Daily Archives: 2016-09-17

DPM Tharman’s speech on CPF is not just economics but also politics
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Kuan I like to refer to Donald Low’s post in which he wrote that he was puzzled by conceptual points raised by Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman Shanmugaratnam’s speech on the Central Provident Fund (CPF) and social security at the Economic Read More

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AVA recalls Farmland Tuna Chunks in polyunsaturated oil due to high levels of histamine
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) issues recall for Farmland brand canned “Tuna Chunks in Polyunsaturated Oil” which was imported from Thailand due to high levels of histamine detected in the product through the routine food safety surveillance. AVA stated that it is working with the importer to Read More

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Dismissal of SMRT employees over fatal accident raise questions from public, even from victims’ family
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The news of the dismissal of two staff over the fatal accident in March this year, raise pertinent questions over the grounds in which SMRT has decided upon to take disciplinary action against the two employees, especially the train driver who has been Read More

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Paralympic is less about the sport but the individual, beating the odds the competitor faces in life
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Just this Thursday, Godfrey Robert from The New Paper argues in his article, “Honour Yip, but don’t put her in the same league as Schooling”  that people should not compare para-swimmer Yip Pin Xiu’s achievement with Olympic swimmer Joseph Schooling as they are Read More

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Two companies identified as suspects of land burning in Rokan Hulu, Riau Province
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

INDONESIA, Pekanbaru – Riau Police is establishing two oil-palm plantation companies in Pekanbaru, Riau Province in Indonesia, as suspects in cases of forest and land fires. RiauOnline reported on Thursday (15 September), Director of the Riau Special Criminal Force, Police Commissioner Rivai Sinambela, Read More

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Dr Lee Wei Ling pays tribute to late LKY and writes that her father would not want to be hero-worshippped
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Dr Lee Wei Ling pays tribute to her father, late Founding Minister Lee Kuan Yew on his birthday, 16 September , expressing that her father’s wish is to be honoured as an example of an outstanding Singaporean and not one to be hero-worshipped. She wrote in a Facebook Read More

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