Daily Archives: 2015-05-14

Help Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants and asylum seekers: HRW
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 3

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:49 pmThailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia should end their pushbacks of boats with Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants and asylum seekers, and instead bring them ashore and provide desperately needed aid, Human Rights Watch said. As many as Read More

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PAP in “box seat to improve on their 2011 election result”: research firm
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 60

The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) is “now in the box seat to improve on their 2011 election result,” says research firm, Blackbox Research. In a report released on Thursday, the firm said, “Over the last year we have seen steady improvement in Read More

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7 areas to check for your HDB BTO Defects
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 12

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pm By Thomas Hoi When buying a house, no matter if it is new or old, there are always defects. Even new houses might come with defects. And the problem is, most of the defects are Read More

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Never read the news like the bible
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 11

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pm By Property Soul Did you notice that when you flipped the newspapers in 2012 and 2013, all the articles on properties were about ‘the next hotspot, ‘property boom continues’, ‘robust sales in projects’ and Read More

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Amos Yee’s former bailor demands unreserved apology for molest allegation
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 127

Mr Vincent Law, 51, family and youth counsellor, has told TOC that he is demanding Amos Yee to make an unreserved apology and a full retraction of the molest allegation made against him on Wednesday afternoon. 16-year old blogger, Amos Yee, who was found Read More

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What is the red line?
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 33

By Ghui So, the verdict is out on Singapore’s now infamous enfant terrible. He has been found guilty on two counts: On charges of obscenity in uploading a doctored image of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew and the late Mrs Margaret Thatcher Read More

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Getting leg caught in MRT platform gap – a cause for concern?
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 17

In yet another incident within weeks, a commuter had her legs caught in the platform gap at the Boon Keng train station along the North-east Line on Thursday morning. The woman, in her 40s, had to be freed by the SCDF using “hydraulic Read More

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500 new DBSS flat buyers upset over poor quality of flats
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 25

In the latest incident of defects in public housing flats, owners of the new Design, Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) flats in Clementi are up in arms over the poor quality of their new homes. Some 500 residents of the 800-unit Trivelis development Read More

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