Daily Archives: 2016-09-10

328 cases of Zika infection, as 14 new cases confirmed
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that as of 12 pm on 10 September, 14 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection was confirmed in Singapore, bringing the number to 328. Among these cases, 7 of them were linked to the Aljunied Crescent/ Read More

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The honourable children of Nantah, and the worms
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Tan Wah Piow Nantah, or Nanyang University of the 1950s and 1960s was an institution whose history, without exaggeration, was written in blood, tears, political persecutions, and banishments. Nantah should not be mistaken with the present reconstituted institution of the same name. Read More

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Duterte lash out at U.S during summit over human rights concerns by Obama
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

VIENTIANE, LAOS – Just after a brief meeting between the U.S. President Barack Obama and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at the East Asia Summit, thinking that all was well for the two  President Duterte decides to show a picture of killings by the Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock asks supporters to wait for debate in Parliament to determine reason of the elected presidency review
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Dr Tan Cheng Bock posted a message on Saturday (10 September) asking for his friends and supporters to wait to determine the reason for the elected presidency review. Dr Tan, who was a candidate in the Presidential Election 2011, said that many Singaporeans Read More

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Singapore’s paralympic gold medalist will get $160k before tax
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Before anyone tells you that Yip Pin Xiu, Singapore’s paralympic swimmer who just won a gold medal at the Rio Paralympic 2016 in the S2 100m backstroke will stand to get $200,000, here to tell you again that it is not. Read :Schooling Read More

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Flood of emotions for Ang Peng Siong in an Olympic Dream
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

In Singapore, Ang Peng Siong was probably the first figure of swimming. He was nicknamed Asia’s ‘Flying Fish’, idolised and the source of inspiration for many. In 1982, Ang Peng Siong became the first, and since then the only, Singaporean to hold the Read More

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Yip Pin Xiu won gold medal at the 100m backstroke in Paralympic Rio 2016 with world record
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Yip Pin Xiu, 24-year-old Singapore para-swimmer, has won a gold medal in the 100m backstroke S2 event with a world record in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on Saturday (10 September). Making it the second gold medal won in Rio de Janeiro after Joseph Schooling’s Read More

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Daldykan River in Siberia turned blood red
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Russian authorities are trying to determine the cause of the unpleasant change to the Daldykan River, a Siberian river that has suddenly and mysteriously turned blood red on 7 September. Photos are shared on social media, and the Association of the Indigenous Peoples Read More

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How to (legally) avoid paying credit card interest in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Got credit card debt in Singapore? Here’s how to neatly – and legally – avoid the high interest rates. Credit card interest rates are among the highest you’ll encounter – 24 per cent per annum on average. That can cause even small debts to snowball out Read More

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