Daily Archives: 2016-01-21

Former Solicitor-General, Francis Seow dies at the age of 88
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Former Solicitor-General, Law Society president and ISA detainee, Francis Seow has died at the age of 88. The news of Mr Seow passing was first announced by Dr Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) on his Facebook page. He Read More

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“Riot squad brutally beats up a group of unarmed students on 13 May 1954” incident
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Many would recall the National Service riot in 1954 which was taught in Singapore history textbook. The official narrative goes about like this, “Singapore’s earliest attempt to introduce compulsory conscription in 1952 was vigorously resisted by the Chinese middle school students. On 13 May Read More

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Prof Shih Choon Fong – Turning local businesses into global leaders
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Professor Shih Choon Fong from the National University of Singapore has proposed that Singapore government should look at the creation of “launchpads” outside of Singapore to allow Singaporean entrepreneurs to reach out to the global market. Prof Shih at his public lecture on Read More

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SDP calls for immediate release of Sembcorp Marine’s and Keppel’s financial status
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) calls for the immediate release of Sembcorp Marine’s and Keppel’s financial status after learning that Sembcorp Industries might inject funds into its subsidiary Sembcorp Marine or buy full control of the drilling rig builder to replenish finances strained by Read More

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Five beacons of hope for the property market in 2016
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By 99.co Volatility in the stock market will send investors scurrying for alternatives The stock markets have been volatile in the opening weeks of 2016. A second crash in China’s stock market caused the Straits Times Index to fall 4.6 per cent in Read More

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Should Singaporeans be worried about increased fixed deposit-linked mortgage rates?
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By Vinod Nair, MoneySmart.sg Now that DBS has raised its fixed deposit-linked home loan rate or DBS FHR two weeks ago from 0.5 per cent to 0.6 per cent, should Singaporeans be concerned? Why has the DBS FHR gone up? And why now? Read More

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