Daily Archives: 2016-01-01

Online and mainstream media should show care in reports: former school principal
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The former principal of Shuqun Secondary School, where a “bullying incident” had taken place in September, has penned an online Facebook post urging the online and mainstream media to show greater care in their reports. Mr Chia Hai Siang, who was the principal Read More

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Upbeat but cautious message from PM Lee
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s new year message is one of confidence and hope, but also caution. It is not an unexpected message, given the occasion – a nation celebrating the dawn of a new year – and Mr Lee being the leader Read More

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Grandpa Vivian
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

54-year old Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vivian Balakrishnan, is now a grandfather – and just as the old year of 2015 came to an end. Posting on his Facebook page just past midnight on Thursday morning, Dr Vivian announced the birth of his Read More

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China cannot be absent: Xi Jinping, in new year message
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

“The world is so big, and the problems are so many,” China’s president, Xi Jinping, said in his new year message on Thursday. “The international community expects to hear China’s voice and see China’s plans. China cannot be absent.” Mr Xi was referring Read More

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Position movements at STB in effect from 1 Jan 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on January 6th, 2017 at 11:51 amMinistry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced on 30 December in regards to several board changes at the Singapore Tourism Board (STB), including the appointment of a new Chairman, Mr Chaly Mah Chee Kheong. Mr Read More

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Providing free herbs for the sick and needy
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

By Sharanya Pillai Losing a loved one to cancer is a painful experience, one that 63-year-old Ng Kim Chuan knows all too well. In 2001, Ng’s younger brother succumbed to lymphoma, a cancer affecting the immune system. While coping with his loss, Ng, Read More

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