Chief of Defence Force MG Melvyn Ong avoids answering questions on "tekan culture" in SAF

By The Online Citizen On 20th June 2018

In a media interview today (20 Jun), Chief of Defence Force MG Melvyn O...

US Treasury Department targets Singapore for money laundering

By The Online Citizen On 19th June 2018

Last month, the Asia Sentinel reported that the US Treasury Department has initiated a wide-ranging campaign against money laundering particularly targeting the governments in Cyprus, Beirut, Singapor...

Dr M meets PM Lee for only 30 min but gives Jack Ma an hour

By The Online Citizen On 19th June 2018

When the opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan won the general election in Malaysia on 9 May last month, PM Lee quickly went to KL on 19 May to meet and congratulate Dr Mahathir, the leader of the coal...

Resident posts photo of fallen facade of Pasir Ris HDB flat, MND Minister assured that HDB blocks are "safer than before"

By The Online Citizen On 18th June 2018

On Monday (18 Jun), Facebook user Ye Ruoshi made a post about the facade of a HDB block falling. The incident is said to have...

Is the annual pay gap between junior Ministers and junior civil servants as much as 67 times?  

By The Online Citizen On 20th June 2018

I refer to the article “Civil servants to get half-month mid-year bon...

In the Lion City, politicians perfect the art of marrying well

By The Online Citizen On 20th June 2018

by Augustine Low Our politicians have the habit of teaming up with spouses who are no shrinking violets. Put two high flying achievers together and voila! – we have a pair of sup...

Cheap labour is a barrier to digital competitiveness

By The Online Citizen On 20th June 2018

It is interesting to read that one of the reasons why Singapore has...

The Singapore Summit: An exercise in confidence building

By The Online Citizen On 20th June 2018

by Joshua The Trump-Kim Summit heralds a new era, one that can end the last major surviving geopolitical remnant of the Cold War. The summit was historic in 3 ways: It was the first...