Daily Archives: 2016-07-15

The Party Don’t Stop: A Review of GRC by Teater Ekamatra
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Ng Yi-Sheng Imagine another Singapore: one where our racial quotas are reversed. Malays are the privileged majority, while Chinese are a disenfranchised minority, the underachievers of an otherwise prosperous modern nation. That’s the premise of GRC (Geng Rebut Cabinet), a bilingual Malay-English play Read More

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Friends and families of the deceased boatman in the Marina Bay boat fire incident attend wake
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Friends and families of the deceased boatman in the Marina Bay boat fire incident attended the wake on Thursday (July 14) to pay their respects. The wake takes place on Block 735, Jurong West St 75 and will last until Saturday (July 16) Read More

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Pakary Haw Ball withdraw from shelves after plastic chip found in one of the bottles
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) announced on July 13 that the China-made candy, Pakary Haw Ball had been recalled. A small plastic chip was said to be found Inside a 80 gram bottle. AVA said that it received the report from a member of Read More

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Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) scoring to change from 2021
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

From 2021, students taking their Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) will be scored with Achievement Levels (ALs) of 1 to 8 in each of their four subjects. The sum of these ALs will make up students’ final scores, which will now be called Read More

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2011 SMRT Bishan depot break-in revealed to be works of two graffiti artists from America
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The vandals who broke into SMRT’s Bishan Depot in August 2011 have been identified as two graffiti artists from America, Jim Harper and Danielle Bremner, who go by the monikers Utah and Ether respectively. In August 2011, a SMRT train was found vandalised Read More

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SDP calls for COI in light of latest revelation on E M Services
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has called for an independent Commission of Inquiry to be convened in light of the latest revelation that E M Services Pte Ltd that is owned by Housing Development Board (HDB) and Keppel Land was found guilty by Competition Commission Read More

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PM Lee congratulate Theresa May in becoming the next British Prime Minister
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote a letter on behalf of the Singapore’s Government to congratulate Theresa May for her appointment as the next British Prime Minister . The letter which was dated July 13 was published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read More

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S$40m waste-to-energy facility to be built by NEA and NTU in Tuas by 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Energy (NEA) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has signed an agreement on July 13 for the collaboration of the development of the waste-to-energy facility in Tuas worth S$40m at the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore located at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Read More

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Mahathir, former PM, to form new party to challenge Malaysia PM
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Mahathir bin Mohamad, the country’s longest serving Prime Minister, has vowed to launch a new party in coalition to challenge the Prime Minister, Najib Razak. “We who oppose Najib cannot achieve victory unless we work together as a coalition,” said Mahathir. An accusation emerged last Read More

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Hong Kong withstand contract with CSR Qingdao Sifang for 93 urban trains despite public furor
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

MTR Corp managing director Kam Chak-pui announced on July 13 that the corporation will withstand the HK$6 billion contract (SGD$1 billion) it made last year with CSR Qingdao Sifang Co Ltd., a company which built defected trains for Singapore, for 93 urban trains. Read More

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