Daily Archives: 2017-01-06

MPA: Progress made in containing and cleaning up the oil spillage
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced that it continues to coordinate the clean-up efforts of the oil spillage in Singapore’s waters following the collision of container vessels WAN HAI 301 and APL DENVER. According to the authority, good progress Read More

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DBS/POSB customers offered convenient ways to get new and good-as-new notes
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

DBS/POSB has announced that it is offering more convenient ways for customers to get new and good-as-new notes as they prepare to welcome the Lunar New Year. DSB/POSB said that from January 11 onwards, customers will be able to withdraw new and good-as-new Read More

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The different approach by WP and PAP in regards to ongoing investigations
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

It would appear that the Workers’ Party (WP) has taken the moral high ground in relation to Ang Mo Kio Town Council’s (AMKTC) alleged lapses in management. Instead of lambasting the PAP constituency with accusations of fraud, the WP has chosen to respect Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 9 January 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Monday, 9 January 2017 for the 30th session of the 13th Parliament. 68 oral questions and 29 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 4 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. International Read More

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Chee Soon Juan: the quality of life has deteriorated for the average Singaporean
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Dr Chee Soon Juan, the Secretary-General of Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), wrote an article about how the quality of life has deteriorated for the average Singaporean. He wrote, “If we insist on hanging a price-tag on everything, as this country’s officialdom is wont to Read More

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Public should not jump into conclusion on corruption investigation of PAP town council GM like what some speculators did
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Workers’ Party has issued a statement, calling for the public not to jump into conclusion in regards to the AMKTC corruption case and the AHTC governance issue. Just a while ago, the Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam was quoted by Read More

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Young suspect to be accompanied by Appropriate Adults under new scheme
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced that young suspect below 16 years old interviewed will be accompanied by an independent volunteer starting from April 2017 under a new Appropriate Adult Scheme for Young Suspects (AAYS). This come after a review by Read More

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Minister of Law and Home Affairs slaps himself and party with comments about AMKTC and AHTC
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Minister for Law and Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam slaps himself with comments made about the Ang Mo Kio Town Council (AMKTC) and former Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol-East Town Council (AHPETC) on Friday. Mr K Shanmugam was quoted by the media that the best way Read More

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PAP 34th CEC appoints 4 additional members
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

People’s Action Party (PAP) has announced that following the election of the People’s Action Party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) during the Party Conference on 4 December 2016, the 34th Executive Committee (34th CEC) met on Thursday (5 January) and co-opted Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Mr Read More

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Universal Basic Income is not a complete give-away
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By Chris Kuan The Universal Basic Income (UBI). I am sure there are plenty of naysayers in Singapore – our government definitely, while countries like Finland and Canada are willing to experiment with new, even radical ideas to future-proof not only their economies Read More

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