Daily Archives: 2015-07-29

Cause of mass train disruption identified, could have been prevented
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

SMRT Pte Ltd and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has identified the massive train disruption that occurred last month on 7 July to be caused by a water leak into weakened electrical systems. The disruption crippled both the North South Lines and the Read More

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MDA asks new website The Middle Ground to register
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

New social political website, The Middle Ground has been asked to register with the Media Development Authority (MDA), said the website’s consulting editor, Bertha Henson on her Facebook page. The Middle Ground, which started in 15 June 2015, was essentially a relaunch of Henson’s Read More

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Maybe we do need in-fighting within the PAP
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee As a public relations campaign, you can say that the ruling People’s Action Party is off to a bad start as it heads into the coming general elections. Nowhere is this more apparent than the back-and-forth in both online and Read More

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The orchid Singapore has named after David Cameron is the colour of a rival party
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

Singapore has long had the practice of naming cross-bred orchids after celebrities and foreign dignitaries. Yet the ceremony to name an orchid after British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday took an awkward turn when the orchid appeared to reflect the colours of a Read More

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Talking to the people – Dr Chee Soon Juan launches blog
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Dr Chee Soon Juan, secretary general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), launched a new personal website yesterday. It collates all of his writings, speeches,  interviews and videos of him covering his political career and his personal views on improving various aspects of Read More

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“Honour God by honouring Mr Lee Kuan Yew”
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm I kid you not.  “What did I just read?” would be the thought that runs through your mind. Since 2007, Love Singapore,  a group of Christian pastors and ministries, have held the 40 days Read More

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More incentives for people to take part in clean energy generation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Dennis Yap James Hansen, NASA’s former lead climate scientist recently argued that glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will melt 10 times faster than previous consensus estimates, resulting in sea level rises of at least 3 metres in as little as 50 years. Read More

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Post on controversial flag display hidden from MP’s main page
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

A controversial post by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sengkang West single-member constituency (SMC), Lam Pin Min, seems to have been hidden from his timeline on his Facebook page. The display had roused criticisms among members of the public for the inappropriate Read More

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Cultural and economic aspects of food – an essay for SG50
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Marcus Tang Present day Singapore has achieved much while we celebrate SG50. A significant moment marks how a small trading port has upgraded to a modern city. No mean feat for an island with no natural resources. Our cultural diversity plays a Read More

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7 Letters: Cinematic imagination beyond 50 years of achievement, but also 50 years of loss
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:01 am By Lim Jia Liang Warning – SPOILERS. SPOILERS EVERYWHERE “7 Letters” was very, very good. I’m sure there will be a proper cinematic release in time to come, but there is poignancy and urgency in Read More

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