Daily Archives: 2014-05-05

“Look Up”- A spoken word film for an online generation
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

By Yasmeen Banu Everyone has at least heard of Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, or Pinterest. For some of us, our life revolves around it. We know what our friends are up to, not because we called them, but because we checked their social sites. Read More

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More to be done to attract Singaporeans to be nurses
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Ravi Philemon Wading into the issue of foreign nurses in Singapore. Do we need foreign nurses? Absolutely! Many first-world countries around the world are grappling with the problems of high turnover rates and shortage of nurses. Singapore is no exception. Sadly, Singapore has Read More

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The racial, foreigner discomfort
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

By Andrew Loh “Discrimination pervasive in Singapore rental market’, the headline said. “While multiracial Singapore has established an enviable reputation worldwide for its social harmony in recent decades… racial discrimination remains an unabashed fact of life in the city-state’s residential rental market.” No, Read More

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Newsbites – of mother tongue, waste and crime
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

Mother tongue languages will evolve over time: PM Lee While the government will try to keep mother tongue languages alive, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong acknowledged that such live languages will “evolve and change over time”. PM Lee cited examples in China where people Read More

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PM Lee comes under fire for controversial remarks
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 13

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmAfter creating controversy last month by describing some Singaporeans as “a disgrace to Singapore” for threatening the organisers of a Philippines Independence Day celebration, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has once again caused blood pressure Read More

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FDWs celebrate Labour day with local NGO
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Terry Xu / Photos: Jolovan Wham Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME), a local non-government organisation (NGO) celebrated Labour day at East Coast Park on Sunday with approximately 200 migrant domestic workers from Indonesia, the Philippines and India, calling for better protection Read More

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