Daily Archives: 2016-04-22

SDP announces social programmes for Bukit Batok SMC ahead of by-election

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) held a press conference at its headquarters on Friday evening to introduce its proposed social programmes to be implemented at Bukit Batok Single Member Constituency. In total, four social programmes have been proposed, should its candidate win the by-election. The four social programme are: Hearts for BB, Pathfinder, Legal Lifeline, and Dollars and Sense. Speaking …

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Disruption at NEL due to train fault for thirty minutes

SBS Transit posted an update on its social media channel at 10.02 am, announcing that service on its North East Line is disrupted due to a train fault. NEL svc is delayed due to a train fault at HarbourFront NE1. Additional travel time of abt 10 minutes may be expected in both directions. — SBS Transit (@SBSTransit_Ltd) April 22, 2016 …

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Obituary – Pak Said Zahari, the quintessential nationalist

In Memory of PAK SAID ZAHARI (1928 – 2016) We fondly remember Pak Said Zahari who passed away on 12 April 2016. He never failed to greet us with his hearty laughter and warm smiles whenever we met him. Despite his illness, he was always cheerful, and an inspiration to all of us. Pak Said was truly a nationalist. As …

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Pink Dot SG 2016: Celebrating everyday heroes of their LGBT friends

Pink Dot SG, Singapore’s annual rally in support of the Freedom to Love regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, looks forward to its return to Hong Lim Park for the eighth year this coming 4 June 2016. Announcing this event, organisers today unveiled a refreshed event format, massive support from a record number of Corporate Sponsors, new Ambassadors, three …

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Equities retrace as ECB keeps rate unchanged, Commodities carnival takes a break

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Equities – US equities retraced from recent highs, with the S&P 500 down 0.52% to 2,091. The ECB decided to keep interest rates unchanged last night.  Currently, the market is in a vulnerable balance – the commodities rebound eased worries of a global recession and the Fed’s dovish stance sent emerging market equities and currencies …

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