Tag: Banned

Watain petition now wants to ban more metal bands scheduled to perform in Singapore in 2019

Singapore – The creator of the petition that cancelled metal band Watain’s performance in Singapore has added more names to the list. The allegedly concerned citizen wants to ban the rest of the scheduled performances in Singapore for the year. On March 6, Swedish black...

Invisible Pulp: The Books We Will Never Know Were Banned

By Simon Vincent I was among those concerned people who wrote in to NLB to protest its decision to ban the books And Tango Makes Three and The White Swan Express. Only a day after sending my letter, I read that the books were to be...

Exposed: NLB’s communications failure

An email response to a member of the public has now become a full-blown communication crisis for the National Library Board with junior officers groping for answers at a media briefing yesterday. It was the email response from Tay Ai Cheng, NLB’s assistant chief executive...