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Daily Archives: 2013-09-11

Our Elderly need the Teletext Service

By: Jeraldine Phneah I am sad to hear that Mediacorp will no longer be offering it’s Teletext service this month. This service is currently being used by many senior citizens who rely on it to check the daily news, TV programmes schedules and lottery results. Teletext to them is similar to how our youths depend on social media platforms such as Facebook …

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Mother of Dinesh Raman files statement of claims against S’pore government

By Andrew Loh - The mother of a former prison inmate has filed a Writ of Summons against the Singapore Government for aggravated damages in the inmate’s death while in police custody. Dinesh Raman Chinnaiah died from positional asphyxia on 27 September 2010 while in Changi Prison, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) which had conducted an internal …

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Hold onto hope for the less fortunate

By Ravi Philemon I have been an active community worker for some years, and in these years, some people had seemingly taken advantage of my kindness. But I do understand. Such people don't set out to deceive or cheat. But when you are down and out, it's all about the survival of the fittest. You do whatever you need to …

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