Daily Archives: 2017-02-03

Road to populism starts with ignorance and inertia on part of citizens
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Donald Low, This was a Facebook post written in response to Straits Times’ video post on the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)’s culling of chickens found at Sin Ming Avenue. This (ST’s video) is totally missing the point. And why Read More

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“Wild City” features Sin Ming Ave chickens as endangered Red Junglefowl
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Produced by MediaCorp’s Channel News Asia, using the latest filmmaking techniques and narrated by natural history legend Sir David Attenborough, the TV series, “Wild City”, presents wildlife of various species existing in the urban areas of Singapore. In one of the two-part series, Read More

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LTA impounds e-scooter of PMD user after being caught riding on road
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A woman who rode a personal mobility device (PMD) with her child on the road along Edgefield Plains has had her device impounded by the Active Mobility Enforcement Officers (AMEOs). The Land Transport Authority (LTA) posted the incident on its Facebook and Twitter Read More

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S&CC fees to go up 18% in near future?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Additional S$100m a year to help town councils maintain, replace lifts: MND” (Channel NewsAsia,  Feb 2). It states that “Taken together, the additional funding will double MND’s existing funding support to town councils – under the annual Service Read More

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SIA air stewardess found dead in San Francisco hotel room
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on February 8th, 2017 at 05:02 pmA 38-year-old Singapore Airlines (SIA) air stewardess was found dead in her hotel room in San Francisco on Tuesday (31 January local time). The senior stewardess Vanessa Yeap, who was Penang-born, was a member of Read More

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K Shanmugam: Auxiliary Police Forces (APFs) sourced from Taiwan as a result of growing demand
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam stated that the Government is looking for possible sources of Auxiliary Police Forces (APFs) from Taiwan as a result of a growing demand as the APFs has have indicated that they will not be able to recruit Read More

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Driver of AYE fatal accident remanded for another week on doctor’s request
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on February 9th, 2017 at 08:00 pmThe driver who caused terrible accident when he travelled against the flow of traffic along AYE (Tuas) on 19 December 2016 has been remanded for another week on request by a doctor from the Institute of Read More

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Over $100 million more grant support for town councils to maintain lifts
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

On top of existing grants the town councils in Singapore will receive over than $100 million a year in additional funding to maintain and replace lifts, announced the Ministry of National Development (MND) on 2 Feb. A Lift Maintenance Grant (LMG) of $600 Read More

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Nation-building Straits Times comes to the defence of AVA with misrepresenting photo of Sin Ming Ave chickens
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Following the outpour of criticism on Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA)’s decision to cull the wild chickens roaming freely around Thomson View and Blocks 452 to 454 Sin Ming Avenue due to 20 complaints filed against them, Singapore’s national building newspaper, Straits Read More

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