Tag Archives: Yawning Bread

BLOGGER ALEX AU FINED S$8,000 FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT

Blogger Alex Au Wai Pang or known by his Internet nom de plume as Yawning Bread has been fined $8,000 on Thursday (5th March) for contempt of court. The 62-year-old was found guilty over a post he made on 5th October 2013 which the High Court had ruled in January to have “scandalized” the judiciary and cast into doubt the integrity and fairness of the court system.

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BLOGGER ALEX AU FOUND GUILTY OF CONTEMPT OF COURT

On Thursday (22 January 2015) Blogger Alex Au Wai Pang was found guilty of scandalising contempt over a blogpost in which he discussed challenges of the constitutionality of Section 377A. However High Court judge Belinda Ang found that a second post by Au was not in contempt of court. Blogger Au will be sentenced at a later date.

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Manpower director makes incredible claims about how well migrant workers are treated by ministry

A divisional director from the Manpower ministry gave testimony last week at the Committee of Inquiry looking into the Little India riot. Based on a report in the Straits Times, his statements more than support a view that I have long held: there is a strong tendency in this government to confuse theory with practice. There is unwarranted faith in policy papers penned in cloisters. Either there is naive ignorance of the shameful reality out there, or a resistance to unearth empirical facts, or both.

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