Daily Archives: 2016-07-29

    So how does a 880k bin centre look like?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Just last week, Auditor-General Office stated in its report for Financial Year 2015/2016 that there had been inadequate assessment on the reasonableness of the consultancy fee of $410,000 quoted for the construction of a bin centre built by the National Arts Council (NAC) for Read More

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    NUS suspends annual Orientation Week after emergency meeting
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The National University of Singapore (NUS) has informed the media that it has suspended its annual Orientation Week next week. Straits Times has reported that an emergency meeting was called by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) on Friday (29 July) afternoon, and Read More

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    NUS confirms viral video of girl being dunked in water, was taken in school
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The National University of Singapore (NUS) has confirmed with Straits Times that a video circulating online of people getting dunked in a pond, was a residential activity that took place in Sheares Hall on Wednesday (27 July). The video was first posted on Read More

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    New bill claiming to protect Singapore’s judiciary. But is it and will it?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Teo Soh Lung The Administration of Justice (Protection) Bill presented to parliament on 11 July 2016 reminds me of another law, the Preservation of Public Security Ordinance (PPSO), 1955. Far from “preserving” public security, the government of that day used the law Read More

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    UN Human Rights Office concerned by new Malaysia security law
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    BANGKOK (29 July 2016) – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia (OHCHR) said on Friday it was concerned by the entry into force in Malaysia of the National Security Council (NSC) Act which gives the Prime Minister sweeping security powers and Read More

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    44-yr-old Singaporean arrested and detained under ISA for terrorism-related activities
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced that a 44-year-old Singaporean has been arrested in Singapore and subsequently detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) in July 2016 for terrorism-related activities. MHA has said that Zulfikar bin Mohamad Shariff has been served with Read More

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    Paper company APRIL in the limelight but SEC remains silent
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    In the article, ‘Indonesia’s forestry minister axes deal with paper firm over ‘irregularities’’ published in The Straits Times on 27 July 2016, it has been reported that ‘Indonesia’s Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar has vetoed a land management agreement with a member company Read More

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    Migrant worker seeks help for a new job after duped by employer
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    This man on the picture is Rahman and a Bangladeshi. He came to Singapore in hope to be able to provide better living for his family. He had a good career back then when he lived in Bangladesh. He worked in a garment factory Read More

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    Parcel Scam—Three Malaysians face heavier punishment if convicted
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 10:08 pmThree Malaysian nationals who were charged in connection with a parcel scam about two weeks ago, now face charges that would result in more severe punishment if they were convicted. Hiu Sheng Fatt, Ooi Lun Xiang and Read More

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    Business man shot 16 times at Kuala Lumpur in broad daylight
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Malaysia –  A business man was shot in broad day light on 27 July at the Jalan Taman Ibu Kota/Jalan Genting Klang junction, Kuala Lumpur at about 3.30 pm. The victim, who was in his 40’s, was driving along the roads near a mall Read More

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