Daily Archives: 2015-07-13

Centrale 8 residents issue statement on building defects
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

A group of residents of Centrale 8 have issued a statement following the report of numerous defects in their Design, Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) flats in Tampines, describing the problem as “systemic” and in need of reform in enforcement, penalties and training. While acknowledging Read More

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Ex-SMRT engineer speaks out about the frequent breakdowns
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on August 31st, 2017 at 05:57 amSingapore’s Mass Raid Transit (MRT) network experienced its largest disruption on 7 July 2015, with the total breakdown of the East West and North South Lines, lasting over three and a half hours. An estimated 250,000 Read More

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Shocking that PM Lee kept appointment of EBRC from public: SDP
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on Monday said it was “shocking” that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong “chose not to announce the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) when he appointed it two months ago.” Mr Lee made the disclosure on Monday’s sitting of Read More

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MARUAH hopes drawing up electoral boundaries to be a transparent occurrence
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm MARUAH’s responds to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s comments on the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Parliament today (13 July 2015) that he has asked the Electoral Boundaries Read More

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“Precise measures” taken in Shangri-La Hotel shooting
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:38 pmThe police had taken precise measures when they opened fire to kill the driver of the car that crashed through security barriers around the Shangri-La Hotel in May during the Shangri-La Dialogue defence summit, said Read More

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Common Wealth: A photo book captures lives and stories before they’re gone
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 amThe cluster of ten-storey flats in Commonwealth Drive were one of the first satellite towns built by the Housing Development Board in the early 1960s. Known as Zhup Lao, these flats have seen generations of Read More

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Beneath the soles of a cardboard collector
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Met Madam Aw on 21 May 2014 At the Extend The Feast (ETF) 3 Organised by Happy People Helping People Foundation (HPHP) She was 76 years old About 5 feet tall About 40+ kg in weight Petite in size Further compressed by the Read More

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Exercise that old folks can do
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:42 pmThis cartoon was first published on seijieiga.blogspot.sg.

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Kenneth’s questions to PM Lee matter – here’s why
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Andy Wong The separation of public power and private benefit is essential for transparent, effective and honest governance. The Chairman of NEA cannot ask his staff to go and clean his kitchen, or the premises of his sister’s hawker stall, when it Read More

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Singapura: The Musical run suddenly cut short
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 am Singapura: The Musical opened with much fanfare at the newly refurbished Capitol Theatre, and its producers had big dreams for it. The $2.72 million production, 4th Wall Theatre Company Singapore boasted, could perhaps make Read More

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