Workers' Party MPs file defence in AHTC suit; Maintains MPs acted in good faith and in accordance with duties as Town Councillors

By The Online CitizenOn 17th August 2017

On 26 July, the independent panel which was appointed to Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) in consultation with Housing Development Board on Feb 2017, filed a lawsuit against several of the town councillor and a few other over alleged...

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Going cashless? Penalising non-adopters is not the solution

By The Online CitizenOn 15th August 2017

Singapore wants to become a Smart Nation—who could argue against that? But this is a vacuous label. What is a Smart Nation? Adopting the latest technology? Harnessing big data? Being at the forefront of the Internet of Things? Surely not. Technologies are means to an end and it would be f...

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Community

#GoHazeFree campaign targets use of unsustainable palm oil in eateries

By The Online CitizenOn 16th August 2017

Environmental non-profit organisation, People’s Movement to Stop Haze (PM Haze) in its latest campaign, #GoHazeFree writes that many eateries in Singapore and the region are still using unsustainably produced palm oil, which may contribute to futur...

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Finance

DBS to invest 20 million to transform employees into digital workforce

By The Online CitizenOn 21st August 2017

Following Prime Minister Lee's National Day Rally speech about building a Smart Nation on Sunday, DBS Bank announced today that it is investing S$20 million over five years in a broad-based programme to skill its 10,000 Singapore-based employees in digital banking and emerging technologies, enablin...

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Lifestyle

National U16 Girls team informed last minute by Basketball Association of Singapore of withdrawal from 2017 FIBA Under-16 Women's Asian Championship

By The Online CitizenOn 17th August 2017

by John Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS) last minute pulled out of 2017 FIBA Under-16 Women's Asian Championship My daughter received a sudden whatsapp message from the association on 8 August to inform her and the team that they are not heading to Chennai for the 201...

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Education

QS ranking downright shady and unethical

By The Online CitizenOn 9th June 2017

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