Daily Archives: 2015-05-29

NAC withdrew approved grant to graphic novel due to “sensitive content”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 7

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:49 pmNational Arts Council (NAC) is withdrawing its earlier approved $8,000 publication grant to Malaysia-born award-winning comics artist, Sonny Liew due the “sensitive content” depicted in his 324-page comic book, “The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Read More

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Inclusiveness in national day song for SG50
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A lot has been said about how the different races of Singapore come together as one but as far as I can remember, there is no national day song that has lines in all 4 official language to reflect that in a very Read More

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Australia offers another A$5m aid for boat refugee crisis
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 3

Australia has offered another A$5 million in humanitarian aid to potential illegal migrant populations in Myanmar and Bangladesh, in addition to A$6 million committed earlier. The new aid was announced today, 29 May, to coincide with a conference in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss Read More

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Cycling needs better regulations
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Alex Poh Aik On more than a number of occasions, I’ve been hit by cyclists who rode too fast and refused to make way for pedestrians on pavements. Some of these bicycles even have small motors that make them even more hazardous. I can fully understand Read More

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HDB BTO defects: Punggol Waterway Terraces I
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 31

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm In recent days, more and more flat owners are going online to voice their displeasure over the poor workmanship of their Built-to-Order (BTO) flats and having defects in the units despite paying a high Read More

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Many angles and opinions on how a property agent turned overnight millionaire
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 57

A report by StraitsTimes shared how PropNex agent Shirley Seng, 26 became an overnight millionaire after selling a penthouse at the Le Nouvel Ardmore for a record $51 million last month. The deal is reported to have Ms Seng a 3 percent commission Read More

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United Nations Security Council meets on Rohingya issue
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 2

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amThe United Nations Security Council held its first closed-door briefing on the human rights situation in Myanmar on 28 May to examine the issues faced by the country’s Rohingya minority, according to United States and Read More

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