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    Non-grads in civil service get boost to salary and career paths

Non-grads in civil service get boost to salary and career paths

Non-graduates can now look forward to better prospects, as far as salaries and career paths are concerned. Announcing changes to allow non-graduates to advance in their careers based on performance and potential rather than just on their paper qualifications, the Public Service Division (PSD) said that non-graduates can look forward to “faster career progression for Management Support Officers from October 2014”, and that more graduate and non-graduate schemes will be

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HDB notice to dog owners attracts criticism over inhumane advice

  HDB notice to dog owners attracts criticism over inhumane advice

A photo of what seems to be a notice by the Housing Development Board, Ang Mo Kio Branch has been

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Islamic State “using faith as a cover for atrocities”: Najib Razak

  Islamic State “using faith as a cover for atrocities”: Najib Razak

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has joined leaders of other Southeast-Asia countries to condemn the Islamic State (IS), a terrorist

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SMRT acknowledges it should have sought approval: LTA

  SMRT acknowledges it should have sought approval: LTA

Public transport operator, SMRT, has acknowledged that it was wrong not to have sought approval from the Land Transport Authority

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“No more reason to be late” – President Wee, 1988, on MRT

  “No more reason to be late” – President Wee, 1988, on MRT

The Mass Rapid Transit system was officially launched in Singapore in 1988. We take a look at one of the

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Women in “sex jihad” – M’sian police investigates

  Women in “sex jihad” – M’sian police investigates

  At least three Malaysian women have gone to the Middle East to lend support to the fighters of the

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Singapore civil society – maintaining values, evolving actions

  Singapore civil society – maintaining values, evolving actions

By Howard Lee As I sat in the tiny room at the Artistry with close to 100 people, I can’t

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Give elderly “old age allowance”, former NMP urges

  Give elderly “old age allowance”, former NMP urges

“Much of Singapore’s success has been built on the backs of the pioneer generation and of the baby-boomer generation,” Dr

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Elderly woman detained for not paying S&C charges

  Elderly woman detained for not paying S&C charges

She owed the Tanjong Pagar Town Council $411 in conservancy fees – and was issued a summons to appear in

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Singaporean film director all set for Los Angeles world premiere

  Singaporean film director all set for Los Angeles world premiere

By Terry Xu Faeryville, a dystopian teen movie by INRI Studio, a local independent film studio, has been picked up for

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SMRT under probe for allowing private use of trains

  SMRT under probe for allowing private use of trains

  It was a happy occasion for Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) on Tuesday when it beat St Andrews Secondary 28-8 in

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