Daily Archives: 2014-03-07

SAFRA poster criticised for being sexist and distasteful
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 1

Last updated on March 9th, 2014 at 11:55 am A promotional poster by SAFRA – or SAFRA National Service Association – has come under criticism for being sexist and distasteful towards women. The poster, which was spotted at a bus stop in Upper Read More

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MND grades AHPETC “red” for corporate governance in TCMR
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By Terry Xu The Ministry of National Development (MND) released an update on FY2012 Town Council Management Report (TCMR), following Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council’s (AHPETC’s) submission of its FY2012/13 financial statements, auditors’ report, auditor’s management letter and self-declared corporate governance checklist on 10 Read More

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Door to door durian seller “sells” durians for $50
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By Terry Xu A reader wrote in via facebook to us on an incident he experienced at his HDB flat located at Bukit Panjang. “Recently there are these durian scams going around which i had experienced personally just yesterday night (Thursday) at the Read More

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ELEMENT Magazine celebrates LGBT rights heroes
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmLaunched a year ago, ELEMENT magazine, the organizer behind Asia Pink Awards, decides to celebrate its one-year anniversary by celebrating Asia’s LGBT rights heroes. Asia Pink Awards 2014, the first regional LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Read More

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Yahoo and Viddsee collaborates on joint video platform
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmYahoo Viddsee Press Release Yahoo brings the best of Asian short films to its users across Singapore, Malaysia, and Philippines thereby celebrating cinema and recognizing talented filmmakers. Short films are a ground breaking, inclusive and accessible Read More

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Companies still hiring more foreign crane operators: WP MP
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

In May last year, Minister for National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, made a call for more Singaporeans to step forward to be crane operators. He said then that more Singaporeans were “needed to boost productivity in the construction sector and reduce reliance on Read More

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Singapore Dance Theatre: Season 2014
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amBy Yasmeen Banu Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) will be showcasing a series of six contemporary and classical performances throughout 2014. Kick starting SDT’s 2014 season is Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of two lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Read More

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Tolerance beyond one’s faith
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By Ng Yi-Sheng Recently, there’s been a lot of talk about religion and gay folks. The recent remarks of Lawrence Khong, Assoc Prof Khairudin Aljunied and the Fellowship of Muslim Students have stirred up angry arguments between the people who defend them on Read More

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Human Trafficking and Exploitation in Singapore
By Tiffany Gwee Posted on by Tiffany Gwee 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pmBy Tiffany Gwee In late February 2014, the Singapore Inter-Agency Taskforce on Trafficking in Persons (co-chaired by Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Home Affairs) partnered with the Singapore Committee for UN Women and H.O.M.E Read More

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