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Daily Archives: 2015-05-15

ICA makes it easier for PRC travellers to visit S’pore

Travellers from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will no longer need to apply for a visa each time they visit Singapore. From June, their Multiple Journey Visas can be extended for a maximum of 10-years. The change was announced by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on Friday in a statement. “The same facility will also be extended to …

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Amos’ Yee former bailor accepts apology for molest allegation

Mr Vincent Law, 51, a family and youth counsellor has told TOC that he has decided not to pursue the allegation of molest made by 16 year old blogger, Amos Yee after the latter had made a public apology on the matter. On Wednesday, Amos tempted reporters to turn up at Pasir Panjang MRT station in his facebook posting by …

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Horrible prank by Cambodian variety show on little girl

As everyone celebrated Mothers' Day last week, one little girl in Cambodia yearned for what everyone had - a mother. Autumn Allen is a 13-year old pop star in Cambodia. She had moved to the country from the United States in 2008 and has been living in Phnom Penh with her father eversince. She'd last seen her mother when she …

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More challenging projects to build, need to innovate: MND Minister

Singapore needs "to innovate and push the frontier of construction", the Minister of National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, said on Thursday. This was because the city-state faces new challenges in the built environment the next 50 years, although what it has achieved in the last 50 was something to celebrate. These challenges, going forward, include an ageing population, climate change, even …

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MND should stop misrepresenting AHPETC’s position

By Carlton Tan Late yesterday, March 14, the Ministry of National Development (MND) accused Sylvia Lim of politicising the ongoing dispute between MND and the opposition-held Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC). Ms Lim is the chairman of AHPETC and of the Workers’ Party (WP). MND called AHPETC’s latest press release “another example of why MND had to go to Court …

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We need change and we need it now!

By Snow Flake I am someone who has been in Singapore most of my life. I have seen how the political climate has changed, and looking at the way things are, I can say that there is very little for us as Singaporeans to look forward to. In future, we Singaporeans will simply be working for the rich foreigners, and …

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Go after employers who hire degree mill graduates!

By Jonathan Yim Surprisingly, it is a crime to submit a milled degree to MOM. On 11 May, MOM posted a reply on its Facebook page stating that people who buy instant degrees may be fined up to $20,000 and / or jailed up to two years. “…those who are attempting to deceive us when applying for a work pass …

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Amos Yee apologises for molest allegation against former bailor

16-year old blogger, Amos Yee has apologised for his molest allegation made on Wednesday afternoon, against Mr Vincent Law, a family and youth counsellor. At 1.30am on Friday, Amos published an apology to Mr Law on both his facebook account and fanpage, "I am extremely remorseful for the turmoil that I have caused to Vincent and his family, for the allegations …

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