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Activists To Organize Event To Discuss POFMA, Is It More Harm Than Good?

A group of activists will be holding an event discussing the POFMA Bill and its impact on free speech in Singapore. Many people have been up in arms ever since the Bill was passed. Will it do more harm than good? Is it a means to curb fake news or is it only a tool to suppress free speech? What do you think?

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NMPs Propose Amendments To Fake News Bill, Want To Have Independent Council To Oversee Decision Makers

3 NMPs have filed a Notice of Amendment to the POFMA in which they outlined various improvements they want to see in the Bill. They proposed that the relevant Minister must explain why something is considered a falsehood and why certain actions have to be taken. They also suggested for an independent council to oversee the decision-making process so that online falsehoods can be countered better and fairer. The next Parliament sitting is on 6 May. Will the people in power bother to listen? Singaporeans will wait and see.

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Singaporeans Hold Hong Lim Park Speeches & Gather Signatures Against Fake News Bill, But Will They Make A Difference?

Singaporeans have expressed concerns over the proposed fake news law. Some will be taking part in an event at Hong Lim Park today while others have signed a document calling for the withdrawal of the bill. Everytime there are new changes, Singaporeans voice displeasure through petitions, speeches and discussions. Have conversations worked? Will they work? If the elites do not start listening to what people have to say, it is time Singaporeans wake up themselves and make a choice that will let us all be heard.

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RIDICULOUS FOR THIS SUPERMARKET TO HIDE DISCOUNTED PRICE FROM CUSTOMERS!

Our reader complained about this Ang Mo Supermarket's payment system which does not allow customers to see discounted prices when the cashier is scanning their items. The supermarket did not respond or improve despite numerous complaints.

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NEEDY FAMILY IN SENGKANG HAS ELECTRICITY CUT OFF, SO MUCH FOR HELPING THE POOR?

A needy family living in a 3-room flat in Sengkang has electricity cut off after her Pay U reached zero value. The woman suffers from breast cancer, lost her job and her mother recently passed on. Do you think our welfare system is enough to help someone like her who's struggling to stay afloat?

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MORE UNPROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS GIVING LIFT PROBLEMS & POOR WORKMANSHIP, MPs MUST ACT AGAINST THEM!

Our reader praised MP Sun Xueling for speaking up about lift breakdowns in Punggol but added that the Home Improvement Programme poses another problem with its poor workmanship. He thinks more MPs should act on constructive feedback and take unprofessional contractors to task.

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FAMILY UNABLE TO PAY CONSERVANCY CHARGES, HAS TO PAY EVEN MORE PENALTY FEES INSTEAD

A family struggling with unemployment has been unable to pay their Service and Conservancy charges. Instead of helping them, the Town Council billed them massive penalty and legal fees amounting to $970 - this amount is even higher than the actual conservancy charge they had to pay!

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9 YR OLD INDON GIRL NEEDS HELP FOR CANCER TREATMENT, NOT ENTITLED TO SUBSIDY HERE

A 9 year old girl from Indonesia needs help for cancer treatment in Singapore as she is not entitled to subsidies. She needs to operate ASAP as the cancerous cells have spread to her lungs and she may not be able to make it. The bill is expected to go up to $250,000. #GetWellSoon :(

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