Daily Archives: 2015-05-25

Too many malls, not enough shoppers: forum letter writer
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 13

The sight of so many shopping malls around this tiny island is an observable fact which is starting to concern some. A letter to the Straits Times Forum page on Monday has expressed concerns that these malls are not only taking up our Read More

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MP slams hooded student at NYP graduation ceremony
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 19

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pmMember of Parliament (MP) for Mounbatten, Lim Biow Chuan, has slammed the student who had worn a hood over his head at the graduation ceremony in Nanyang Polytechnic on Sunday, the Chinese Shin Min newspaper Read More

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Never too young to make a difference with kindness
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Over 80,000 pre-schoolers will celebrate Kindness Day SG this year as the initiative is extended to 564 kindergartens and other pre-schools across the island. Continuing with the theme of “A Nation of Kindness Starts with One”, which advocates the power of the individual Read More

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Stay for 30 months at address when applying for nearby school
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 6

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:28 pmParents who wish to send their children to schools near their homes would now have to live in that registered address for at least 30 months from the start of the registration exercise under the Read More

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“Lee Kuan Yew” to be protected by law?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 29

The government might be considering laws to protect the name and image of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, against commercial exploitation and misuse. This was revealed by Culture, Community and Youth Minister Lawrence Wong, when he spoke to media Read More

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“Stop trying to fix things that aren’t broken”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 3

By Shane Gill “Tonight, somewhere in America, a young person, let’s say a young man, will struggle to fall to sleep, wrestling alone with a secret he’s held as long as he can remember. Soon, perhaps, he will decide it’s time to let Read More

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