Hri Kumar

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Name: Hri Kumar
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Two drug traffickers hanged

SINGAPORE - Two Singaporeans on death row were executed yesterday morning, in the first hangings carried out here since legislative changes to the mandatory death penalty came into force on Jan 1 last year. Convicted drug traffickers Tang Hai Liang and ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Archie comic move: Is NLB bowing to pressure?

A S THE National Library Board (NLB) decides whether an Archie comic book should still remain on its shelves, some people wonder if it might be bowing to public pressure.Eugene Tan, associate professor of law at the Singapore Management University, said ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Local award-winning writer lashes out at NLB

SINGAPORE — Local author Suchen Christine Lim yesterday became the latest writer to speak out against the National Library Board’s (NLB) decision to remove and pulp three children’s titles it deemed to be contravening family values.She said at an event ... [Published Today Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Archie comic featuring same-sex marriage banned in Singapore

Authorities in Singapore have banned a volume of the US Archie comic book, because it depicts a same-sex marriage. After a complaint was filed to Singapore's Media Development Authority, the book entitled Archie: The Married Life Book Three, was removed ... [Published The Independent - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Literary judges quit; ban on Archie comic

6:00amThree judges for this year's Singapore Literature Prize (non-fiction category) have resigned, following the National Library Board's (NLB) decision to remove three children's books in its collection because they contain homosexual themes.In a statement ... [Published Electric New Paper - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

'Pulp friction' throws up more sparks

PAP MP Hri Kumar Nair has become the first person from the ruling party to speak out against the National Library Board's (NLB's) decision to pulp three children's books that were deemed "not pro-family". In a Facebook post titled "Pulp Friction", Mr ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

MP Hri Kumar disagrees with NLB move to withdraw children’s titles

SINGAPORE — Mr Hri Kumar, Member of Parliament for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, has weighed in on the debate over the National Library Board’s (NLB) decision to withdraw three children’s titles from its collection because they did not adhere to traditional notions ... [Published Today Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond the riot: 5 questions

The Dec 8 riot in Little India was quelled within hours. By 6.45am the next day, roads where the violence - the worst in Singapore in more than 40 years - broke out were open to traffic. A national inquiry was convened almost immediately, and cooling ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Agencies get more teeth to fight money laundering

Law amendments passed to make crime easier to detect and prosecuteSINGAPORE has beefed up its laws against money laundering by amending existing legislation to make the crime easier to detect and prosecute.Among other things, the maximum jail term for ... [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

MPs debate the Little India riot COI report

SINGAPORE: Nine MPs joined a nearly hour-long debate on the Little India riot Committee of Inquiry (COI) report, with questions for both the Manpower Minister and Deputy Prime Minister in Parliament on Monday (July 7). The questions touched on issues ... [Published XinMsn - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Little India COI report "robust": MP Hri Kumar

SINGAPORE: The Committee of Inquiry (COI) into the Little India riot has produced a "robust" report, with good recommendations on how to improve training and equipment for frontline officers, said Government Parliamentary Committee Chair for Law and Home ... [Published XinMsn - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rioters had free rein in critical phase

A S A riot erupted in Little India last December, a quiet confusion also spread among police officers on the ground.They were trying to get approvals for reinforcements, even as the riot was spreading.They were unable to communicate with each other through ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Jul 01 2014]

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Update: 400-450 people at reading event at National Library Building as at 4pm, organisers say http://t.co/wxNbZHZ3Wd pic.twitter.com/dgpxdlqsh5 "i do not believe homosexuality falls in the category of issues which should be excluded" said Hri Kumar Nair, a PAP member of Parliament in a Facebook post titled Pulp Friction

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Two drug traffickers hanged [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jul 21 2014]
Two drug traffickers hanged [Published Asiaone - Jul 20 2014]
Archie comic move: Is NLB bowing to pressure? [Published MyPaper.sg - Jul 20 2014]
Local award-winning writer lashes out at NLB [Published Today Online - Jul 17 2014]
Archie comic featuring same-sex marriage banned... [Published The Independent - Jul 17 2014]
Literary judges quit; ban on Archie comic [Published Electric New Paper - Jul 17 2014]
'Pulp friction' throws up more sparks [Published Asiaone - Jul 17 2014]
MP Hri Kumar disagrees with NLB move to withdra... [Published Today Online - Jul 17 2014]
MP Hri Kumar disagrees with NLB decision to wit... [Published XinMsn - Jul 16 2014]
MP Hri Kumar disagrees with NLB decision to wit... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 16 2014]
Beyond the riot: 5 questions [Published Asiaone - Jul 12 2014]
3 reasons why...the force is with Lu [Published Asiaone - Jul 09 2014]
Agencies get more teeth to fight money laundering [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jul 08 2014]
MPs debate the Little India riot COI report [Published XinMsn - Jul 07 2014]
Little India COI report "robust": MP Hri Kumar [Published XinMsn - Jul 01 2014]
Little India COI report "robust": MP Hri Kumar [Published Channel NewsAsia - Jul 01 2014]
Rioters had free rein in critical phase [Published MyPaper.sg - Jul 01 2014]
Fail to pay tax despite reminder? Bank can step in [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jun 26 2014]
Amy Khor clears air on retiree's CPF claim [Published Asiaone - Jun 23 2014]
MOM looking into Hri Kumar's resident's CPF dif... [Published XinMsn - Jun 19 2014]
A Ruthless online war has started in Singapore! [Published weehingthong - Jun 17 2014]
Questions and more questions on CPF [Published Asiaone - Jun 15 2014]
They want to STOMP on STOMP.com.sg! [Published weehingthong - Apr 07 2014]
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A Ruthless online war has started in Singapore! [Published weehingthong - Jun 17 2014]
______________________________________________________________ AN ONLINE WAR HAS STARTED IN SINGAPORE BETWEEN THOSE WHO ARE FOR THE PAP AND THOSE WHO ARE AGAINST IT. CAUGHT IN BETWEEN ARE TWO WOMEN, ONE PROBABLY UNAWARE BUT THE OTHER PERHAPS FULLY  ...
They want to STOMP on STOMP.com.sg! [Published weehingthong - Apr 07 2014]
__________________________________________________ THIS IS STOMP. The acronym is short for Straits Times Online Mobile Print. It is a citizen journalist website run by The Straits Times. —– PETITION TO SHUT DOWN STOMP GAINS MORE THAN ...
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