Monthly Archives: December 2012

    The curious case of the tender notice with no details
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on September 12th, 2017 at 08:25 amby Vinny G. – On Wednesday 30 June 2010, The Straits Times published stories on China and Taiwan signing a trade pact; Japan going out of the World Cup in the second round, after losing to Paraguay 3-5 on Read More

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    What has Aljunied-Hougang TC’s IT system got to do with Changi airport?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:38 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “Aljunied-Hougang town council could have asked for service extension: IT firm” (Channel NewsAsia, Dec 17). It states that “Last Friday, the Aljunied-Hougang town council said the Read More

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    SG-CON or a Real Conversation?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on June 10th, 2014 at 04:28 amBy Terry Xu The SG conversation has been criticized as a sham by many netizens/citizens alike. This is especially so after the telecast of the first SG conversation with PM Lee revealed a significant number Read More

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    Perspectives : 1
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By Dr R G Eli In  “A Matter Of Perspective”  TOC, Nov 28th 2012… I wrote in summary. Let me now start explaining in some detail, beginning with saying, “Some of us accept the claims of others without giving their presenting arguments  sufficient thought…..”   Possibilities Read More

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    SMRT strike and evidence of foreigner overreliance: Online|Offline forum report
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By: Ng Yi Shu The Online|Offline forum on the SMRT strike, the second so far (since the Think Centre forum on the 9th of December), focused on a peculiar angle: the strike and its implications on national security. National security can be defined Read More

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    SMRT strike and evidence of foreigner overreliance: Online|Offline forum report
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By: Ng Yi Shu The Online|Offline forum on the SMRT strike, the second so far (since the Think Centre forum on the 9th of December), focused on a peculiar angle: the strike and its implications on national security. National security can be defined Read More

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    SMRT strike: Who should be responsible?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By: Ng Yi Shu (photo: Workfair)  The recent SMRT strikes have led to a series of responses, culminating in two forums – one by Think Centre on the 9th of December 2012, and another by Online|Offline on the 15th of December. Much have Read More

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    The role of the President can be defined easily and clearly
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:04 amGhui Former President SR Nathan recently said that: “the role of Singapore’s president cannot be defined easily or clearly”. He also alluded to the fact that it would be difficult to educate Singaporean’s on the Read More

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    Singapore Conversations – Asking the wrong questions, looking the wrong places?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:04 amBy Dan Lim Can any real change come out from the Singapore Conversations initiative to engage the concerns of the people and the problem that Singapore faces today? Many on its Facebook outreach platform are Read More

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    Higher bus drivers’ wages = Higher fares?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the report “Public transport fare adjustments to take into account bus drivers’ wage increase” (Channel NewsAsia, Dec 6). It states that “Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said on Thursday public transport fare adjustments, due next year, Read More

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