Tag Archives: Ai Takagi

TRS FOUNDER YANG KAIHENG CONVICTED FOR 6 CHARGES OF SEDITION

Co-founder of The Real Singapore sociopolitical website Yang Kaiheng was convicted on 6 charges of sedition after he pleaded guilty to the charges. He was initially expected to claim trial to prove his innocence and lack of involvement in the website's operations. In the first tranche of the TRS sedition trial, Yang Kaiheng's wife Ai Takagi pleaded guilty to sedition charges laid against her and appeared to take full responsibility for the alleged crimes committed by TRS. For her admission of guilt, she was sentenced to 10 months jail and is currently serving her sentence.

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WITNESS: YANG KAIHENG’S INVOLVEMENT IN TRS WAS NOT FLEETING

According to a former online business partner, K. Sudesh Durai, 26, the co-founder of The Real Singapore (TRS), Yang Kaiheng, 27, was involved in the running of the now-defunct socio-political website for at least a year after its launch in January 2012. Durai was Yang's former Yishun Junior College schoolmate and a floorball teammate. In 2012, Durai partnered Yang and Ai Takagi and founded Acreet, a website that partnered with companies to give away vouchers and gifts.

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FREE TRS EDITOR AI TAKAGI, SHE IS A HEROINE WHO STOOD UP FOR S’POREANS

I am saddened by news of the jailing of Ms Ai Takagi which relied solely on draconian laws that were long done away with by the colonial masters! I am also much appalled that the Judiciary is unable to differentiate between racism and xenophobia. Ms Takagi is a heroine who deserves our support for she embodies the quote of The Late David Marshall that: "the duty of an Opposition is to act with vigor in guiding & criticizing with integrity the conduct of the Govt, TO MAKE HEARD THE VOICES OF THE MINORITY WITHOUT FEAR".

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JAP CHIOBU WITH LAW DEGREE TURNS RAMEN HAWKER IN S’PORE: THE TRS STORY

From studying law to selling noodles. Ms Ai Takagi, 22, the founder of now-defunct socio-political website The Real Singapore put aside her studies and chose not to pursue a career in law. Instead, she has decided that she wants to be in the hawker business selling authentic Japanese Ramen in local coffee shops and foodcourts. Ms Takagi and her husband, Mr Yang Kaiheng, started their Ramen business shortly after the MDA shut down The Real Singapore website for ‘causing ill-will’.

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FORMER TRS EDITORS OPENS TAKAGI RAMEN SHOP IN NUS CAMPUS

Former The Real Singapore editors have re-opened TRS. This time, Takagi Ramen Shop (TRS) – two Japanese Ramen shops in the canteens of National University of Singapore – one at Prince George Park Residence and the other at Bukit Timah Campus, according to a tip-off from a NUS student. The 23 year old Ai Takagi Japanese Australian took Singaporeans by surprise when it was revealed the pretty girl was behind The Real Singapore. Ai and her fiance Yang Kai Heng are currently still under police investigation.

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DISTRICT JUDGE EDDY THAM ALLOWS TRS EDITOR YANG TO LEAVE SG & VISIT AILING FATHER

When hearing resumed in the afternoon, District Judge Eddy Tham allowed the application for alleged TRS editor Mr Yang Kai Heng to leave Singapore, but subject to an increased bail of S$60,000. Mr Yang is to return to Singapore by 17 May, and also to provide medical report updates on his father’s condition every three days and he has to remain contactable at all times.

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TRS EDITOR APPLIES TO LEAVE SG AFTER FATHER FALLS GRAVELY ILL IN AUSTRALIA

One of the two editors being alternative media outlet The Real Singapore (TRS) is applying to leave Singapore to visit his gravely ill father in Australia. His lawyer Mr Choo Zheng Xi applied for Yang to leave Singapore and the application was heard by District Judge Eddy Tham. According to Choo, the doctor's prognosis on his client's father on Sunday afternoon was that he could die within 48 to 72 hours. The 55-year-old suffered a stroke on May Day and has been gravely ill ever since.

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TRS EDITOR AI TAKAGI VOWS TO KEEP FREE SPEECH WEBSITE “THE REAL SINGAPORE” ALIVE

Despite facing a possible jail term of up to 21 years and $35,000 in fines, Australian Ms Ai Takagi, the administrator of ‘The Real Singapore’ (TRS) has vowed to keep the website going in a city state that she said “stifles dissenting voices”. The 22-year-old final year law student at the University of Queensland and her boyfriend, 26-year-old Singaporean Robin Yang Kai Heng were each slapped with 7 charges of Sedition and and 1 count of failing to comply with a police order on Tuesday

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