Daily Archives: 2017-01-20

K Shanmugam warns of a Muslim community that grows apart from the rest
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singaporeans can expect new policies to tackle acts that deprecate other races or religions, preach intolerance, or sow religious friction. The government states that there are worrying trends of sentiments preached by some Muslim groups in Singapore, which if become widespread, can cause Read More

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Media personality voices concern over victim blaming with crime prevention programme
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A media personality, Petrina Kow, posted on her Facebook page a story when her 13-year-old daughter came home full of tears on Monday (16 January) after a talk on crime prevention by a member of the Singapore Police Force (SPF). Ms Petrina said Read More

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Chee Soon Juan: How to ‘chiong’ when the general is paralysed behind the front line?
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Chee Soon Juan, the leader of the opposition Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), wrote an article about how education system in Singapore has changed worryingly. He noted that Singapore is in a crisis, yet, the People’s Action partty (PAP) shows only little indication that the party Read More

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What is skidding and how to avoid experiencing it while driving
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

On 18 January,  a car was caught on video, trying to turn at high speed along a sharp bend at the Bukit Timah Expressway to PIE Jurong. The car was unable to make the turn as it skidded and crashed into the road Read More

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LTA announces COE quota for Feb and April 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the Certificate of Entitlement (COE) quota for February 2017 to April 2017 will be 26,391. LTA noted that bidding under this quota will start with the first COE bidding exercise in February 2017. LTA said that Read More

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Surbana Jurong should not try to explain away disguised retrenchment
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Philip Ang Surbana Jurong, a government-owned company, has drawn flak for terminating dozens of employees to avoid paying retrenchment benefits. In what seems to be an attempt to rip off more than tens of thousands of dollars per terminated employee, CEO Wong Read More

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Road closure for Chingay Parade Singapore 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced the traffic arrangements for Chingay Parade Singapore 2017 which will be held on Saturday, 21 January 2017 (NE Show), Friday, 10 February 2017 (Parade 1) and Saturday, 11 February 2017 (Parade 2). SPF stated that to facilitate the Read More

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Harvard Professor: Fathers should take childcare leave to raise fertility rates
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Giving extremely long maternity and childcare leave to women, as part of family-friendly policies, is not the answer to boost fertility rates, said Professor Mary Brinton, Professor of Sociology of Reischauer Institute from the university’s Department of Sociology. It will only strengthen the Read More

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Fatal accident at junction of Jalan Sultan and Victoria Street claims life of 53-yr-old woman
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A fatal accident which took place at the junction of Jalan Sultan and Victoria Street on Wednesday (18 January) night claimed a life of a 53-year-old woman. The accident involved a van and the pedestrian, in which the woman was pinned under the van and Read More

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ComfortDelGro cab stuck on parapet of walkway of Jurong West carpark
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

One taxi from ComfortDelGro was seen to be stuck on a parapet of a walkway of a carpark in Jurong West Street 81 between blocks 816 and 817 on early Thursday (19 January) morning. A resident told The Straits Times that the walkway was popular during the Read More

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