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    Alumni barred from school for being “politically active”?

Alumni barred from school for being “politically active”?

By Terry Xu Like the year before, graduate of First Toa Payoh Secondary, Ariffin Sha was preparing to return to his former school to help out with its involvement in the National Day celebrations. He was former parade commander and also vice president of the student council. This year was different, as his teacher told him that he need not come to help because the parade will be on a smaller scale. This

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Fear of Ebola virus in Asia and Europe, but no confirmed cases

  Fear of Ebola virus in Asia and Europe, but no confirmed cases

By Howard Lee Countries in Asia and Europe are on alert following fears that the Ebola virus could get out of

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Sungei Rd flea market to be erased, NEA confirms

  Sungei Rd flea market to be erased, NEA confirms

A week after the authorities announced that one of Singapore’s oldest housing estates would make way for redevelopment, the National

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Alumni barred from school for being “politically active”?

  Alumni barred from school for being “politically active”?

By Terry Xu Like the year before, graduate of First Toa Payoh Secondary, Ariffin Sha was preparing to return to

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App site tracks dengue cases in Singapore using Google Maps

  App site tracks dengue cases in Singapore using Google Maps

By Terry Xu A new app site, outbreak.sgcharts.com has been created by a concerned member of public to present the

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X-Men not axed

  X-Men not axed

By Howard Lee Fans of the X-Men series of comics will be relieved to know that the Media Development Authority (MDA)

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Singaporeans show concern for Gaza conflict at Hong Lim Park

  Singaporeans show concern for Gaza conflict at Hong Lim Park

More than 1000 people gathered at Hong Lim Park last Saturday afternoon to show their solidarity with the people of

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EU to Singapore: Reinstate moratorium, abolish death penalty

  EU to Singapore: Reinstate moratorium, abolish death penalty

By Howard Lee The European Union has responded yesterday to the recent executions of two inmates - Tang Hai Liang and

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CPF – government insists on tweaking a broken system, sows more distrust

  CPF – government insists on tweaking a broken system, sows more distrust

By Phillip Ang I refer to “CPF system will evolve to meet changing needs: DPM Tharman” and “CPF under review

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Abolish CPF and the retirement age

  Abolish CPF and the retirement age

By Benedict Chong It was only several months ago when PM Lee Hsien Loong launched a defamation lawsuit against Roy

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Hindu society’s 14-year appeal for land to build temple

  Hindu society’s 14-year appeal for land to build temple

  On 6 July, thousands of devotees thronged the Toa Payoh stadium to celebrate the Ratha Yatra festival, or the

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