Supporters of law prof Thio Li-Ann complain to Government about protests against her

Two supporters of law professor Thio Li-Ann have written a letter to two ministries complaining about how she was treated during a recent seminar on human rights. The letter writers also criticised the European Union delegation to Singapore - which organised the seminar - for having "effectively interfered with the domestic affairs of Singapore" by allowing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists to protest during Dr Thio's speech at the event.

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New marker commemorates Singapore’s struggle against communists

A marker commemorating the struggles of Singaporeans against violence and subversion by the Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) was officially unveiled by former President S R Nathan this morning (Dec 8). The marker — which honours Singaporeans who battled bravely against the violence and intimidation by the CPM between 1948 and 1989 and pays homage to those killed or injured in Singapore and Malaysia as a result of their efforts to bring about a democratic and non-communist Singapore.

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NTUC FairPrice launches supermarket that only admits members

A first membership-only retail warehouse in Singapore that encourages bulk purchases for groceries and household consumables was launched by NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) this morning (Dec 8). Located a stone’s throw away from Joo Koon MRT Station, Warehouse Club (WHC) is situated at the second and third level of FairPrice Hub at 1, Joo Koon Circle.

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Malaysian football fans apologise over violence caused by hooligans

Many supporters took to social networking sites Monday to apologise for the actions of the group of hooligans, that had targeted a section of Vietnamese supporters. A number of fans even posted photos of those allegedly responsible for the violence. They also urged authorities to take action against the perpetrators of the violence, saying that the incident has sullied the image of Malaysian football fans.

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Malaysian Minister apologises to Vietnamese fans after they were attacked

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has apologised to Vietnamese football fans over the actions of a group of Malaysian thugs who attacked them following the AFF Suzuki Cup first-leg semi-final in Shah Alam on Sunday. Khairy said that while he was waiting for the official report from the police and the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM), he accepted and saw with his own eyes the attack on the Vietnamese fans.

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Uber cab driver in India arrested after suspected rape

Indian police on Sunday arrested an Uber cab driver suspected of raping a female passenger and said they would take legal action against the U.S. online taxi service for failing to run background checks on him. The suspect was held in his home town in Uttar Pradesh where his car was earlier found abandoned. He will be brought before a New Delhi court on Monday, said Madhur Verma, deputy commissioner with the Delhi police.

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Boyfriend ditch girl with no table manners

Photographing your food, particularly during a special meal, has become almost a habit for many in this tech-savvy age. However, one woman in China was so keen to share the details of a meal she was having with her boyfriend and his parents that she apparently forgot her manners.

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"I AM STILL SCARED OF LITTLE INDIA"

The permanent resident from Malaysia breaks into a smile when Insight notes that the scar on her left brow is barely noticeable. "I used this ointment recommended to me by Mr Sitoh Yih Pin. It's really effective," she says, referring to the MP for Potong Pasir.

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Singapore By2 Yumi going out with Stanley Ho's son

Macau casino mogul Stanley Ho's fourth wife's son Lawrence Ho Jun is going to be 20 years old next month. Recently he was photographed shopping with a girl wearing low-cut miniskirt. The love birds were shopping with fingers intertwined. He went down on his knees to take pictures, but also act as human flesh clothes hanger to help her carry clothes. She is the twin sister group By2 Yumi.

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