Daily Archives: 2014-10-25

SMRT defend action by ground staff for overcrowding of MRT platform
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 25

Train operator SMRT defended its staff’s actions on Tuesday when as video of overcrowding of platform at the Lakeside MRT station platform on the East West Line went viral. The platform was overcrowded due to train delays which was not announced nor reported Read More

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Soft launch of “The Invisible Force: Singapore Gurkhas”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 6

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amOn Thursday, authors Chong Zi Liang and Zakaria Zainal did a soft launch for their book “The Invisible Force: Singapore Gurkhas” at Books Actually. “The book is about a dedicated group of people who has Read More

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COE: Reduced quota of goods vehicles and buses pushes Cat C COE up
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 4

By COE SG charts There were slight changes in COE prices in most other categories: Premiums for small cars (up to 1,600cc and 97kW) went up from S$63,880 to S$63,990, while premiums for the Open Category — which can be used for any Read More

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Approval not cancelled but police charging organiser for “illegal demonstration”
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 120

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:49 pm By Andrew Loh The National Parks Board (Nparks) said on Friday that it did not cancel the approval given to activist Han Hui Hui to hold the “Return Our CPF” protest on 27 September Read More

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Death of an editor
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 17

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:42 pm   (Image – courtesy of Tan Wah Piow) Benjamin C. Bradlee was executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. He became a national figure during the presidency of Richard Nixon, when Read More

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What does stability mean?
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 4

Last updated on October 27th, 2014 at 09:37 am By Aloysius Chia Many people who support the establishment often say that voting for another party will affect the stability of the country and lead to some kind of radical change. In arguing for Read More

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