Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) have sent out letters demanding apologies from several websites after criticism was made of the court’s decision to sentence Yuan Zhenghua to 25 months in jail. In 2012, Yuan hijacked a taxi at Changi Airport and crashed it, killing an airport worker. He was given his sentence on Monday. Comments then...
Burma’s Lower House session continued for 9th day at People Parliament Hall in Parliament Complex in Nay-Pyi-Taw on Tuesday, attended by Lower House Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann and 394 Members of Parliament. At Tuesday’s session, six questions were replied; one proposal submitted; and one bill submitted, the state-run New Light of Myanmar said. Out...
Kashmir’s much-hyped literary festival has been cancelled. The organisers of ‘Harud: The Autumn Literature Festival’, scheduled for September 24-26 in Srinagar, cited the possibility of violence as the main reason behind this decision. The festival secretariat said they were concerned about the possibility of protests and the “heightened” nature of the debate. The debate in...
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