Daily Archives: 2016-11-11

Why is the Trans-Pacific partnership important to PM Lee?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stressed the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership during his recent US visit. But what is it, and why does it matter? If you’ve been following the news, you may have heard Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong emphasise Read More

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Sackings Galore at Singapore Environment Council
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By Chris Soh Does the Board, which is made up of Members of Parliament and Senior Government Officials approve of this? Just days after it showed Executive Director Edwin Seah the door despite clearing him of misconduct, the Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has Read More

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How Much is Your House Worth?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on November 28th, 2016 at 01:29 pmBy Valerie Toh, http://www.hugproperty.com Every day you return to the concrete shelter that houses your stuff, your family and yourself – your house. Every proud homeowner will be most excited to share with you the Read More

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LTA: CCL disruption caused by the signalling hardware on a particular train
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the investigation has traced the source of the signalling problems which plague the Circle Line (CCL) to an intermittent failure of the signalling hardware on one train – Passenger Vehicle 46 (PV46). It said that a joint Read More

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Dr Ng Eng Hen: Singapore must dictate its policy based on its own interests
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

“What will Singapore do if the US departs from its parts of rebalance to Asia strategy?” The non-Constituency MP Dennis Tan asked this question in the Parliament House to the Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen yesterday (10 Nov). Mr Tan had asked how Read More

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Survey: How Singaporeans Save Money on Online Shopping
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Singaporeans use 5 different money-saving strategies to pay the lowest price possible online. Online shopping is thought to be the major culprit behind the slowdown of mall traffic in Singapore. While the July 2016 Retail Sales Index show a drop of up Read More

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MOE: Training and help for teachers to cope with stress in dealing with parents
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Acting Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng said that teachers in the country are supported with resources such as a Parent Engagement Guide and are also given training in parent engagement skills to help them to cope with stress. This is the response Read More

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AWARE’s hard hitting response to teenage magazine on its victim-shaming “advice”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

“As an organisation which runs Singapore’s only specialist service for victims of sexual assault, the Sexual Assault Care Centre, we are extremely concerned and appalled by the way the article responded to the writer. This is especially because your magazine is targeted at Read More

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POSB customers to earn up to S$130 with innovative ‘Bank and Earn’ program
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

POSB, the first bank in Singapore to reward customers with monthly cashback for regular banking transactions For those who have not heard about the ‘POSB Cashback Bonus’, POSB customers will need only to fulfil three or more types of regular banking transactions to Read More

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A Disruptive Future
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

By Byran Cheang, libertarianism.sg Recently at the 2016 National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong strongly highlighted that ‘disruption’, is the defining challenge that the Singapore economy will have to deal with moving forward. He pointed out in his speech: ‘Old models Read More

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