Daily Archives: 2015-12-14

    Domestic worker lost 20kgs after being starved for 15 months
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A Singaporean couple is on trial for allegedly starving their Filipina domestic worker while employed under the two. Ms Thelma Oyasan Gawidan, 40, had worked for the couple for almost 1.5 years before she escaped from the condominium. She lost 20kgs from her Read More

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    Dengue fever cluster persist in Tampines Ave 4 over a month
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    From Outbreak.SGcharts.SG A dengue cluster along Tampines Ave 4 have persisted over a month since 9 November with a total of 109 cases, of which 25 were reported in the last 2 weeks. A dengue cluster indicates a locality with active transmission where intervention Read More

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    WP reiterates concern over negotiations between LTA and SMRT over new rail financing system
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    The Workers’ Party (WP) has called upon the government to introduce KPIs on the progress of maintenance and renewal of rail assets on an annual basis, and to seek transparency on negotiations between Land Transport Authority (LTA) and rail transport operator SMRT for the Read More

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    Talent galore at the Migrant Worker Poetry Competition
    By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

    Two Bangladeshi migrant workers and an Indonesian domestic worker nabbed the top three prizes at the finals of the Migrant Worker Poetry Competition held at the National Library on Sunday. 38-year-old Zakir Hossain Khokon won the top spot, an honour he had also Read More

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    Youths demands action, not empty promises in COP21 to address climate change issues
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Ms Nor Lastrina Hamid of the Singapore Youth for Climate Action (SYAC) was spoke at the Conference of the Parties (COP21) on behalf on world youth to voice their concerns over climate change and call for a legally-binding agreement between parties to ensure actions to be taken Read More

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