Daily Archives: 2016-12-01

    Trivialising rape is never the right way to go
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Ghui I apologise for wading in late to the game. However, as the saying goes “better late than never”. This is especially in light of the seriousness of the issue. Most would agree that adolescence is a difficult and confusing period in one’s Read More

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    319 new cases of HIV reported among Singapore residents in the first 10 months of 2016
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that a total of 319 new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections were reported among Singapore residents in the first 10 months (January – October) of 2016. The report was released in conjunction with World Aids Read More

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    Using aid for structural change in fragile states could help curb rising instability, says OECD
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The world has grown more violent over the last decade, interrupting a long-term trend of increasing peace and disproportionately impacting civilians. This is despite rising financial flows to the most vulnerable places, according to a new OECD report. States of Fragility 2016: Understanding Read More

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    Mastermind of Sheng Siong kidnapping sentenced to life imprisonment and three strokes of the cane
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    42-year-old, Lee Sze Yong, was found guilty of kidnapping the elderly mother of Sheng Siong supermarket chain founder Lim Hock Chee and has been sentenced to life imprisonment and three strokes of the cane. This is the first kidnap-for-ransom case in Singapore in Read More

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    Aung San Suu Kyi invites Singapore to be Myanmar’s partner in hearts and minds
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar State Counselor, visited Singapore and was welcomed officially on Wednesday afternoon (30 Nov) at the Istana, in her official visit to Singapore. Ms Suu Kyi said in her speech yesterday, “While Singapore and Myanmar may be different, both Read More

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    PAP stuck operating in old ways and peddling old cures in a new world
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    By Lim Tean, Secretary-General of National Solidarity Party (NSP) For all the incessant talk by the People’s Action Party (PAP) about how exciting the future looks for Singapore, a stasis has descended upon our country. The stench of stagnation and deterioration is everywhere one Read More

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    Fatal accident with tipper truck, claims the life of motorcyclist
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A fatal accident which claimed a life of a motorcyclist who was being run over by a tipper truck took place along Woodlands Centre Road near the junction of Admiralty Road on early Thursday (1 December) morning at around 6am. SCDF sent a Read More

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    Recall of “Snapmax” due small stone found in packet
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has announced the recall of “Snapmax” Party Mix – Mixed Peas and Peanuts (150g) It stated that it received feedback from a member of the public on 22 November 2016 about a small stone that Read More

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    Brunei’s Crown Prince visits Singapore for 4th Singapore-Brunei Young Leaders’ Program
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Brunei’s Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah is here in Singapore for six days for the 4th Singapore-Brunei Young Leaders’ Program (YLP) which is held from 28 November to 2 December 2016. YLP was started in 2013 to promote and strengthen the ties between young Read More

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    SMRT employees charged over fatal accident which claimed two lives
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) Trains, and two of its employees were charged over a fatal accident on 22 March near Pasir Ris train station which claimed two lives of its trainee. SMRT, which is expected to plead guilty, was charged under Section Read More

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