Daily Archives: 2014-03-06

Concerned over more outsourcing of Home Team services: Sylvia Lim
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The following is the parliamentary speech by Workers’ Party MP and chairman, Sylvia Lim, on 6 March 2014. In it, Ms Lim raised concerns over the increased number of Home Team services which are being outsourced. Madam, I am concerned about many Home Read More

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Prosecution of whistle blower in dog abuse saga; dishonest, unprofessional and unbecoming
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Ghui All of the incidents that have gone viral from the Little India riots to the smattering of corruption scandals within the government all stem from one thing – the desire on the part of Singaporeans for accountability from the government. This Read More

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Woman’s death from overmedication in prison – father takes legal action
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Yasmeen Banu In March of 2011, 27-year old Lian Huizuan collapsed in Changi Women’s Prison after a drills session. She died shortly after. There were many signs before her sudden passing. There were even Read More

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Associate professor altered post “in view of the sensitives on the ground.”
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

By Yasmeen Banu In recent weeks, the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) topic has sparked numerous controversial comments, from pastors to academic scholars, since Health Promotion Board braved same-sex relationship questions. Much recently however, besides Lawrence Khong, Associate Professor Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied Read More

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Cost of living – expats vs locals
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Andrew Loh Even as Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister was dismissing a report which ranked Singapore as the most expensive city in the world, the prices of Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) for Read More

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Hawker stalls to close four more days due to high level cleaning
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Terry Xu A reader wrote in via the Readers’ Contribution to highlight an issue after helping a hawker that operate at the hawker center at Block 505, Jurong Street 52 to read 2 letters from Jurong Town Council (TC) and National Environment Read More

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HDB’s response to homeless story
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I would like to thank Mr Vernon Chan for his facebook posting on 5 March, 2014, alerting us to “HDB Speaks: Is it true that HDB penalises flat owners harshly if they fall behind Read More

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Over 200 parents affected by closure of sports academy
By Tiffany Gwee Published on by Tiffany Gwee 0

By Tiffany Gwee More than 200 parents lost significant amount of money with the sudden closure of The Guardian Academy last month. The children’s sports talent academy apparently closed down due to an accumulation of excessive debt and inability to cope with the Read More

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Clawback Of Cooling Measures Only After 6-11% Price Correction
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pmThe recent remarks by Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam that it is too early to start relaxing cooling measures sits in line with PropertyGuru’s view that whilst transaction volumes have been declining, sale prices are not Read More

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