Daily Archives: 2015-07-07

“I am extremely concerned about today’s incident”: Lui Tuck Yew
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Transport Minister, Lui Tuck Yew, says he “is extremely concerned about today’s incident” with the train system where both the entire North-South and East-West lines were shut down due to a “power trip”. The breakdown, which is reported to affect 250,000 commuters, happened Read More

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No further action on PAP MP’s alleged seditious posting, says Police
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The Singapore Police has decided not to take any further action against People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament for Sengkang West SMC, Lam Pin Min, over a post he had made online. Dr Lam, who is also Minister of State for Health, Read More

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Singapore named in two alleged corruption cases in M’sia and Thailand
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Singapore has been named in two alleged corruption cases involving two prime ministers of two different countries. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), in an expose of what it said was illegal funds transfers into the personal bank accounts of Malaysian Prime Minister Naib Read More

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Singapore’s IDA reported to have dealings with spyware firm
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:41 pm By TREmeritus In an article by PC Magazine yesterday (‘Surveillance Tech Firm ‘Hacking Team’ Breached‘, 6 July), it reported that a surveillance tech firm known as Hacking Team, which has many high-profile government clients, Read More

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Reform Party asks PM Lee to account for use of state resources in defamation suit with Roy Ngerng
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The Reform Party is demanding a full account from the Prime Minister with regard to any use of state resources in connection with the defamation suit involving blogger, Roy Ngerng in his private capacity as Mr Lee Hsien Loong. The Reform Party wrote Read More

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PA to offer 2,000 free courses till September
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

The People’s Association (PA) will be offering 2,000 selected free courses from now till end of September 2015 to all Singaporeans and PRs in celebration of SG50. The courses will be available at all Community Clubs (CCs) and Water-Venture (WV) Outlets. From loom band Read More

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Singapore’s nuclear future
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

“You’re going to continue to need electricity, and renewables will be insufficient. You’re either going to have to continue using natural gas or move to nuclear power,” said Peter Mr Schwartz, futurist and business strategist. He was speaking at the session on energy, Read More

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Gardens of Unesco
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:29 pmThe Singapore Botanic Gardens was recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining 11 other newly-inscribed sites announced at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Bonn, Germany. In particular, SBG’s bid was noted Read More

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Floyd Mayweather Jr stripped of welterweight world title
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Floyd Mayweather Jr has been stripped of the welterweight world title he won after beating Filipino Manny Pacquiao this year for failing to comply with rules, the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) said Mayweather, who improved to 48-0 by beating Pacquiao in May, had Read More

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Voices from Hong Lim Park on Amos Yee
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

The following were the views expressed by some among the hundreds who attended the protest at Hong Lim Park to call for the release of Amos Yee. The protest was organised by the Community Action Network (CAN), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Singapore Read More

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