Daily Archives: 2016-09-13

MP Lee Bee Wah asks for a transparent policy on NS deferment for male athletes
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, Member of Parliament of Nee Soon GRC, made a passionate call for more support from the government for athletes in light of the recent medals won by local athletes in the Olympic and Paralympics. Ms Lee highlighted four Read More

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“Message in a bottle” arrived at the right place with no address written
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ever sent a letter that was returned to you because of a wrong address written? Well, that didn’t happen to the letter which was received by Rebecca Cathrine Kaadu Ostenfel, the owner of a farm where she lives with her family, her husband and Read More

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How can a ‘common’ comic artist survive in Singapore?
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

How can a ‘common’ comic artist survive in Singapore? This question comes to mind if one reads the Facebook post of Sonny Liewon Tuesday, 13 September, the famed artist of award-winning graphic book, “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye”. The book that Read More

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Theresa Goh’s bronze medal paid off her 17 years of training and perseverance
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Theresa Goh won her bronze medal after finishing the race in third place in the women’s SB4 100m breaststroke final in Rio de Janeiro on Monday (12 September), morning (Singapore time). The 29-year-old athlete finished in 1min 55.55s. With the first place was taken by Sarah Read More

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Philippines President says the US Special Force has to go from Mindanao
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday that the US Special Forces has to go out of Mindanao, because their presence could rouse trouble in the region. “Those US special forces, they have to go. They have to go. In Mindanao, there are Read More

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Credit cards with free luggage welcome offers in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Are you a savvy shopper, a gourmand, or a fun-loving millenial? The right credit card for you might also come with free luggage. When choosing a credit card, people always told to focus on the card’s benefits, not the welcome offers. The Read More

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Award-winning ‘Monkey Goes West’ returns by popular demand
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

To bring the Year of the Monkey to a happy climax, W!LD RICE’s award-winning Monkey Goes West will be returning for a strictly limited season to the Drama Centre Theatre for the holidays. Monkey Goes West completely sold out its first run in Read More

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A Better Life, a film about the non-religious, comes to Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Collectively written by: Humanist Society (Singapore) Executive Committee In multi-religious Singapore where religion is seen as a positive force setting the moral tone of society, the non-religious remains an easily misunderstood group. From time to time, freethinkers, atheists and agnostics in Singapore are Read More

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TOC’s FQS on Race Relations – Data Analysis Report
By Gangasudhan Published on by Gangasudhan 0

By Gangasudhan The issue of race relations in Singapore rearing its ugly head in recent weeks, starting with a CNA-IPS survey that suggested that racism in Singapore was not serious and now, constitutional changes to the Elected Presidency that would define qualification criteria along race lines. TOC Read More

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