Hri Kumar

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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

No extra hurdles for overseas law grads in Singapore

The Straits TimesPublication Date : 23-08-2014Overseas law graduates who earn a second-lower honours degree will continue to be allowed to practise in Singapore without having to cross extra hurdles, despite a predicted glut of lawyers here.But a review ... [Published Asia News Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

CPF system ‘should be more flexible, help lower-income’

SINGAPORE – While the Central Provident Fund (CPF) system has worked well for most Singaporeans, the scheme alone is not enough to ensure Singaporeans have enough money for retirement, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong yesterday.Polling the audience ... [Published Today Online - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Politics in Singapore needs to grow up

Singapore DemocratsIn a Facebook post, PAP MP Hri Kumar wrote: “Opposition politicians who want a platform to share their ideas should organise their own forums. If their ideas are really better, people will support it.”So the SDP did what Mr Kumar suggested: ... [Published Singapore Democrats - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Defence Minister Launches RSAF Exhibition in the Heartlands

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen launched the "RSAF45@Heartlands - Celebrating 45 Years of Defending Our Skies" exhibition at Toa Payoh HDB Hub this afternoon. The exhibition commemorates the Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) 45th anniversary ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Two drug traffickers hanged

First executions here since changes to death penalty regimeTWO 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 ye ... [Published Singapore Law Watch - Jul 21 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 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 3 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 Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Ruthless online war has started in Singapore!

______________________________________________________________ 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  ... [Published weehingthong - Jun 17 2014]

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No extra hurdles for overseas law grads in Sing... [Published Asia News Network - 12 hours ago]
CPF system ‘should be more flexible, help lower... [Published Today Online - Aug 17 2014]
Politics in Singapore needs to grow up [Published Singapore Democrats - Aug 05 2014]
Defence Minister Launches RSAF Exhibition in th... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
Defence Minister launches RSAF exhibition in th... [Published Asiaone - Jul 26 2014]
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]
A Ruthless online war has started in Singapore! [Published weehingthong - Jun 17 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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