Daily Archives: 2014-10-03

Death penalty as life-saving deterrent: fact or rhetoric?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 28

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm By Second Chances, Singapore Anti-death penalty campaign and Think Center The following was a letter the Singapore Working Group on the Death Penalty – a coalition made up of Second Chances, the Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs, Letters | Tagged | 28 Comments
Singapore Medical Council overcharged Susan Lim: Courts
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 32

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmHigh Court ruled that the legal bills sought by the Singapore Medical Council from Dr Susan Lim, in relation to an earlier court case, were overcharged. Ironically, the case that was awarded in favour of Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs | 32 Comments
Response to Chee Soon Juan on the recent HLP fracas
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 25

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Jeremy Chen I am a SDP party member who cannot help but disagree with Chee Soon Juan’s position that we should just forgive Roy Ngerng, Han Hui Hui and co’s bad behaviour because “freedom” means having the Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs, Uncategorized | 25 Comments
Criticise if we must but let us also encourage
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 2

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Dr Chee Soon Juan Much acrimony has emanated from the Return Our CPF protest at Hong Lim Park last Saturday. As complex and difficult as things are, let us focus on what we can all learn Read More

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Govt’s double standards a danger to society
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 5

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmWhen the haze hit Singapore last year, it was the worst in years. Our city was shrouded in smog and being in public or open areas became a hazard. The lack of preparation by the Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs | Tagged | 5 Comments
Authorities investigate Yang Yin and his business
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 4

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmChinese national and Singapore permanent resident, Yang Yin, is under investigation by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). While the ministry did not reveal much to the media, it is believed that it is looking into Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs | 4 Comments
Top job destination but with highest vacancies?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy SGCharts.com In reference to the article published in June 2014 about the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) and the recent news about the Ministry of Education (MOE) being the top job destination among public sector Read More

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Posted in Community, Current Affairs | 1 Comment
Six reasons why property is not an antifragile investment
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 3

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Property Soul It was exciting to see Nassim Nicholas Taleb presenting “Antifragility: Gaining From Volatility, Stress And Disorder” in the open space outside National Library last Wednesday. Like a loyal fan longing to meet Read More

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Posted in Current Affairs, Economics | 3 Comments
Hong Kong Chief Executive, CY Leung will not resign
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 1

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmHong Kong Chief Executive, CY Leung held a press conference on Thursday midnight, expressing that open dialogue will be carried out with the students and would not resign as Hong Kong’s Chief Executive.He has appointed Read More

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