Malaysian New York Times Censor Pictures of Pigs in Newspaper

Printers of the Malaysian edition, KHL Printing Co, had reportedly blacked out the faces of each animal in a frontpage story of Wednesday’s issue. “For the New York Times, if there’s pictures of nudity, smoking, weapons like guns, or pigs, we cover them up. It’s not allowed in a Muslim country,” said G. Omprakash, a representative from the printing company. While he was unsure if there was a government directive against such images, such censorship is apparently a standard practice passed down from “seniors” in the Shah Alam-based company.

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SMRT TRAINS WERE RELIABLE IN THE PAST

The pro-MRT camp was represented by Ong Teng Cheong, the former Minister for Communications and Labour. He argued that the MRT system would have a tremendous influence in shaping the economic growth and development of Singapore. Comparing with other cities such as Toronto, Montreal, Chicago and Marseille, Ong Teng Cheong pointed out that an efficient MRT system could also help in enhancing the image of Singapore, and increased the overall standard of living of the people.

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Anonymous Hacker Threatens to Attack Singapore Government Social Media Profiles

The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has advised the public not to be alarmed if they notice “any unusual activity on Government social media channels”, in response to a cyber threat issued by a person claiming to be from the hacktivist collective Anonymous. The person had published a “press release” on Pastebin last Thursday, demanding the release of the five men who were arrested for vandalising a wall in Singapore.

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White Prick Casey apologises but gets PR firm and lawyers to hound Singaporeans

If someone is really apologetic and sorry about what he has done, would he engage a PR firm to front his apology and get his lawyers to go after those who shared and posted the hate that he spread? Obviously, not. Anton Casey even claims that his FB was hacked and the video was taken out of context. Looks like this British FT never learn his lesson.

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PAP POLITICIANS ARE THE HIGHEST PAID IN THE WORLD

Do you know that Mr Ong Eng Guan, one of the pioneer members of the People's Action Party received a $7,000 monthly salary for his position as Mayor of the Singapore City Council from 1957- 1958? This salary made him the highest paid mayor in the world! After factoring the total annual inflation, $7,000 in 1958 is a whopping $56,591 in present terms. This amounts to an annual salary of $680,000! However, this still dwarfs in comparison to PM Lee Hsien Loong's current $2.2 million salary!

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River Valley High teacher jailed three months for sex with underage prostitute

A former River Valley High School teacher was jailed for three months on Wednesday after he admitted having paid for sex with an underage prostitute. Chua Ren Cheng confessed he was a "sinner" as he became the 32nd man to be imprisoned for having commercial sex with the 17-year-old.

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NTUC UNABLE TO PROTECT ITS UNION MEMBERS

Some 2,900 unionised workers in Singapore were laid off in 2013 -- a 76 per cent spike from 2012, when about 1,650 unionised workers were displaced. About 90 per cent of total retrenchments in the unionised sector came from manufacturing. The labour movement, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), attributed this to firms relocating operations out of Singapore, or the shutting down of production facilities.

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