Tag Archives: MDA

WHY GOVT DON’T TAKE ACTION AGAINST PRC PROSTITUTE WEBSITES

The following websites are the PRC prostitutes solicting themselves in Singapore, some operate from HDB flats, some condos and some landed properties, some work full time using their tourist visa, some are students working part time, some are 陪读妈妈. you see how cheap they are, even陪读妈妈 sell their bodies.

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STAT BOARD MDA RETRENCHES 33 FULL-TIME STAFF AFTER TRS CLOSURE

Statutory Board Media Development Authority (MDA) has axed 33 full-time staff today, ST has learned. The unprecedented large scale retrenchment exercise in the public sector after the shut down of socio-political The Real Singapore (TRS) has caught Singaporeans and unions off-guard. These laid-off staff were all analysts responsible for monitoring TRS media contents under its media monitoring group.

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SG DEMOCRATS: …AND THEY SHUT DOWN TRS FOR BEING IRRESPONSIBLE

“Smile,” a journalist encouraged as he interviewed Cheng whose minders sat just out of camera range. “Place your hands on the armrest”, “Cross your legs”, “Relax your shoulders”, “Look happy.” Several takes were necessary to capture the right mood for the cameras. The following day, state media headlines screamed: "I CONFESS" But it is The Real Singapore website that is engaging in irresponsible reporting and shut down.

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BERTHA HENSON: MDA’S MOVE AGAINST TRS IS A LEGAL MESS

I was a little puzzled by the Media Development Authority’s order to The Real Singapore to shut down. Not that I would miss TRS. I am puzzled at the way the law and media regulations look like a badly sewn patchwork. The kindest thing I can say about the G’s move is that it is still wondering how to handle the wacky online world.

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FREEMYINTERNET GROUP: MDA MUST CEASE PUNITIVE ACTIONS AGAINST TRS

The FreeMyInternet group expresses our complete and utter disappointment at the Media Development Authority’s (MDA) action in censoring The Real Singapore (TRS), call for this arbitrary and unsubstantiated action to be revoked immediately, and for MDA to come clean on its processes and standards as a regulatory body. While not all of us might necessarily agree with TRS’s editorial direction or content, what TRS is alleged to have done is no reason for MDA to force a shutdown on the site.

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TRS BAN REFLECTS MDA’S LIGHT TOUCH FOR INTERNET CONTENT

“At the end of the day, nobody is truly anonymous on the Internet. If they break severe enough laws, wherever they are they can be hunted down and international arrest warrants issued,” said Mr Cheng, a member of the Media Literacy Council. Socio-political websites that operate within Singapore’s laws and social norms have nothing to fear, he added.

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MEDIA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY COMMANDS TRS WEBSITE TO SHUT DOWN BY TONIGHT

In an unprecedented move, socio-political website The Real Singapore (TRS), known for posting articles with a xenophobic slant, has been ordered to stop posting articles on their website and social media platforms with immediate effect, and to cease operations by 8pm today (May 3). They have up to seven days from today to provide information relating to TRS’ operations and to make representations as to why their licence should not be cancelled, failing which the MDA can ban the website.

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SOCIO-POLITICAL WEBSITE TOC SUBMITS REGISTRATION FORMS TO MDA

The Opinion Collaborative (TOC Ltd) on Monday (Nov 10) said it had submitted its registration forms to the Media Development Authority (MDA), in compliance with the Broadcasting (Class Licence) Notification of the Broadcasting Act. In September, the MDA said it had assessed the TOC website, The Online Citizen, and found that it engages in the propagation, promotion or discussion of political issues relating to Singapore. It added that TOC Ltd is "susceptible to foreign influence through the receipt of foreign funding", and would require to register "to uphold the principle that politics must remain a matter for Singapore and Singaporeans alone".

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<> IS NOTHING MORE THAN HYPE

I have watched To Singapore, With Love and, with all due respect to film-maker Tan Pin Pin, it’s really much ado about nothing (“To JB, for a movie”; last Sunday). The documentary on exiles and their narratives made no attempt to offer a holistic view, let alone a balanced and objective one.

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PM LEE “EXPLAINS” WHY TAN PIN PIN’S FILM “TO SINGAPORE WITH LOVE” SHOULD BE BANNED

“It was a violent struggle, it lasted for 40 years since 1949. On one side, you had the non-Communist democratic groups, on the other side you had the Communist Party of Malaya and their sympathisers – in the Communist united front. And their job was to say we are democrats and we also want openness and elections and free future for their country but actually it was an armed struggle for power. These are matters of historical record, they are not seriously disputed, although once in a while you will find somebody argue the contrary for the purpose of getting a PhD.”

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