Daily Archives: 2015-07-20

Video of woman hitting old lady sweeping the floor – man calls for help
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

A video of an elderly woman being slapped in the face has been posted online on Facebook. In what the uploader of he video says is an incident which occurred in a HDB flat in Delta Road, the elderly and frail woman was Read More

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AGO on PA irregularities – CCMCs award contracts worth $17.78m without approvals
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

The Auditor General’s Office (AGO) released its report last week, and particular attention has been focused on the People’s Association (PA) and its lapses in financial accounting. The PA is chaired by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and has several ministers on its Read More

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Old-school fixture Shashlik Restaurant to close amid manpower shortage
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Shashlik Restaurant is the Singaporean’s secret. A quaint 100-seater on the sixth floor of the slightly-shabby Far East Shopping Centre on Orchard Road, its clientele is unlikely to come from foot traffic. Its neighbours on that floor are empty lots, tuition centres and Read More

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ORBIS: Maintaining flawless skin in a gentle and effective manner
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pm Press release from ORBIS ORBIS announces its revolutionary solution to menstrual acne – the renewed CLEAR series that not only prevents menstrual acne, but also enhances the skin’s protective functions during the female monthly Read More

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AWARE statement on the prosecution of Amos Yee
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:49 pmAWARE has grave concerns about the negative implications of the recent prosecution of Amos Yee. This statement focuses on harassment and hate speech as these areas are closest to our work, although we also share Read More

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Overseas voters to submit application by 30 July to vote in Myanmar election
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amAs Myanmar is going to hold its general elections on 8 November 2015, Myanmar citizens in Singapore can apply to cast their advance votes at the Myanmar Embassy. In order to be able to do Read More

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Ignoring domestic workers’ rights is what Singapore does best
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Rob O’Brien A few weeks ago I wrote a story about Marifel, the wonderful domestic worker who cared for my kids while I lived in Singapore for five years. The story, published on Medium, got 60,000 views — largely thanks to Facebook — Read More

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Malaysia government blocks news website Sarawak Report
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amThe Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has blocked UK-based independent news website Sarawak Report in relation to the investigation on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), which recently came into the limelight for alleged illegal money transfers Read More

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