Daily Archives: 2016-11-16

Urgent Motion filed in the Court of Appeal to halt the execution of Chijoke on grounds of unconstitutionality
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

An urgent criminal motion was filed in the Court of Appeal an hour ago in an attempt to halt the execution of Chijoke Stephan Obioha, who is due to be executed this Friday. Chijoke, who was first arrested in 2007 for the trafficking Read More

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There’s no excuse for not having savings in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg These common excuses for not having savings are completely invalid, no matter how little you make. First published on 25 April 2016. Last updated on 9 November 2016. It’s easy to come up with a dozen reasons on why one can’t save Read More

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Singapore to increase cooperation with Indonesia in five areas
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Semarang, Indonesia –  At a joint press statement in Semarang, Central Java, on Monday (14 Nov), Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Long made a commitment with President Joko Widodo that Singapore and Indonesia will increase cooperation in five areas, including investment in industrial estate. Read More

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir encourages all Malaysians to join Bersih 5 rally on 19 November
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad,  encouraged Malaysians to participate in the upcoming Bersih 5 rally against PM Najib Razak which will be held on Saturday (19 November) Wearing a Bersih 5 rally T-shirt, Dr Mahathir said, “Ladies and gentlemen, Malaysia Read More

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NKF terminated CEO Edmund Kwok due to “personal indiscretion”?
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announced in a press release the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Edmund Kwok has been terminated with immediate effect and a three-member executive committee (exco) is appointed by the board to assume all duties and responsibilities of the CEO Read More

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German business exec sentenced 10 days jail for punching taxi driver, said he pays $40,000 in tax therefore should have priority
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A German national who punched a taxi driver in the forehead was sentenced to 10 days’ jail on 15 November. The maximum punishment for causing hurt is two years’ jail and a $5,000 fine. According to the report by Straits Times, the District Read More

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Crude oil leads commodities rebound
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Commodities rebound despite of strong dollar Crude oil prices rebounded over 5% last night, largely on renewed hopes for OPEC production cut in a meeting later this month. The recent drop in crude oil prices led OPEC members Read More

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New child care, kindergarten and school staff required to obtain medical clearances before work commencement
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing has stated that new child care, kindergarten and school staff members are required to obtain medical clearances before they commence work under the Child Care Centres Act and Education Act. This was his response to Read More

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The difference between good leaders and great leaders
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Ismail Kassim Lately, I have been thinking about the nature of political leadership. What is the difference, I ask myself, between good leaders and great leaders and between the former and those regarded as average, ‘’Ok, can-do or so-so’’ leaders? I think Read More

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MSF: Pathological gamblers gamble on average, $313 a month in 2014
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The average monthly betting amount among probable pathological gamblers was $313 in 2014, stated the Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing. This is in response to the questions filed by Mr Chen Show Mao, MP for Aljunied GRC, who asked the Minister Read More

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