Monthly Archives: May 2016

What action did Election Department take in response to PAP candidates’ posters at Nee Soon GRC?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is a letter sent to the Election Department on Tuesday evening. Dear Sir, I quote TheOnlineCitizen (TOC) from their article available on this link http://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2015/09/are-the-paps-mini-posters-in-nee-soon-grc-allowed/ “The display of posters and banners advertising for a candidate or group of candidates during the campaign Read More

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Stark contrast in police enforcement of Cooling Off Day regulations
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

On 27 May, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) released a statement about the filing of police reports by the Assistant Returning Officer from the Elections Department (ELD) against socio-political site, The Independent Singapore (TISG), and two individuals, Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng. Read More

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Police conducting extensive investigations on two individuals who allegedly violate cooling off day regulation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Roy Ngerng Yiling and Teo Soh Lung are now being extensively investigated for their alleged offence for posting posts on their Facebook account during the recent Bukit Batok By-election Cooling Off Day. The Election Department had earlier filed police reports against the two Read More

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“Poverty and Inequality in Singapore” by Let’s talk, Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

“Poverty and Inequality in Singapore” is a forum organised by “Let’s Talk, Singapore”, held at Projector on 28 May 2016. Speakers of the event are Yeoh Lam Keong (former Chief Economist, GIC, Adjunct Professor, LKY School of Public Policy), Teo You Yenn (Associate Read More

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Singlish is recognized, but not by Singapore
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By Benjamin Goh The last two weeks created much buzz about Singlish after 19 Singlish words were added to the Oxford English Dictionary and Gwee Li Sui’s piece in the New York Times. This was not the first time Singlish gained international attention, Read More

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Foreign Policy and the Opposition: A Response to Mr Bilahari Kausikan
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Pritam Singh Former Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs Mr Bilahari Kausikan’s remarks at the fifth and final lecture of his IPS-Nathan Lecture Series titled Dealing with an Ambiguous World: Can Singapore Cope? revisited an intractable pessimism and lack of confidence about the Read More

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Stocks rise on Yellen’s comments, Noble CEO resigned
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Equities – Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen commented that a rate increase could be appropriate in the coming months if the economy and labour market were to continue to improve. This is generally in line with market expectations Read More

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SDP calls for fairness in implementation of Cooling-off Day regulations
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) responds to the police reports filed by the Election Department (ELD) against socio-political site, The Independent Singapore (TISG) and two individuals – Teo Soh Lung and Roy Ngerng by saying that ELD should discharge its duty in a non-partisan manner Read More

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What’s wrong, ELD?
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By Rachel Zeng News broke on Friday that the Elections Department (ELD) had lodged a police report against Teo Soh Lung, Roy Ngerng, and The Independent Singapore (TISG) for their posts made on 6 May, which happened to be the Cooling-off Day for Read More

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New MRT station displaces 80-year-old flea market with no alternative location provided by URA
By Sara Yong Published on by Sara Yong 0

The famed Sungei Road flea market will be shut down in 2017 to make room for the Jalan Besar MRT station, which is part of Stage Three of the Downtown Line. The Thieves Market at Sungei Road has been in operation since the Read More

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