Daily Archives: 2014-05-19

    Foreign workforce numbers – moderating or increasing?
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

    By Osman Sulaiman I recently posted a short comment regarding the inflow of foreign workers on my Facebook page. The post was made in response to an article that quoted our Prime Minister as saying Singapore cannot ease up on the limits placed Read More

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    PM Lee issues letter of demand to blogger over CPF article
    By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

    Blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling has been served with a letter of demand by lawyers for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. The letter from Senior Counsel Davinder Singh, of Drew and Napier LLC, who is acting on PM Lee’s behalf, points to an Read More

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    The right to legal counsel
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Teo Soh Lung On 7 May 2014, the Court of Appeal in James Raj s/o Arokiasamy v PP delivered a very disappointing judgement. It ruled that an accused person is not entitled to counsel within 48 hours. It effectively ruled that it is Read More

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    Subsidy is “NA” for Chas Orange?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the articles “Pioneers to get medical subsidies” and “Retiree’s medication bill cut by $10 each trip” (Sunday Times, May 18). Both articles state how the pioneer Read More

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    Students challenge to draw the line on STOMP
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on May 20th, 2014 at 06:27 pmThe Ping Ming Productions, founded by two Nanyang Technological University students, produced a video to challenge the ongoing debate on where to draw the line on the Straits Times platform, STOMP. The producers of the Read More

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    Is regulating rents in Singapore, the answer to rising rentals? 
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Yap Shiwen The recent spate of restaurant closures and the loss of hawker heritage has had Singaporeans blaming high business business costs and indiscriminate rent increases as the root of the problem. However these are symptoms of a larger and more complex Read More

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    Mother with 7 year old to be homeless soon
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 11:12 pmBy Leong Sze Hian and financial counselling volunteers When Gladys (not her real name) got married about 8 years ago – it was the happiest day of her life. However, things began to take a Read More

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