Daily Archives: 2016-09-21

Stop Haze and Save Lives
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

The following opinion piece was submitted by PM.Haze (People’s Movement to Stop Haze) / 人民抗烟霾行动. Earlier this year at a primary school, we asked students if they remembered the 2015 haze. A boy mustered up enough courage to say “my grandfather died”. Turns Read More

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Victory parade for Singapore’s Paralympians on 24 September
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on September 22nd, 2016 at 09:10 pmNine of the Paralympians arrived home on Wednesday (21 September) at around 5.45 am by Singapore Airline. There were around 200 people who welcomed the teamSG Track & Field Athletes Norsilawati Binte Sa’at, Muhammad Diroy, Read More

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AWARE on the elected presidency
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The following letter is by AWARE on the elected presidency: We agree that the representation of diverse races in political leadership is important, and welcome the greater recognition that racism and prejudice are urgent and enduring problems that require proactive solutions. Members of Read More

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Four hotspots in South Kalimantan detected by satellite
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

TANJUNG, South Kalimantan—In order to fight and reduce land and forest fires, Indonesia continues to monitor  hot spots everyday, either via satellite or by patrols on the ground. On 19 September, Banjarmasin Tribune reported that one of the methods used to monitor by Read More

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SPF issues warning on increase in online scams
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) issued a warning on its Facebook page on Tuesday (20 September) about an increase in the number of scam cases involving online transactions. The SPF said that in most cases, scammers posed as online sellers and would ask Read More

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Three new cases of Zika with no link to existing clusters
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has stated that as of 20 September, 3 pm, there were three new cases of Zika virus infection, bringing the total number to 383 cases. None of the new cases were linked to the existing clusters. Currently, there Read More

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