silver’s was the next to arrive, eager to share the local market pie which proved to be successful ventures by A&W, McDonald’s and KFC. In the same year, French-styled bakery Délifrance made its debut here, but started with only wholesale catering for hotels, supermarkets and clubs. It was not until 1985 when it launched its first Café bakery at Clifford Centre, Raffles Place, followed by its first Le Bristo at Robinson Towers in 1989.

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