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Posted on 06 March 2015. Tags: Freedom, navigation, S’pore, Vital

March 06, 2015 2:30 AM FREEDOM of navigation on the high seas is an economically existential issue for Singapore, as trade flow is vital to the country’s existence as a sovereign state, Foreign Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam told Parliament yesterday. Full News here – RSS Print – Singapore

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Posted on 03 January 2014. Tags: Events, Festival, film, Freedom

Sat 04 Jan Grab the rare opportunity of enjoying free film screenings exploring themes of justice, human rights and freedom. Award winning documentaries … Full News here – Time Out Singapore RSS Feed

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Posted on 06 September 2013. Tags: Freedom, price, Singapore, Video

An old video put together by the BBC about a Singaporean exile named Francis Khoo Kah Siang, a patriot who recently passed away never managing to return home…

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Posted on 31 August 2013. Tags: alternative, fighting, Freedom, Kirstan, Media, Opinion, Singapore’s

The Diplomat, 29 Aug 2013 Despite vigorous government attempts to control it, independent media continues to emerge in Singapore. Laws and regulations such as the Newspaper and Printing Presses Act and the Broadcasting Act have ensured the PAP government has a dominant voice in Singapore’s mainstream media. The internet, though, is an entirely different ballgame. […]

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Posted on 08 August 2013. Tags: conducts, crew, Freedom, Singapore, swap, Video

USS Freedom Conducts Crew Swap in Singapore. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Posted on 07 June 2013. Tags: Freedom, internet, Kirsten, Opinion, Singapore, threat, under

Aljazeera.com, 3 Jun 2013 While the government continues to insist that the new licensing scheme is being put in place to create more “consistency” in the regulation of print, broadcast and online media, the potential for these licences to be used as political tools is obvious. The mainstream media can usually be counted on to […]

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Posted on 30 May 2013. Tags: controversial, defends, denies, Freedom, internet, licencing, rules, stifle, stoutly

France 24, 30 May 2013 Singapore’s media regulator on Thursday sought to allay fears that a controversial new rule requiring news websites to obtain licences was aimed at stifling Internet freedom. “The new licencing framework is not intended to clamp down on Internet freedom,” the Media Development Authority (MDA) said in reply to queries from […]

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Posted on 09 May 2013. Tags: Freedom, Press, Update

The latest 2013 World Press Freedom Index prepared by Reporters Without Borders dispensed with weightage of dramatic political developments, focusing instead on the attitudes and intentions of governments towards media freedom in the medium or long term. Finland, the Netherlands and Norway are sitting pretty on top of the pile because they had distinguished themselves […]

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Posted on 05 May 2013. Tags: falls, Freedom, Place, Press, ranking, recordlow, Singapore

Yahoo! News Singapore, 4 May 2013 In this year’s Freedom of The Press report published Wednesday by Freedom House, Singapore’s press was rated “Not Free” and was ranked 153rd in the world, tied with Afghanistan, Iraq and Qatar. Norway and Sweden tied for tops, while North Korea and Turkmenistan tied for the bottom two. Both […]

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Posted on 25 February 2013. Tags: Academic, assoc, Cherian, denied, Freedom, George, outry, outspoken, Over, professor, questions, Singapore, sparking, tenure, universities

Yahoo! News Singapore, 25 Feb 2013 An outspoken associate professor for journalism in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has been denied tenure, sparking an outcry and raising questions over academic freedom in Singapore. Cardiff University professor Karin Wahl-Jorgensen tweeted Saturday morning that Cherian George, associate professor at NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Full […]

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Posted on 29 January 2013. Tags: Freedom, information, perspective

Punggol East voters and supporters of the victorious party are not the only ones walking around with a grin on their faces. Responding to questions on the by-election outcome of Saturday January 26, Ng Eng Hen haughtily dismissed the notion that the result is a report card of the ruling party’s performance. Ng said, “this […]

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Posted on 09 September 2012. Tags: Council, Curb, Freedom, internet, Literacy, Media, Singapore

Elites TV, 9 Sep 2012Established last August 1, the council is already organizing a Communications Literacy Seminar. It also announced Singapore’s participation in the Safer Internet Day initiative next year.But bloggers are worried that the council could be a tool to restrict internet media freedom. Kirsten Han questions some of the council’s priorities:By placing the […]

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Posted on 04 September 2012. Tags: comes, Freedom, Great

It must have seen like such a great idea to them at the time. Steam recently put up a service caller “Greenlight”. Basically this service allows anyone (and I do mean anyone) to upload their game idea for on Steam for community vetting. No matter how ridiculous the idea is, Steam’s Greenlight service allows you […]

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