Tag Archives: Critical

Ravi Philemon: 3 Instances Of POFMA Invoked, All Against Articles Critical Of Govt

I am concerned that there have been 3 instances of Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act (POFMA) being invoked - all against articles critical of the government. My view is that POFMA was indeed passed ahead of a General Election which is looming. The Government has a track-record of enacting laws targeting online criticisms and ahead of elections for the last 10 years.

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WAN BAO: AILING LEE KUAN YEW SCOLDED UNPROFESSIONAL REPORTERS FROM HIS HOSPITAL BED

The report said that after the hoax of Lee's death was spread online and reported on internatonal news outlets CNN and CCTV news, Lee Kuan Yew was conscious enough to say a few words despite his condition. The ailing Lee Kuan Yew mustered whatever energy he could and firmly reminded reporters of the need to do their due diligence before reporting any news. Even when he is critically ill, Lee Kuan Yew is lucid enough to lecture reporters on the need for professionalism? Is he a legend or what?

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PMO: LEE KUAN YEW’S CONDITION HAS WORSEN & IS CRITICALLY ILL

The Republic's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's condition has "deteriorated further" and he remains "critically ill" in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), according to an update on Wednesday (Mar 18) from the Prime Minister's Office. Mr Lee has been in hospital since Feb 5, when he was admitted for severe pneumonia.

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