Daily Archives: 2016-03-01

Why I am unsympathetic towards residents affected by the Cross Island Line

By Victor Goh The planned construction of the new Cross Island Line across the Central Catchment Nature Reserve has triggered concerns from environmental organizations. Calling for zero impact on the nature reserve, these groups have suggested an alternative route along Lornie Road. In response, the president of Yew Lian Park Residents’ Association, as the representative of affected residents in the …

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NDP 2016 to pay 8 times more in rental for venue at new Sports Hub

Member of Parliament from Aljunied GRC, Ms Sylvia Lim asked in parliament on Monday about the cost of the extra days of National Day Parade (NDP) rehearsals at the Sports Hub and whether the government expects to pay similar amounts for future years when the Sports Hub is chosen as the NDP venue again. In his reply, Defence Minister Ng …

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TNP apologises to former-editor of TRS over defamatory statements

The New Paper (TNP), Singapore’s tabloid newspaper has apologised to the former editor of now-defunct social media website, The Real Singapore, Mr Robin Yang for publishing an article that contained statements which are defamatory. TNP wrote in its apology published on its own newspaper, “In the March 4, 2015 issue of The New Paper, we published an article titled “They own …

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