Daily Archives: 2016-11-17

NUS graduates take position as 15th most employable in the world
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Global University Employability Ranking (GUER) 2016 report, published on 16 November 2016 by Times Higher Education (THE) states that graduates of the National University of Singapore (NUS), are positioned as 15th most employable in the world this year, stepping up two spots from Read More

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CADPA: Singapore Government to reconsider its decision and commute the death sentence imposed on Chijioke
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

[Jakarta, 17 November 2016] – Coalition for the Abolition of the Death Penalty in ASEAN (CADPA) calls on the Singapore Government to reconsider its decision and commute the death sentence imposed on Chijioke Stephen Obioha (a Nigerian). Chijioke will be executed tomorrow on Read More

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Singapore to expect thundery showers in November
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) has announced that members of the public should expect higher rainfall in November. It said for the rest of November 2016, the wet weather experienced in the first fortnight of the month are expected to persist. Thundery showers, heavy at Read More

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Nigerian national set to be hanged at dawn tomorrow for trafficking of Cannabis after Apex Court dismisses last ditch appeal
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

Chijoke Stephan Obioha, a Nigerian graduate who first came to Singapore for a football trial, is set to be hung at dawn tomorrow after the Court of Appeal dismissed an Urgent Criminal Motion filed by his lawyer, Mr Joseph Chen. Chijoke was first Read More

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UN Human Rights Office calls on Singapore to halt execution of Nigerian national
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

BANGKOK (17 November 2016) – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia calls on Singapore to urgently halt the scheduled execution of Nigerian national Chijioke Stephen Obioha, and urges the Government to immediately reinstate a moratorium on the use of the death Read More

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Are our most expensive leaders in the world worth their pay?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

World most expensive salaries for the world best government? Not according to the Global Prosperity Index. Singapore ranked just 19th in the overall index, Damningly, in the Governance sub-index we are ranked just 18th. So one may argue that liberal democracies change government Read More

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Legatum Prosperity Index: Erosion of Singapore’s advantages in some areas of prosperity, deserves attention
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Commentary by Legatum Prosperity Index on Singapore The decade starting from 2007 has seen Singapore advancing in all aspects of social and economic life, consolidating its position as Asia’s prosperity champion. On the other hand, despite remaining the world’s safest and second healthiest place Read More

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Active measures taken to educate public on how to react to wildlife
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC had asked the Minister for National Development, whether the Ministry will consider making it mandatory to educate prospective or current residents of ‘nature-inspired’ developments on the appropriate response to wildlife sighted Read More

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When the housing market collapses
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By PropertySoul Remember the infamous Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that kick-started the last financial crisis? Last month hedge fund Bayview Financial bundled their junk securities into $118 million new bonds. Fitch Rating immediately stamped it with A- for investment grade. Didn’t they Read More

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Think Centre and FORUM-ASIA appeal to Singapore Govt to stop the use of death penalty
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Think Centre (TC) and FORUM-ASIA appeal to the Singapore Government to stop its use of the death penalty and specifically pleads, on behalf of the accused, Mr. Chijioke Stephen Obioha, a Nigerian, and his family for the stay of his execution. Chijioke was Read More

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