Daily Archives: 2016-01-14

#KamiTidakTakut shows solidarity of Indonesians in face of deadly bomb attacks
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

#KamiTidakTakut (We’re not afraid) is now trending on social media platform Twitter in Jarkata to show that Indonesians are not intimidated by the bomb attacks in the Indonesian capital as they shared news and well-wishes about the incident. Earlier on, six explosions were Read More

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PM Lee Hsien Loong expresses shock over the news of Jakarta bombings
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on April 5th, 2016 at 01:54 pmSingapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has expressed his shock and dismay over by news of the bomb attacks in Jakarta on Thursday, 14 January. In his Facebook post, he added, ““We all are grieving Read More

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STB: Auditioning for the trendiest cat in Tiong Bahru
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Many might have seen the above clip by now, a video of gorgeous community cats running about the public housing and gathering for their glamour shots. Produced by the Singapore Tourism Board, the tourism promotion clip has its backdrop set as an audition for the Read More

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Multiple explosions and gunfire at downtown Jakarta
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Update: Six explosions were reported with five attackers and two other people confirmed dead from the incident. Multiple explosions have been reported near Sarinah, a shopping mall in Central Jakarta on Thursday. 5th and 6th bombing — Jeremy Douglas (@jdouglasSEA) January 14, 2016 Read More

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Is the A-G part of the solution?
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By Tan Wah Piow The speech by the Singapore’s Attorney-General Mr V K Rajah at the Opening of the Legal Year 2016 is not one which would attract my attention except that this being the first Lee Kuan Yew-free legal year, I was Read More

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Singapore River Explorer’s failure, may prove Ducktour’s stance in 2012 right
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

In 2012, local tour agency, DUCK & HiPPO wrote a long blogpost about how the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) poorly planned the water transportation tender, after it lost the tender to a new startup river operator, Singapore River Explorer (SRE). SRE is a Read More

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First charity dinner by the Cat Welfare Society to seek reinvention
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Every year, local animal welfare group, the Cat Welfare Society (CWS) fight for its survival as a non-profit animal welfare organisation, funding sterilisation of cats, medical fees and other miscellaneous fees for the welfare of cats in the community. In 2015, the Cat Read More

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