Noah Sin

Noah Sin is freelance journalist with a focus on Hong Kong and UK politics. He is also studying for a MSc in International Relations Theory at the London School of Economics.

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Amos Yee arrives with his father at the State courts in Singapore on March 31

Singapore's arrest of a 16-year-old YouTuber is all you need to know about Lee Kuan Yew's legacy

After uploading a video criticising the late leader, Amos Yee found out what freedom really looks like in Singapore

A protester raises his umbrellas in front of tear gas fired by riot police in the main street to Hong Kong's financial Central district in September

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution might be over, but it doesn't matter — the pro-democracy movement will only come back stronger

Watching the protests be dismantled has been depressing, but there's still hope

A member of the China's delegation holds a Chinese and a Union Jack flags as he parades during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Dave Whelan's use of the word 'chink' is a reminder of the problems facing Britain's Chinese population

We can no longer be the silent and invisible minority — we must have our voices heard, and faces seen

Pro-democracy protesters bracing themselves on a road outside the central government offices in the Admiralty district as police march towards them

Hong Kong Protests: As long as China keeps the door to democracy closed – the umbrellas will stay open

Protesters are remaining strong in the face of increasingly violent police tactics

Protesters gather during a demonstration outside headquarters of the Legislative Counsel in Hong Kong

If you care about democracy, then you should care about what's happening right now in Hong Kong

It might not be as bad as what's happening in Iraq or Syria, but the injustice taking place in the city is still shocking

Supporters of the Occupy Central movement protesting outside government offices in Hong Kong yesterday to oppose the framework for the 2017 chief executive election. China has said it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for the political post, making it almost impossible for opposition democrats to get on the ballot

The freedom of Hong Kong is in Britain's hands, and Cameron can only stay silent for so long

The freest market on earth is in clear and present danger

Britain must speak up for democrats in Hong Kong

There is barely a murmur from the country that transferred seven million people to authoritarian China

Troop talk: Tony Blair in Iraq in May 2003

Twiggy versus Tony: Citizen's arrests don't work when they're paid for

The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument

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How ordinary Britons celebrated VE Day

Our perception of VE Day usually involves crowds of giddy Britons casting off the shackles of war with gay abandon. The truth was more nuanced
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Typefaces still matter in the digital age

A new typeface once took years to create, now thousands are available at the click of a drop-down menu. So why do most of us still rely on the old classics, asks Meg Carter?
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'Missing link' between Earth's two life-forms found

New microbial species tells us something about our dark past, say scientists
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Pan Am Experience: A 'flight' back to the 70s

Tim Walker checks in and checks out a four-hour journey with a difference
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Humans aren't alone in indulging in politics

Voting, mutual back-scratching, coups and charismatic leaders - it's everywhere in the animal world
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Crisp sales are in decline

As a nation we're filling up on popcorn and pitta chips and forsaking their potato-based predecessors
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Ronald McDonald the muse

A new wave of artists is taking inspiration from the fast food chain
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Dine al fresco without the grass stains and damp bottoms with something from our pick of picnic rugs
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Barcelona vs Bayern Munich player ratings

Lionel Messi scores twice - but does he score highest in our ratings?
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Explosive batsman who sets the range for Kiwis' big guns

Martin Guptill has smashed early runs for Derbyshire and tells Richard Edwards to expect more from the 'freakish' Brendon McCullum and his buoyant team during their tour of England
General Election 2015: Ed Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

Miliband's unlikely journey from hapless geek to heart-throb

He was meant to be Labour's biggest handicap - but has become almost an asset
General Election 2015: A guide to the smaller parties, from the the National Health Action Party to the Church of the Militant Elvis Party

On the margins

From Militant Elvis to Women's Equality: a guide to the underdogs standing in the election
Amr Darrag: Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister in exile still believes Egypt's military regime can be replaced with 'moderate' Islamic rule

'This is the battle of young Egypt for the future of our country'

Ex-Muslim Brotherhood minister Amr Darrag still believes the opposition can rid Egypt of its military regime and replace it with 'moderate' Islamic rule, he tells Robert Fisk
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Why patients must rely less on doctors

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