Daily Archives: 2015-07-16

Scientists discover potential treatment for Parkinson’s disease
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Anti-malaria drugs could potentially be used to treat Parkinson’s disease, a team of scientists from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the United States said on Thursday. The discovery came from a multi-year research partnership between Professor Read More

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Election Department: Nonanswer of when EBRC was actually formed
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pmPrime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced in the parliament on 13 July that the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee had already been formed two months ago after Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, Yee Jenn Jong asked who are Read More

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Contracts worth $20.7m awarded by NParks without competition: AGO
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Last updated on July 18th, 2015 at 09:22 am The Auditor-General, in his report to the president released on Wednesday, has found some serious irregularities with regard to the National Parks Board’s management of the Gardens by the Bay project. The NParks was Read More

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Propaganda should be free
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Lapses, lapses, more lapses
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:42 pm   From the good people at Cartoon Press.

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On compassionate grounds
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

We were wondering where the meeting point was, for the cardboard collectors in Chinatown. He was sitting there at the end of a row of tables at a nearby coffeeshop. So, we approached him, to ask him if he knew where we could Read More

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Politicising the AHPETC saga, and why ST got it wrong
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee At some point, we would expect the AHPETC town management saga to be trotted out for a political showing, if not a showdown, as we round the corner for the next General Election. But few might expect the first volley Read More

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Singapore Election: Just 23.8 percent of votes needed to form government
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

In a recent event, “SG50+ Conference” held on 2 July , Dr Fareed Zakaria asked Prime Minister of Singapore and Secretary General of People’s Action Party (PAP), Lee Hsien Loong on how a political party that win 60 percent of the vote could get Read More

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FIFA scrutinises S’pore Govt’s interference in football association
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

In a report by Yahoo Singapore on Thursday, the world football governing body, FIFA, is scrutinising the Singapore Government’s direct involvement with the affairs of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). According to Yahoo, “a FIFA spokesperson said the organisation wants to end Read More

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More rats in your area? Could be NEA’s fault
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The Auditor General’s Report, released on Wednesday, has found failures in the National Environment Agency’s management of its rodent surveillance and control programme. The rat problem in Singapore has been in the news the past two years or so, and experts have warned Read More

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