Tag Archives: Court

SINGAPORE PEDOPHILE JAILED 4 YEARS 8 MONTHS AND FINED

Singaporean paedophile, Chan Chun Hong had admitted to 7 counts of distributing child pornography online, 3 counts of promoting commercial sex with a minor outside Singapore, 1 count of facilitating commercial sex with a minor outside Singapore, and 1 count for the possession of obscene films. Chan was jailed 4 years 8 months, and fined $8000 after pleading guilty to the 12 child pornography and child sex-related charges.

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FOREIGN MEDIA: WE DEMAND THE GOVERNMENT RELEASE AMOS YEE

CPJ’s Asia Program Coordinator Bob Dietz, said: “The arrest of a young blogger for comments in a video highlights the restrictive environment in which Singaporean journalist are forced to work. We call on authorities to release Amos Yee immediately and to undertake reform of Singapore’s outdated laws restricting the media.”

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THAI GIRL WHO FELL ONTO MRT TRACK INSISTS S’PORE IS TO BLAME FOR THE MISHAP

A 17-year-old Thai girl, who lost both her legs after falling in front of an MRT train in Singapore in 2011, wants Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to convince the city-state's government to pay for new prosthetic legs. The move came after Singapore's Supreme Court on Monday threw out the compensation claim of Nitcharee Peneakchanasak's family against the MRT. Kitthanet Peneakchanasak, Nitcharee's father, said after losing cases in three courts in Singapore he felt saddened by the latest verdict and the fact that the Singapore government did not allow press coverage of it. He said he wanted the world to know that Singapore, one of the planet's richest nations, had taken no responsibility for the incident.

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