Daily Archives: July 17, 2015

S’pore flag displayed on the ground in Sengkang
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

In an act of either carelessness or ignorance, Sengkang West grassroots leaders, along with other volunteers, apparently displayed the Singapore flag on the grounds when trying to link them together for a display in the estate. In a photo posted on the Facebook Read More

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Workers’ Party’s AHPETC becomes a directly-managed town council
By Kirsten Han Posted on by Kirsten Han 0

The Workers’ Party’s Aljunied-Hougang Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) ceased to be managed by a Managing Agent on 15 July, WP MP Lee Lilian said on her Facebook page on late Thursday night. “For the last few months, my fellow MPs and I Read More

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Wall Street Journal report: Temasek Holdings is selling Neptune Orient Lines
By Kirsten Han Posted on by Kirsten Han 0

The Wall Street Journal has reported that state investment company Temasek Holdings is selling Neptune Orient Lines Ltd (NOL), which was founded in 1968 as Singapore’s national shipping line. Temasek owns 65% of the shares in NOL, with the remainder traded on the Read More

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High time to audit the books of the People’s Association
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss The People’s Association (“PA”) is an organ heavily funded by taxpayers’ money. For FY 2012 and FY 2013, it received S$399 million and S$540 million in Government grants respectively. [1] Earlier this year, the Government increased by 51.3 percent the estimated Read More

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Gov’t should freeze all funds to PA until full audit is done
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Most of you would have heard about the “lapses” of the grassroots organisations under People’s Association that was uncovered in the Auditor General’s Office (AGO) annual audit for 2014/15 by now. But for those who have not, the AGO found lapses in the Read More

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Ex-CCC chairman, Tonic Oh, sued in 2002 civil suit
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

It has emerged that Mr Oh Thai Nan, also known as Tonic Oh, was involved in a civil suit in 2002 over a sum of almost $400,000 claimed by a Ms Chua Siew Moi, also known as Erica Chua. (See here.) Mr Oh Read More

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Toa Payoh vandal tried to wiggle out of heavy sentence: DPP
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Boaz Koh Wen Jie, 18, had deliberately enrolled into a rehabilitation centre just days before he pleaded guilty in order the get a lighter sentence, alleged Deputy Public Prosecutor Francis Ng yesterday, 16 July. Koh along with four other friends were found guilty on Read More

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AGO on MOM – Gates opened wider for Employment and Work Pass breaches?
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee Among the financial and contractual lapses highlighted in the annual Auditor-General Office’s (AGO) report on government ministries and statutory boards, one might have slipped the sight of readers, among the many irregularities in how government departments and grassroot organisations procured Read More

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