Covıd-19, Coronavirus, Home-Based Learning, Official Secrets Act

Covıd-19, Coronavirus

2 arrested under Official Secrets Act for leak of MOE, MSF statement on schools closure, move to home-based learning

2 arrested under Official Secrets Act for leak of MOE, MSF statement on schools closure, move to home-based learning

5/4/2020 5:23:00 PM

2 arrested under Official Secrets Act for leak of MOE, MSF statement on schools closure, move to home-based learning

SINGAPORE: A public servant and her husband were arrested under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly circulating a draft of a joint media ...

announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong last Friday.Preliminary investigations revealed the woman, a 37-year-old public servant and an authorised recipient of the media statement had allegedly taken a screenshot of it and shared it with her husband via WhatsApp on Apr 3 at about 9am.

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Her 38-year-old husband then shared the image with his friends, and it became publicly available before the statement was released officially that day at 4.30pm.AdvertisementREAD: 'Right time' to close schools now, says Education Minister Ong Ye Kung

Police investigations are ongoing.If found guilty for flouting the Official Secrets Act, offenders face a fine of up to S$2,000 and a jail term of up to two years. Read more: CNA »

Both tio bao toh by friends one la , trust nobody Song liao ? First to release news ? The friends of her husband who circulated the image that they received should also be thoroughly investigated... The thrill of being the first one to break the news. Now they have to pay the price for that thrill. Stupid rite? Both no brains

Imagine this will start a conversation about how harsh SG govt is, but I feel they should get some punishment. Civil servants should know better than to share sensitive info before it's made public. Whoever recirculated should prob get a token fine too... Wow it is really effective... so clever with controls

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Police investigating after apparent leak of MOE, MSF press release on school closuresSINGAPORE: The police are looking into an apparent leak of a joint press release issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Social ... Not me You can always trace the mold.

Police investigating after apparent leak of MOE, MSF press release on school closuresSINGAPORE — The police are looking into an apparent leak of a joint press release issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) on Covid-19 school closures. Market run up is normal bro

Public servant, husband arrested over leak of Govt statement on school closures

Couple arrested for allegedly leaking press release on Covid-19 school closuresThe woman, who is a public servant, had allegedly taken a screenshot of the release on her computer and shared the image with her husband via WhatsApp.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Why arrest people? Its matter of just few hours and the closure will be released

Parents will have to continue paying pre-school fees through month-long closure: MSFSINGAPORE: Parents will have to continue paying pre-school fees even when centres are closed for a month as part of enhanced safe-distancing ... Meh Pay for no service. Ridiculous. NOT A GOOD IDEA!

Coronavirus: Govt will help families instead of mandating refunds from pre-schools, says MSFSINGAPORE - As pre-schools and student care centres suspend general services from Wednesday, many parents have asked if they can get any fee refunds or waivers.. Read more at straitstimes.com. So... the answer is no. And the government expects 'understanding from parents'. Suck thumb lor. This is why you don't pre-pay for services. Could extend fee subsidies for 100% coverage if unemployment was such a big issue but as long as its someone else's money, fuck y'all.