Daily Archives: 2015-07-22

Actor who alleged Gov’t interference in LKY musical removes blog post
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

About 10 days after the stage play, “Singapura”, abruptly ended its run amidst controversial circumstances, another play is mired in controversy as well. An actor in the stage production, “The LKY Musical”, has removed his blog article in which he had alleged Government Read More

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Singapore police freeze bank accounts in Singapore in related to 1MDB investigations
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Two bank accounts in Singapore have been frozen by the Singapore Police Force as part of an investigation into alleged money laundering as part of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal unfolding in Malaysia. The Business Times reported on Wednesday morning that the Read More

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Passersby try to lift truck to save man in accident
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

A video of a group of passersby trying to lift a truck in order to pull a man out from underneath it has been posted on Facebook. The accident apparently occurred along Boon keng Road on Wednesday. The uploader of the video, one Read More

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The 6.9 million issue – Part 1: The productivity story, and other cultural folklore
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:34 pm By Howard Lee The ruling People’s Action Party would indeed be naive if it were to believe that the issue that drew a massive bone of contention following the last general election would be Read More

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Flights delayed, airport closed in Bali due to ash cloud from Mt Raung
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:02 amWinds pushing ash from Mount Raung in Indonesia back towards Denpasar are causing flights to Bali to be delayed for safety reasons, reported media. An Indonesian government vulcanologist had noted that Raung was shooting out ash 3,000 Read More

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Almost $1m worth of contracts & purchases by 9 GROs made without following rules
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

The Auditor General’s Office (AGO), which released its annual audit of government ministries and statutory boards last week, has found lapses in procurement among the grassroots organisations (GROs) under the People’s Association (PA). The Online Citizen (TOC) has highlighted two such instances in Read More

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Police, CNB to consult on video-recording of police interviews
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) will commence consultations on the Video Recording of Interviews (VRI) during investigations, with the view to start a pilot of VRI from the first quarter of 2016. The authorities said this in Read More

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Tribute publication about Lee Kuan Yew to be given free to all schools, associations and national libraries
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

A new Mandarin-language book on Singapore’s founding Prime Minister was launched on 21 July by local Chinese newspaper, Lianhe Zaobao. The LianheZaobao editorial team behind the book, hopes that the book can serve the purpose of national education in Singapore. The 248-page book, titled Read More

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Foreign labour and immigrants in S’poreans’ interests, says PM Lee
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Speaking at a FutureChina Global Forum on Tuesday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Government has “Singaporeans’ interests at heart” when it came to immigration and population policies. He said “it makes sense to take in foreign labour and immigrants” purely from Read More

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HOME mental health survey: Burmese domestic workers under duress
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 04:16 pm  “I could handle it all up until I was accused of [seducing my employer’s husband]. All I did was try to help.” By Maria Fraser Myanmar domestic worker, Moe, 24, lasted a grand total Read More

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