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MDA INSTRUCTS LES MISERABLE MUSICAL TO CENSOR GAY KISS SCENE

A theater goer has written in to MDA protesting a scene from the musical run of Les Miserables in Singapore. The netizen Alvin Ng said that during the musical, two male actors engaged in a kissing scene. MDA responded to his complain and have instructed the musical to censor the kissing scene with immediate effect for the rest of its run in Singapore.

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PARTY POLITICAL BROADCASTS TO BE MADE ON 3 & 10TH SEPTEMBER

The Media Development Authority says air time will be allocated on free-to-air radio and television for Party Political Broadcasts. The amount of air time each party will get is determined by the number of candidates fielded by the party. Parties that field at least 6 candidates will be eligible for air time. In this GE, the two broadcasts will air on 3rd September from 8PM onwards, and 10th September from 9PM onwards.

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MDA: SDP'S "PAPPY WASHING POWDER" IS A PARTY POLITICAL FILM

The Media Development Authority (MDA) has responded to Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) secretary-general Chee Soon Juan, and has denied acting against a recent SDP video for political reasons. Recently, the SDP had released 2 short video clips, including one which features a woman using Pappy washing powder detergent to wash away the words "transparency" and "democracy" from her laundry, to promote awareness of their party's campaign issues.

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SDP SLAMS MDA FOR CLASSIFYING VIDEO AS PARTY POLITICAL VIDEO

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) today slammed the Media Development Authority (MDA) for branding its recent short parody video as a party political film. This was in response to an MDA advisory issued to all political parties yesterday highlighting Section 33 of the Films Act that prohibits people from making or reproducing any party political film, or distributing or exhibiting it.

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TRS BAN SHOWS MDA HAS SCARY UNLIMITED POWERS

Till now, MDA has not provided Singaporeans with a proper explanation for banning The Real Singapore (TRS). Yaacob Ibrahim claims that they have all the evidence but he still hasn’t revealed this evidence to Singaporeans. Unfortunately for Singaporeans, MDA is not required by law to even do something as simple as that.

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YAACOB IBRAHIM: MDA WAS RIGHT TO SHUT DOWN TRS

Speaking on the sidelines at a Mendaki event today (10 May), the Communications and Information Minister, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, said that MDA “did the right thing” to shut down The Real Singapore (TRS) website. He said the government “is not against the internet”, but it is important to preserve racial and religious harmony.

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