Hawker fined S$3,500 for closing stall produces email exchange that differs from Foodfare’s account

On Nov. 19, socio-political site Independent.sg put up two articles involving two hawkers running stalls at Changi Airport Terminal 4’s Food Emporium food court who were supposedly subjected to hefty fines by NTUC Foodfare in spite of their health. The first article...

NTUC FoodFare refutes online story of overworked elderly hawker, calling it “inaccurate and misleading”

You might have recently heard on Nov. 19 that an old man passed away after working 18-hour days to avoid getting fined by NTUC FoodFare. Socio-political site Independent.sg reported that the deceased’s long hours were the result of having his appeal to shorten his...

M’sia police investigating The Independent Singapore’s article about Johor’s Crown Prince

The Johor royal court has taken the unusual step of issuing a statement of public condemnation against a Singapore news website. On March 5, The Independent Singapore published an article that said Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Idris Sultan Ibrahim had made a comment...