Daily Archives: 2015-05-21

Grabtaxi: New regulatory policy will not affect its operations
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 3

The Third-Party Taxi Booking Service Providers Bill was passed in parliament on 11 May 2015 to allow Land Transport Authority (LTA) powers to regulate taxi booking service provided by third-party companies. The transport minister, Mr Lui Tuck Yew in his address to parliament said Read More

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SOPA 2015 awards finalists announced
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 am The shortlisted finalists for SOPA 2015 Awards for Editorial Excellence were announced today. The SOPA Awards attracted a record number of entries region-wide, which were rigorously assessed by a panel of more than 100 Read More

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Today in history – remembering Operation Spectrum
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 7

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pmOperation Spectrum, also known as the 1987 “Marxist Conspiracy”, was the code name for a covert security operation that took place in Singapore on 21 May 1987. 16 people were arrested and detained without trial Read More

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Politicising students the SG50 way
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 7

By Will I’m worried that tax monies are being used by the People’s Association (PA) in a thinly veiled attempt to politicise tertiary students. “To celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday, the People’s Association Youth Division, together with all Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) Read More

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Is ACRES asserting its independence from the Government?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 3

By Gunther Wong In news reports today, the Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (more commonly known as ACRES) released findings from a two month long undercover investigation by ACRES’ officers. Of the 11 pet shops that breached the Agri-food & Veterinary Authority’s (AVA) Read More

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No more beer promotion at hawker centres as NEA enforces ban
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 20

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pmIn January, Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) rolled out its Alcohol Sales/Service Educational Tools (ASSET) programme across the island “to help coffee shops and hawker centres serve alcohol more responsibly”, a Channel Newsasia (CNA) report said. Read More

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Work discrimination in teaching service
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 6

Letter by a teacher who wish to be anonymous I am finally writing this – regarding my traumatic experience of work discrimination due to pregnancy. In 2002, I joined the Ministry of Education (MOE) as a teacher. In 2003, I was overjoyed to be Read More

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