Daily Archives: 2016-11-21

Government prefers hawkers to fend for themselves
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

If anything were to be gathered from answers from ministries about the support that hawkers get, it is that the Government would like for hawkers to fend for themselves. The recent parliament session saw Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong, Workers’ Party Non-Constituency Member Read More

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International civil groups call for Malaysia to drop charges and release Bersih organisers and supporters
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Kuala Lumpur, 21 November 2016 – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), Fortify Rights, Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), and Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), acting as Read More

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Elderly woman found dead in Kallang River
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

An elderly woman was found dead, floating on the Kallang River early on Monday (21 Nov). A member of public who was taking his morning walk near the river, saw the body floating in the water while he was passing. Singapore Civil Defence Force Read More

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Mr Lim Chow Kiat to be Chief Executive Officer of GIC with effect from 1 January 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore sovereign wealth fund, GIC announced the appointment of Mr Lim Chow Kiat as its Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 January 2017. Mr Lim is currently the Deputy Group President and the Group Chief Investment Officer. The current Group President Lim Read More

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Here is how you opt-out from SingPost’s spam mails to your house
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Just today, local mail service operator, SingPost was reported to have said that most residents welcome promotional offers from companies as only 0.8 per cent of the 1.2 million Singapore households chose to opt out of receiving unaddressed advertisements. Channel News Asia quoted a Read More

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Coldplay ticketing disaster for Singapore Sports Hub 
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Kannan Raj The Singapore Sports Hub’s ticketing site crashed after tickets for the Coldplay concert went on sale this morning at 10am, leading to many disappointed fans who were unable to purchase the tickets despite camping out online to purchase the tickets. Read More

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ICJ: Singapore must be transparent in implementation of executions
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) condemned Singapore’s execution of two people on last Friday (18 November) Nigerian national Chijoke Stephen Obioha and Malaysian national Devendran A/L Supramaniam were convicted of drugs-related charges: Chijoke Stephen Obioha was convicted of possession and trafficking of Read More

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Is Trump rally fading?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets US dollar index rallies for 10 sessions whereas equities retrace The US Dollar Index retraced from a multi-year high of 101.50 to 101.30 on market open in Asia this morning, signaling the dollar rally is probably running out Read More

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