Daily Archives: 2015-08-01

Crowdsav: Reply by SCDF to its claims on SCDF’s initative

By Dr Dana,  Founder of Crowdsav It was brought to our attention that a recent reply by us to the SCDF official Facebook page dated 25th July was deleted. The post was with a link to the TNP.sg article of volunteers using the newly launched SCDF app myResponder. The contents of our reply to the SCDF post was as follows : “In the …

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Intriguing battle looms in Punggol East SMC

After winning by the smallest of margins in the 2011 General Election, veteran People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament, Charles Chong, could again be involved in one of the most intriguing contests in the upcoming elections. Mr Chong is reported to be the PAP’s likely candidate to contest the Punggol East single-member constituency (SMC), which is currently held by …

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MRT lines disrupted on Friday – but no updates from SMRT

https://twitter.com/Riodemaniaac/status/627064345227169792 An unknown fault between the Bugis and the Tanah Merah MRT stations caused service delays along the East West Line and certain parts of the North-South Line during the peak hour on Friday. Transport operator, SMRT, which is in charge of these two lines, did not make any announcement on its social media platforms, neither were free bus services …

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Court case to review complaint against lawyer, PAP MP Alvin Yeo, starts

Last week (24 Jul), the case to get the High Court to review the complaint against two Singapore Medical Council’s (SMC) lawyers started. The case was brought about by surgeon Susan Lim’s husband, Deepak Sharma, who is a retired banker. He wants the High Court to reverse the decision of Law Society which earlier decided to dismiss the complaint against …

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Singaporean historian launches weekly podcast

Dr Thum Ping Tjin, a Singaporean historian who is a Research Associate at the Centre for Global History and co-ordinator of Project Southeast Asia at the University of Oxford, has launched a weekly radio show and podcast entitled The History of Singapore. Planned as a series of 40 episodes, the podcast will cover Singapore’s founding as a British port in …

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