Daily Archives: 2013-06-21

TOC Editorial: Using social media to take concrete steps to combat haze
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:44 pmTOC Editorial:  This morning at 10 a.m. TOC put out a call on our FB page to crowd source information on hospitals or nursing homes which didn’t have enough air-purifiers. Within 15 minutes, we got Read More

More...
Posted in Current Affairs | Comments Off on TOC Editorial: Using social media to take concrete steps to combat haze
Workers continue to work – even in front of MOM building
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 10:42 amBy Andrew Loh As the smog engulfed Singapore and breaks another record high in the Pollutants Standard Index (PSI), the streets were virtually deserted of pedestrians. The PSI had hit 400 at 11am and stayed Read More

More...
Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Workers continue to work – even in front of MOM building
Hazy days ahead – economic inconvenience, or diplomatic convenience?
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee The haze that enveloped Singapore for the past few days and caused an historical low in our air quality met with much anxiety from citizens. But distressing as it might be, this latest incident of our environmental woes with Indonesia Read More

More...
Posted in Commentaries, Current Affairs | Comments Off on Hazy days ahead – economic inconvenience, or diplomatic convenience?
HDB: Most cruel heartless policy change ever?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pm  By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Rental Relief: Two-year rent freeze for low-income earners whose monthly wages cross the $800 threshold” (Straits Times, Jun 20). So good – waive 2 years? It Read More

More...
Posted in Commentaries, Letters, Opinion | Comments Off on HDB: Most cruel heartless policy change ever?
TOC Editorial: Put people before profits, issue stop-work on outdoor manual work
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:44 pmTOC Editorial As you read this article in front of your computer, there are hundreds of construction workers around the island working on Government and private construction projects in the stifling haze. Even as our Read More

More...
Posted in Current Affairs | Comments Off on TOC Editorial: Put people before profits, issue stop-work on outdoor manual work