Daily Archives: 2016-04-04

Making film stars out of Singapore’s domestic workers
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Last updated on April 6th, 2016 at 04:43 pmBy Rob O’brien The shoestring budget film Remittance depicts the hardship of life in Singapore through its ensemble cast of real life domestic workers. But now they are waiting for its message to reach the Read More

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Minister of Health: Greatest penalty to staff is the pain and regret of the Hepatitis C incident
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Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Mr Leon Perera asked the Minister for Health in Parliament today; (a) what are the names of the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Ministry staff who have been disciplined in connection with the Hepatitis C hospital infection cluster Read More

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Why women need to talk about NS
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By Dhevy Sivaprakasam Even as commentaries(1) have been written about clear differential treatment between men and women with respect to National Service (NS) in Singapore, women’s attitudes here towards NS have remained relatively nonchalant. The fact that men give up at least two years Read More

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BNPop Songs and Politics: Review of “The Songs We Sang”
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By Ng Yi-Sheng I’m not a xinyao fan. I’m one of those jiak kentang, angmoh-ified, xiangjiaoren guys who got a C6 for his Chinese O-Levels on his second try. But I am a dutiful supporter of local cinema, so I turned up at Read More

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10 reasons why Dr Chee is the more electable candidate at Bukit Batok SMC by-election
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Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 09:58 pmBy Wee Lee Sum I have been keenly following developments to the by-election which I believe will be called in June 2016. After reading several posts from various sources about why the Secretary General of Read More

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10th annivesary of Eco Action day, a call for all to pledge positive actions for Singapore’s environment
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Japanese electronic multinational Ricoh Asia Pacific kicked off the 10th anniversary of its Eco Action Day initiative on last Friday (1 April) with a call for organisations and individuals to pledge positive actions for the environment in Singapore. Eco Action Day is Singapore’s Read More

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US nonfarm payrolls beat expectation, Moody’s lowers Singapore banks’ outlook
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By Margaret Yang March US nonfarm payrolls increased by 215k, beating market expectations of 205k. The unemployment rate was little changed at 5.0%. New jobs were mainly added in the retail trade, construction and healthcare sectors, whereas job losses occurred in the manufacturing Read More

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