Daily Archives: 2015-07-15

Khaw “glad” no “dishonesty” by CCC chairman mentioned in AGO report
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The Minister of National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, has reacted to the findings by the Auditor General that a Citizens’ Consultative Committee (CCC) chairman had awarded two contracts worth S$32,000 to a company at which he was linked to and had also approved S$114,767 Read More

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Auditor-General issues damning report on People’s Association
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The Auditor-General Officer (AGO) has given a damning report in its audit of the People’s Association (PA). The report was released to the public on Wednesday, 15 July. The PA is a statutory board under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY), Read More

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Action against MRT bully? What about man who threatened Amos Yee?
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

On Tuesday, Law Minister K Shanmugam posted on his Facebook page about the incident involving a Caucasian on the MRT train who was verbally abusing a younger man for wearing a t-shirt the former somehow disagreed with. The bully had also made threats Read More

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Law minister hopes action to be taken against train bully by employer
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last evening, Minister for Law, K Shanmugam commented on this recent incident where a Caucasian commuter scolded and taunted a young man because he was unhappy with a t-shirt the young man was wearing. The video also showed a Malay man, known as Elfy, stepping Read More

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Singapore Dance Theatre presents Masterpiece in Motion 2015
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 am Singapore Dance Theatre’s (SDT) will be presenting two brand new ballets and the specially commissioned 25th Anniversary work at Masterpiece in Motion, its international repertory season. Happening from 21 & 22 August 2015, this Read More

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Appoint members of various political parties to EBRC: SDA
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

The Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA) has issued a media statement to question the degree of fairness in the deliberation of the Electoral Boundary Review Committee. SDA called for the reappoint a new committee in which the members should comprise of representatives from various political parties, Read More

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President’s powers to appoint ISEAS board members now given solely to minister
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:49 pmDespite being questioned by the Workers’ Party (WP), the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) (Amendment) Bill was passed in Parliament on Tuesday – but not before a heated debate took place between the WP Read More

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Car driver suddenly brakes – causing motorcycle to crash into it – and then drives off
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

A video of an incident, which is believed to have occurred on the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE), is making its way online, after the brother of one of those involved in the incident posted it on his Facebook page. A motorcyclist had been Read More

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Navigating the very simple concept of solidarity
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:32 pm By Lynn Lee Today on Facebook, I read about the crackdown on human rights activists and lawyers in China, about the corruption scandal in Malaysia, about the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar, about Read More

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