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Daily Archives: 2016-08-02

Factually repeats baseless reasoning by National Arts Council on $880,000 bin centre

It was noted in the Auditor-General's Report for Financial Year 2015/16 that the National Arts Council (NAC) under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) had directly engaged the consultants of the Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall (VT/VCH) to provide additional consultancy services (amounting to $0.41 million) for the construction of a bin centre, without  first conducting a cost assessment …

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Family of ISA detainee issues statement to rebut allegations by MHA

Below is the statement from the family of Zulfikar Mohamad Shariff, the 44 year old Singaporean who has been recently detained under the Internal Security Act (ISA) We refer to the various reports over the past several days in the Singapore and other media, based on content and statements originating from the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs, Government Ministers, spokespersons …

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Newly released PTC report on ways to improve public transportation

The Public Transport Council (PTC) has released an inaugural report on Monday (1 August), detailing suggestions for the improvement of public transport for commuters. PTC plans on integrating the suggestions and recommendations with the evolving of public transport governance, planning, and design in order to improve it The report is a result of a six-months research in the form of …

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Sports official voices out against the lack of live Olympic games telecast and Sport Singapore’s message to keep “neutral”

Mr Jose Raymond, a former journalist and press secretary to Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan spoke out yesterday on his Facebook account on the lack of live telecast for the Rio Olympics 2016. In regards to comments made by Minister of Culture, Community, and Youth (MCCY) Grace Fu on Sunday, that the decision not to telecast …

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