Tag Archives: Oliver Fricker

Haji Lane Graffiti & Strict Singapore

Never thought I’d see graffiti in Singapore. Quite refreshing I must say, when it becomes part of street art. Perhaps poor Oliver Fricker should have tried this artsy area instead of our MRT trains that ended up embarrassing authorities with … Continue reading

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Oliver Fricker’s Sentence Extended to 7 months

Poor Oliver!  I am not surprised that the appeal did him no good. Swiss National Oliver Fricker appealed his 5 month sentence and got 2 months added to it instead! Go.

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Swiss President on Oliver Fricker’s Sentence

The Swiss President urged Singapore to drop corporal punishment but did not intercede on behalf of Fricker as reported by AFP It is not really surprising as Singapore is Switzerland’s biggest trading partner in South East Asia as reported by … Continue reading

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SMRT trains are not packed, according to it’s CEO (via Want some tau huay?)

I am so infuriated after reading quotes by the SMRT CEO, that I am left speechless. Arrogance and lack of compassion, infuriates me to the extreme. If you want a kinder society and more productive work environments you have to … Continue reading

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Swiss, Oliver Fricker is Sentenced in Singapore: I Feel Overwhelming Sadness at the Verdict

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fahN1LJfgW0] The jail term I can understand, even though it’s harsh as there was no malice in the act, but why the caning (seems more like flogging) as well? In my mind, the punishment doesn’t fit the crime. I am … Continue reading

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Oliver Fricker Pleads Guilty and Singapore Floods Again

{Getty Images} Gosh, I find Oliver Fricker really pitiful. The Telegraph reports: Damning evidence, including emails ordering paint, photographs and a wire cutter used to cut through the fence of a train depot, left Fricker with little choice but to … Continue reading

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Oliver Fricker’s Alleged Trespass & Vandalism Case Pushed to Friday

Oliver Fricker’s much anticipated day at court today did not provide any relief. The poor chap has to face the media again on Friday as the case was adjourned once again. The local media reports he was visibly annoyed, but … Continue reading

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32 Year Old Swiss National Oliver Fricker at Court Today

This is life in Singapore. I think most Singaporeans are awaiting the verdict in this case, but I for one sincerely hope he is let off the hook (I mean spared the flogging bit). I also hope our laws dating … Continue reading

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Banksy – When Graffiti is Art

It seems that graffiti artist Banksy has struck again with the mural of a lion and a girl outside a pub in the UK. With the authorities’ manhunt of Swiss, Oliver Fricker and Briton, Lloyd Dane Alexander, resulting from the … Continue reading

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Singapore Subway Graffiti: British Lloyd Dane Alexander Wanted

Update: The MRT Staff say they thought the graffiti was an ad (that doesn’t surprise me because it kinda looks like an ad of some sort). As I suspected, the number of security personnel have been increased in response to … Continue reading

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