Daily Archives: 2016-04-30

Response to “The Paper Lantern of Elite Education in Singapore”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Oscuro I refer to the article, “The Paper Lantern of Elite Education in Singapore”, published by TOC on the 26th of April. I am a recent graduate of the same school as the author of the article. (I hope you weren’t trying too Read More

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PM accuses Dr Chee of being a racist for failing to remove comments on his Facebook
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 09:25 pmDuring a door-stop interview after Dr Chee’s “cycle-about” this morning, a ST reporter posed a puzzling question to him. “Dr Chee, this morning PM spoke about some racist comments that were posted on your Facebook Read More

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On integrity & hypocrisy & setting bad examples at Bukit Batok By-election
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 10:30 pmBy Jentrified Citizen It is really shameful to see our Prime Minister and senior ministers behave in such a despicable manner during the Bukit Batok by-election. Ministers Grace Fu and Halimah Yacob continued the PAP’s Read More

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RCs in Bukit Batok SMC putting up and taking down PAP candidate’s banner
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 10:31 pmThe Online Citizen (TOC) was alerted by one reader on 27 April about individuals putting the banner for the PAP candidate, Mr Murali Pillai in the Bukit Batok SMC by-election, on the banner rack of Read More

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DPM’s promise for a clean campaign broken: PAP Smear in full swing
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 09:27 pmOn Nomination day, DPM Tharman and Dr Paul Tambyah were spotted chatting and shaking hands. In an interview with TOC, Dr Paul revealed that during the conversation, the DPM gave him his word to have Read More

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Slowing employment growth and more layoffs: MOM
By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

In the Labour Market Advance Release report for the first quarter of 2016, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) reported that despite total employment being 1.4 per cent higher than a year ago, more workers were laid off as compared to this time last Read More

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840,000 households to receive $86 million of Service & Conservancy Charges rebates
By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

In a press release on 29 April, the Ministry of Finance announced $86 million worth of Service & Conservancy Charges (S&CC) rebates for around 840,000 Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats for this year. The rebates each household receives depends on the flat Read More

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PAP candidate, Murali Pillai states, no need for full-time MP
By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 09:30 pmPeople’s Action Party (PAP) candidate contesting in the Bukit Batok by-election Murali Pillai spoke to reporters on 28 April, stating that Members of Parliament (MP) need not be full-time to do this jobs well. His Read More

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Mdm Halimah Yacob’s speech gets lambasted by netizens for character assassination
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 09:28 pmLast night at the People’s Action Party’s election rally for the Bukit Batok By-Election, Speaker of the Parliament, Mdm Halimah Yacob took the stage in support of the PAP candidate, Mr Murali Pillai. She said Read More

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