Daily Archives: July 2, 2015

Polyclinics up consultation fees from 1 July
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The consultation fees at the 18 polyclinics around Singapore have been increased from 1 July. The two groups which oversee the clinics, Singhealth and National Healthcare Group (NHG), have updated  their websites with the new charges Over at Singhealth, consultation fees are up Read More

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AHPETC issues response to MND’s comments on its audited Financial Year 12/13
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Workers’ Party-run  Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) had earlier submitted the town council audited reports of Financial Year 12/13 to Ministry of National Development (MND) on Tuesday (30 Jun). The deadline for the town council to submit the report was set during the parliamentary Read More

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Ramadan festive stall closed by NEA for two weeks
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

A festive goodies stall set up for Ramadan in Bukit Batok has been stopped from operating for the past two weeks by the National Environment Agency (NEA) due to the lack of permit. Instead, the operators have since been issued with a summon. Read More

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Amos Yee’s mother calls for son’s release from IMH
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

The mother of 16-year old video blogger, Amos Yee, says her son, who is being held at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), has not been eating well the past two days. Mdm Mary Toh, who visits her son three times a week, Read More

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Assault on cabby – NUS sacks law prof
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

UPDATE: A National University of Singapore (NUS) spokesperson, in response to a query from The Online Citizen, said: “On Monday, 29 June 2015, NUS dismissed Dr Soosay with immediate effect.” The National University of Singapore (NUS) has suspended one of its law professors since Read More

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$10,000 compensation offer “unrealistic”: Lee Hsien Loong
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

Mr Lee Hsien Loong had deemed an offer of S$10,000 compensation from blogger Roy Ngerng as “unrealistic”, according to a report in the Straits Times on 2 July 2015. Mr Lee, who is also the Prime Minister of Singapore, had successfully sued Mr Read More

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Rat problems continue in Ang Mo Kio and elsewhere
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

The rat infestation problem in Singapore, which has been in the news in recent years, seems to have reared its ugly head once again – this time in Ang Mo Kio, especially, which has been plagued by the problem the last few years. Read More

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Abuse of future hawkers while keeping prices low
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By Foo CL This article by Straits Times, “First of 20 new hawker centres will open in Hougang in August 2015: NEA” wrote about how new hawker centres bring about more hawker and affordable food to Singaporean. For one of such hawker centres, Read More

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Man smoking in MRT cabin identified and issued notification of offence
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Singapore’s transport operator, SMRT has announced that it has identified one of two men who were caught on video smoking on an MRT train and issued a Notification of Offence to the person. The one-minute video which caught the two men smoking was Read More

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Judge ups 3 weeks’ jail to 3 months for cabby attacker
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

Just two weeks after he was sentenced to a three weeks’ jail for assaulting a taxi driver, 34-year old Dutchman Dino Petrus Johannes van Deijzen saw his sentence increased to three months. The deputy public prosecutor had appealed the original sentence, saying the Read More

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