Daily Archives: July 30, 2015

A “very big disadvantage”, says PAP MP of no-contest in Tanjong Pagar in 2011
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tanjong Pagar GRC, Chia Shi Lu, says it is a “very big disadvantage” that his team did not go through an electoral contest in the last general election in 2011. Dr Chia, from the People’S Action Party Read More

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Mothership.sg will pay $50,000 bond to MDA and be subject to 24-hour takedown notice
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

The Media Development Authority has told local news website Mothership.sg to register as an individual licensee under the Broadcasting Act. This means that Mothership will have to post a S$50,000 performance bond to MDA and be subject to a 24-hour take down notice Read More

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Gas tariffs increased, follows hike in electricity tariffs in June
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

For the three months of August to October, households using City Gas will see an increase of gas tariffs of 3.6 per cent. This will see the increase from 17.62 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) to 18.25 cents per kWh for the quarter. Read More

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Customer to SIA: An issue of poor service and an absolute problem of no empathy
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Tan Tiong Ghee A month ago, I shared this article regarding a bad experience I had with SIA, http://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2015/06/bad-experience-on-sia-flight-to-germany/. The SIA spokesperson’s response was “We did provide a credit of KrisFlyer miles and offered to provide a gift voucher as a gesture Read More

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Former Malaysian deputy prime minister alleges Najib misappropriated funds in video
By Kirsten Han Posted on by Kirsten Han 0

A video in which Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin purportedly recounting a conversation he had had with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak about the state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) has gone viral. Malaysian media reported that Muhyiddin alleged that Read More

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PAP in panic mode, loss of power inevitable
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Philip Ang The unnecessary changes to the boundaries of electoral constituencies is confirmation of the People’s Action Party (PAP)’s loss of confidence. Contrary to propaganda, PAP NEVER resolved any issues because it has not addressed the root cause of our problems, ie Read More

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“Raise fares to improve train service”
By Andrew Loh Posted on by Andrew Loh 0

“Raise fares to improve train service”, says the title of the letter to the Straits Times forum page on Wednesday. Mr Jonathan Toh Joo Khai, the writer, pointed at the Public Transport Council (PTC), which regulates public transport fares, as the “root cause Read More

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Legal assistance for online media more critical today
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 0

By Ghui With the recent announcements of the electoral boundaries and the impending general elections looming, it is a forgone conclusion that blog activity and online discussions will spike. In tandem with growing public perception that state owned media outlets are the government’s Read More

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Grassroots leader charged in court for assaulting driver
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

A 48-year-old Permanent Resident (PR) from the United Kingdom is suspected of assaulting a 37-year-old financial consultant and drove a car towards the other, charged on Tuesday morning. The accused, John Duncan Tasker faces two charges, namely for the use of criminal force Read More

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Embrace wider humanistic values – an essay for SG50
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Kortia Kang Siew Lan National identity, local heritage and cultures are what I think we should continue to navigate into and must be strengthened. To me, Casinos at the Integrated Resorts, enjoying the affluence of life and moving around in fast pace, hearing Read More

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