Daily Archives: 2014-05-12

Meeting between ASEAN leaders and Civil Society organizations cancelled after substitution of representatives
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Terry Xu The meeting between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and representatives of civil society organizations was cancelled after the regional steering committee and interface delegates of the Asean Civil Society conference/ Asean People’s Forum withdrew from the interface meeting Read More

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Using the correct terminologies and handling situations appropriately with the disabled
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

By Yasmeen Banu In honour of spreading awareness for people with disabilities, TOC spoke to Mr. Alvan Yap from the Disabled People’s Association to give us tips and pointers on how to handle situations with the disabled. Below are some questions we have Read More

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High cost of living because of S’poreans’ “higher aspirations”: Ng Eng Hen
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pm “Having higher aspirations in life is a reason why Singaporeans find the cost of living here expensive, despite real wages having gone up,” the TODAY newspaper reported Minister of Defence, Ng Eng Hen, as Read More

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New textbook tells of earlier history of Singapore
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Singapore has rewritten the history taught in secondary school to expand the story of the island state’s birth. While earlier generations learned a narrative that essentially started in 1819 with the British colonial administrator, Sir Stamford Raffles, stumbling upon a sleepy Malay fishing Read More

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Newsbites – special birth cert for SG50 babies, vandalism and animal abuse
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

Special birth cert for SG50 babies Babies born next year will be given a special birth certificate, among other things, as part of the SDG50 celebration of Singapore’s 50 years of nationhood. Other items in the Jubilee Baby gift package that would be Read More

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