Daily Archives: 2016-12-14

Man charged in court for killing cat by throwing it off from sixth floor
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A man who brutally killed a cat by throwing it from sixth floor’s heights was charged in court today (14 Dec). The prosecutor accused Fajar Ashraf Fajar Ali (25) of throwing a shorthair female cat from the sixth-floor staircase landing at Block 884, Read More

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AWARE urges equality and inclusion for foreign wives on this year’s International Migrants Day
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 19th, 2017 at 03:44 pmIn view of International Migrants Day on 18 December, AWARE has released a policy brief highlighting key laws and policies that discriminate against the foreign spouses of Singapore citizens, with particular impact on the foreign Read More

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Abuse of the Court Process?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung The Newpaper reported on 9 Dec 2016 that the Court of Appeal comprising Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon and Judges of Appeal Chao Hick Tin and Andrew Phang “gave notice that lawyers who submit such last minute applications will now Read More

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WP’s Redundancy Insurance scheme enables Singaporeans to have far better job matches
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Chris Kuan, a frequent commentator on finance and economics, wrote on Worker’s Party (WP) proposed Redundancy Insurance (RI) scheme, stating that the scheme is sensible although it could be more aggressive. The RI scheme by WP, calls for monthly contributions of 0.1% of Read More

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Citizens share their opinions on WP’s proposed Redundancy Insurance Scheme
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Worker’s Party (WP) in its recent proposal, presented its Redundancy Insurance (RI) scheme to the public which is said to ease the financial pressure on workers who are made redundant, aiming to provide them with a longer runway to find suitable re-employment and to Read More

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Advisory panel appointed to study implementation of compulsory education for special needs students
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced the 17-member Panel comprises professionals with a range of expertise on the compulsory education framework established by the Compulsory Education (CE) Act. MOE states that the members consist of SPED leaders, educators and medical practitioners, who are Read More

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Man who helped a single-mom with her studies, get rewarded in return with tuition sponsorship for his daughter
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Kaplan Singapore rewards a kind deed with another by sponsoring a samaritan’s daughter with an education sponsorship worth nearly $20,000. Mr John Shu (50), a technician, helped a single mother of four-year-old son, Ms Jaycie Tay, who in 2013 had been struggling with Read More

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LTA/SPAD: SG & Malaysia will jointly call tender for privately-financed assets company in HSR agreement
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SPAD that the Express Service offered by the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) will open with eight stations: Jurong East station in Singapore, and Bandar Malaysia, Putrajaya, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat and Iskandar Puteri Read More

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25-yr-old male sentenced 10 weeks imprisonment for causing hurt to public servant
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A man who had pushed a policewoman’s head to the ground and kicked her as she laid on the floor, was sentenced to 10 weeks’ jail after he pleaded guilty to one charge of causing hurt to a public servant in the discharge Read More

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EWL experiences service delay of more than 20 minutes due to signalling fault at Aljunied
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced earlier at around 8.30am on Wednesday (14 Dec) that due to a signalling fault, passengers were asked to expect for 10 minutes additional travelling time on its East-West Line (EWL) between Pasir Ris and Outram Park stations. Read More

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