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For computers, it means to start again in safe mode. For us, we hope we can also start again in safe mode. But it's more like re-booting our systems and starting from much needed basics for democracy in Singapore.

“RELATIVELY FAST AND INEXPENSIVE?”

by Teo Soh Lung SDP has filed an application to set aside the decision of Minister Josephine Teo who had rejected its appeal to cancel her directions issued under the Protection from Online Falsehood and Manipulation Act or POFMA. See … Continue reading

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MINISTRY OF MANPOWER VS SDP

by Teo Soh Lung The Ministry of Manpower accused the SDP on 14 Dec 2019 of having a “singular objective – to stoke fear and anxiety among local PMETs” when it published two facebook postings and an article. The SDP … Continue reading

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MINISTERS MUST PROVE THEIR WORTH?

by Teo Soh Lung Lim Tean has become the 4th victim of POFMA! He has received Correction Directions from the Minister of Education, Ong Ye Kung today. It is another sad day for Singaporeans and Singapore. Let me recap the … Continue reading

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WHO WILL BE THE NEXT VICTIM?

by Teo Soh Lung This notorious law, POFMA or Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act, passed with much wayang in May 2019, has claimed its third victim, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) yesterday. I hope the party will give … Continue reading

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Freedom Film Festival 2019

This year’s festival takes inspiration from the Malaysian phrase “Harga Naik, Gaji Maintain” (“Soaring Prices, Stagnant Wages”). This year’s film lineup aims to spark debate, identify problems and look for alternative solutions to issues of wealth inequality. We have to … Continue reading

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DISENGAGED CIVIL SERVANTS AND POLITICIAN

Function 8 is disappointed with the civil servants in the Ministry of Home Affairs. They do not acknowledge or answer correspondence from citizens. Their feedback unit does not even generate an automatic acknowledgement. As a public institution serving the citizens … Continue reading

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Event: Changing Worlds #25

Function 8 is pleased to invite you to the 25th edition of our talks and discussions on CHANGING WORLDS The Singapura from the Malay Annals — Historical Memories in Challenge by Dr Azhar Ibrahim Date : 8 – 10 pm, Tuesday, 20 August … Continue reading

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