“Congratulations! Let’s see the ring!”
It was neither an uncommon demand nor a surprising one; in a culture where engagement announcements are often accompanied by the sight of a rather large shiny rock on the woman’s finger, it was only natural that people would want to check out the bling.
“…we have taken the view that if you are a civic organisation, whether you are an organisation like AMP or whatever, if you want to get yourself involved politically, please get into the political arena and not hide behind a religious group, a tuition class, or a theatre troupe.”
– Former Information and the [...]
Last weekend Singapore’s police arrested Leslie Chew, the cartoonist behind the comic series Demon-cratic Singapore. Held for alleged sedition, he spent nights in lock-up and was questioned over two days before being released on Sunday morning after posting bail of S$10,000. His mobile phone, computer and hard drive have been confiscated, and [...]