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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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S'PORE ECONOMIST TOTALLY AGREES WITH CHIEF OF GOVT COMMS JANADAS DEVAN

“But he added: “I am as baffled as most Singaporeans why Hsien Yang and you wish to consume all of us in your personal family matters. Please: Think of Singapore, and forget the rest.”” Comment: Agree absolutely with the Chief of Government Communications that everyone (including Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Wei Ling) should “think of Singapore (first), and forget the rest”.

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AMKTC CPIB PROBE: SAME CONFLICT OF INTEREST LIKE IN ALJUNIED GRC?

These were among several improper payments that the town council made to managing agent FM Solutions and Services (FMSS) and service provider FM Solutions and Integrated Services (FMSI), said KPMG. Such improper payments were made in a situation where there were “control failures” and conflicts of interest, as the shareholders of the two companies were holding key management positions in the town council. These include a failure to address serious conflicts of interest and a lack of meaningful oversight by town councillors, it added.

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WHY IS CDC COMPETING WITH OTHER CHARITIES FOR LIMITED DONATIONS?

I refer to the article “1,500 pre-schoolers receive S$130 grant for schooling needs” (Channel NewsAsia, Dec 21). It states that “As part of its WeCare @ North West — Ready for School programme, the North West Community Development Council raised around S$200,000 from 80 corporate partners and individuals.”

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USE OF CPF MONEY FOR TEMASEK INVESTMENTS IN BREACH OF UN HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTION?

I refer to the article ”Singapore’s approach to human rights ‘pragmatic’, says Govt in report to the United Nations” (Straits Times, Dec 11). It states that ”Singapore’s way of promoting human rights is to build a fair and inclusive society, by enhancing social protection and preserving social harmony.”

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REVIEW TAX SYSTEM TO GENERATE FUNDS FOR GROWTH & SOCIAL WELFARE

I refer to the article “PwC calls for tax system review to generate funds for growth, social programmes” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 19). It states that “This will also help to cater to the growing need for increased government revenue to fund more social and welfare programmes.”” Budget surplus

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