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Daily Archives: 2014-08-07

Composition of Honour Singapore raises questions about its values

By Terry Xu A new non-profit organisation (NPO) called Honour (Singapore), officially launched on 5 August 2014 at the Fullerton Hotel, was reported widely in mainstream news, but garnered some raised eyebrows about the intent and slant of its key members. Honour Singapore is headed by Singapore’s elites in government and includes: Group president of GIC, Mr Lim Siong Guan as …

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RSN and USN conduct successful combined torpedo firing

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the United States Navy (USN) successfully conducted a combined torpedo firing earlier today, as part of the 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise. The firing was conducted by RSN Formidable-class frigate RSS Stalwart, Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk naval helicopter and a USN MH-60R Naval Helicopter …

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Clearing the Haze: Summary and where we are right now

“Clearing the Haze” is a feature series by The Online Citizen that brings you into the core of the trans-boundary haze issue. Our reporting team joined volunteers from local haze monitoring group, PM. Haze, on one of their field trips into the heart of Indonesia earlier this year to find out more about the haze situation, what causes the fires, and what …

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