Daily Archives: 2014-03-26

Progressive Budget, or a different approach?
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee At the close of the Committee of Supply debates, Defence Minister and Leader of the House Ng Eng Hen was reported as saying that while Budget 2014 contained significant improvements to address issues such as housing needs and taking care Read More

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No accountability of public funds used by Temasek Holdings for philanthropic activities
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Leong Sze Hian Temasek Holdings announced on Monday that it is setting up a new endowment fund to commemorate its 40th anniversary and will be putting S$40 million into the Temasek Emergency Preparedness Fund, which will help with programmes to enable people to Read More

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SSC lacklustre commitment to groom local talents
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pmBy Irene Choo The recent string of bad press about Singapore Sports Council (SSC)’s nonchalant attitude towards our home grown elite athletes may be just the tip of “indifference iceberg”, and a glimpse of their Read More

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Protection of whistle blowers and filing of civil suits suggested for proposed Transboundary Haze Pollution Bill
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

By Yasmeen Banu Over the years, Singapore has dealt with reoccurring haze situations and managed to get past it. The city state has been affected by haze resulting from land or forest fires in Indonesia since 1991. According to Ministry of the Environment Read More

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Lack of resources by Singapore Police to tackle increase in foreign workers
By Tiffany Gwee Posted on by Tiffany Gwee 0

By Tiffany Gwee According to Commissioner of Police, Ng Joo Hee, in Tuesday’s Committee of Inquiry (COI) hearing, the Police lack the resources to tackle the increase in population and the potential increase in crime that might result from it. During the hearing, Read More

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Scamming the system – under the noses of MOM
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

By Andrew Loh When Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC, Low Thia Khiang, asked in Parliament in January about foreigners working illegally in Singapore, he was raising a problem which has evidently been going on for a while here. For Read More

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Commissioner of Police: “There is a hint of lawlessness in Geylang”
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Yasmeen Banu On the 25th of March, the third week into the Committee of Inquiry for the Little India Riot, Police Commissioner Ng Joo Hee said that although the riot did happen in Little Read More

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