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CNB arrests 136 including elderly Singaporeans found with 3.75kg of heroin and other drugs

Singapore – In its latest island-wide operation, the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) arrested a total of 136 suspected drug offenders, including two elderly Singaporeans...

MDA’s film ban is Rational to a Fault

By Simon Vincent The Sword of Damocles When they are not playing film critics, it seems the people in MDA also fancy themselves as political analysts....

Film ban: The senseless story continues

By Ethan Guo Phobia is an irrational fear of a specific thing or situation that compels one to avoid it. Those who faced scary encounters with...

Is MDA’s censorship practice outmoded and archaic?

Officers of Media Development Authority (MDA) do not expect the public to agree with their decision, said Minister of communication and information Dr.Yaacob Ibrahim....

MDA and Rainbow

Finally, the MDA has given its reason  why the song Rainbow was not sung at the outdoor concert  by Taiwanese pop diva A-mei on...

Cops in the theatre: Pushback by artists

Just one day before Roy Ngerng and his team spoke at Hong Lim Park to a large crowd of sympathisers, a smaller group met...

Censorship or limits?

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the current hoo-hah about the term licensing or self-censorship scheme for arts groups proposed by MDA is that...

Public must kick ball into MDA’s court

By Trinity Chua and Mary Lee Over the past four days, more than 20,000 netizens signed an online petition asking for the closure of the...
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MDA's Move Overly Intrusive, says Maruah

Here is a letter from Braema Mathi, president of  Maruah, to The Independent Singapore. Maruah is deeply concerned at the closure of Breakfast Network's website...
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MDA astounded by Cherian's comment

On 10 December, Dr Cherian George wrote an article titled 'Online freedom: time to revise the Singapore report card'. Published on his website Freedom from...
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