Home News Cathay Cineleisure helps advertise Pink Dot 2017

Cathay Cineleisure helps advertise Pink Dot 2017

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

In what seems to be a first, Cathay Cineleisure has put up an advertisement for Pink Dot 2017.

“PinkDot2017 – supporting the freedom to love, Hong Lim Park” is the giant banner on the side of the elevator inside the cineleisure building.

It is believed this is the first time that a commercial building has allowed the advertisement of the annual gay event held at Hong Lim Park’s Speakers’ Corner.

Last year, the authorities decided to tighten the rules for the event and informed the organisers that foreigners will no longer be allowed to participate in the gathering this year.

- Advertisement -

2 weeks ago, after discussions with the police on security measures to ensure such a ruling is adhered to, the organisers of Pink Dot announced that barricades will be set up for this year’s event to be held on 1 July.

“Pink Dot is too significant and urgent to be confined to a barricaded park and for a day,” theatre director Ivan Heng said on his Facebook page, referencing the advertisement. “BRAVO CATHAY CINELEISURE!! Thank you for making a stand for equality and the freedom to love.”

 

 Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Jamus Lim argues for more ‘soft infrastructure’ investment despite Singa Bill focus on ‘hard infrastructure’

Singapore — Workers' Party MP Jamus Lim wants the new Singa Bill to allow investments not only in physical infrastructure but also in human capital. There has been a lot of chatter among the intellectual and policy classes worldwide about investing in...

Couple arrested in S’pore for suspected involvement in baby dumping case

Singapore – A man and a woman, both 25 years old, were arrested by the police for allegedly dumping the body of a newborn in Taiwan in 2019. The police confirmed that the pair were taken into custody on Apr 28 following...

Leong Mun Wai rudely shut down by DPM Heng and Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin

Singapore -- Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin rudely cut short Non-Constituency MP Leong Mun Wai's questions during the debate on the Significant Infrastructure Government Loan Act (Singa) Bill on Monday (May 10). Mr Leong noted...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

Theindependent