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Marcos trip to watch Singapore F1 races sparks criticism

Ravalli Republic 03 Oct 2022
Marcos Jr.’s press secretary did not issue a confirmation until after a Singaporean official posted pictures of Marcos Jr ... Darby man previously charged with car theft, murder held on $20,000 bond for meth Darby woman ... Singaporean Minister for Manpower Tan See Leng named Marcos Jr.
photo: AP / Ee Ming Toh
In this March 14, 2020, photo, a couple wearing face masks walk past the Merlion statue in Singapore
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‘Frivolous’: Singapore jails woman who left Covid-19 quarantine to claim lottery winnings, go window-shopping

South China Morning Post 07 Sep 2022
A 60-year-old Singaporean woman was sentenced to nine weeks of jail for violating her Covid-19 quarantine last year to window-shop, collect her lottery winnings and to get vaccinated ... .
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Heterosexual marriage definition a concern for gay Singaporeans

Al Jazeera 06 Sep 2022
At the same time as Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the clause in the penal code known as Section 377A would be repealed, he reiterated that the institution of marriage would remain between a man and a woman ... of marriage as between a man and a woman.
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Cryptocurrency firm took seven months to spot accidental £6m refund

The Times/The Sunday Times 31 Aug 2022
The blunder was made by the Singaporean cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto.com, which uses the actor Matt Damon to advertise its products.
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English Channel swim challenge prep for Singaporean: 10kg weight gain, and ice baths to face ...

South China Morning Post 28 Aug 2022
Becoming the first Singaporean woman to swim the English Channel is no easy thing. cold water and jellyfish are two hazards Li Ling Yung-Hryniewiecki will face as she raises money for swimming charity Splash ... .
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Singapore moves on from gay sex ban, just not very far

Taipei Times 26 Aug 2022
After a long period of deliberation and consultation, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) on Sunday said the government would abolish a colonial-era law that prohibits sex between men ... “This is the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will now accept,” the prime minister said.
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377A: Gay marriage looms as new front line in Singapore battle for LGBT rights

BBC News 23 Aug 2022
On Sunday night, groups of gay Singaporeans and their friends gathered across the island to watch history unfold on national TV ... Since most Singaporeans do not want a "drastic shift", he said, his government would also amend the constitution to "protect" the definition of marriage as one between a man and a woman.
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Singapore to Decriminalize Sex Between Men

Chosun Ilbo 23 Aug 2022
Singapore will decriminalize sex between men but has no ...
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Singapore to Decriminalize Gay Sex

Human Rights Watch 23 Aug 2022
But in announcing the news, Lee said he wanted to “repeal Section 377A in a controlled, carefully considered way,” explaining that the government will also put forward constitutional amendments that would prevent future legal challenges to the current definition of marriage as being between one man and one woman.
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Singapore to repeal law criminalising sex between men

The Irish Times 21 Aug 2022
Separately, Lee said removing the legal ban on sex between men, known as section 377A of the Penal Code, was “the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will now accept ... He also stopped short of recognising same-sex marriage in a nod to religious and conservative groups who define it as being between a man and a woman.
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Singapore will decriminalise sex between men: PM

The Times of India 21 Aug 2022
Singapore will decriminalise sex between men but has no plans to change the legal definition of marriage as being between a man and a woman, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday. Lee said Singaporean society, especially young people in the city-state, are becoming more accepting of gay people.
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Singapore will decriminalize sex between men, prime minister says

Reuters 21 Aug 2022
SINGAPORE, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Singapore will decriminalise sex between men but has no plans to change the legal definition of marriage as being between a man and a woman, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday. Lee said Singaporean society, especially young people in the city-state, are becoming more accepting of gay people.
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Singapore will decriminalise sex between men: PMSingapore becomes the latest Asian country to move closer ...

Deccan Herald 21 Aug 2022
Singapore will decriminalise sex between men but has no plans to change the legal definition of marriage as being between a man and a woman, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday. Lee said Singaporean society, especially young people in the city-state, is becoming more accepting of gay people.
photo: AP / Wong Maye-E
File - Student Ashleigh Ng, 15, waves the rainbow flag while dancing to a concert performance at a park for the annual Pink Dot gay pride event on  Saturday, July 1, 2017, in Singapore. Pink Dot is an annual event held to raise awareness of the impact of the anti-gay law and other gay rights issues in Singapore.
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377A: Singapore to end ban on gay sex

BBC News 21 Aug 2022
But on Sunday night, Mr Lee said they would abolish the law as "I believe this is the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will accept," he said ... But he also said the government would ensure better legal protection for the definition of marriage as one between a man and a woman.
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Singapore will decriminalise sex between men – PM

FX Empire 21 Aug 2022
But he added the government had no intention of changing the city-state’s legal definition of marriage – that is, between a man and a woman. “I believe this is the right thing to do, and something that most Singaporeans will now accept,” Prime Minister Lee ...

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