Monthly Archives: April 2017

CAN asks if govt is harassing Chairman of flea market to intimidate others from campaigning
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Local non-government organisation, Community Action Network (CAN) has issued a statement to raise concerns over the action by the police in the recent investigation of Mr Koh Eng Khoon over a “threatening” letter that was mailed to the Prime Ministers and other Members of Read More

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The need to increase taxes soon?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Commentary: Where will Singapore’s next tax dollar come from?” (Channel NewsAsia, Apr 29). It states that “Back home, we are similarly on the cusp of a comprehensive tax review in Singapore. The Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) Read More

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Sungei Road Market Chairman gets a midnight visit by police to investigate threatening letter sent DPM Tharman
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Mr Koh Eng Khoon, chairman of the Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods who has been widely known in Singapore over the past few months of campaigning for the survival of the Sungei Road Second-hand Market, is being investigated by the police Read More

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Mother’s Day 2017 dining promotions in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by SingSaver There’s nothing as precious as a mother’s love, and there are many ways to show her that you care. Of course, one of the best ways to do this is to take the whole family out for a hearty meal. We Read More

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Why are novelists either really rich or really poor?
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by SingSaver One interesting facet of writers – in particular novelists – is that they exist in financial extremes. They tend to be either wealthy (think J.K. Rowling), or dirt poor (think of the stereotypical struggling writer who can’t afford to eat lunch). Read More

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SMC: Doctor charged with raping and molesting is not to consult female patients without a female chaperone
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) ordered a doctor who was charged with raping and molesting a 23-year-old patient at his clinic, not to consult female patients without a female chaperone present. The council announced the order, as well as other conditions and restrictions Read More

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Amos Yee’s lawyer: Asylum appeal likely to be expedited
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Singaporean Blogger Amos Yee’s appeal to the US’ Board of Immigration Appeals will likely be expedited, a lawyer representing him said on Friday (28 Apr). Channel NewsAsia (CNA) wrote, Mr Christopher Keeler, a co-counsel for Yee from legal firm Grossman Law, told in Read More

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Law Minister takes a swipe at academic for ‘misconstructing’ his comments
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

On Facebook yesterday, Law Minister K Shanmugam took a swipe at his critics on a recent story on him, particularly targeting at local academic Donald Low for ‘misconstructing’ his intended message on reviewing penalties of offences in consideration of public opinion. Low, who is the Associate Dean Read More

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ChemSpill 2017: Singapore showcases response capabilities at multi-agency chemical spill exercise
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

To test and demonstrate readiness to tackle oil and chemical spills, Singapore conducted a multi-agency joint chemical spill exercise, ChemSpill 2017, on Friday (28 Apr). Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the exercise took place at the conclusion of Read More

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New Funan Mall envisioned as Singapore’s creative intersection
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Funan, an integrated development located right in the heart of Singapore’s Civic & Cultural District, has scored another first with a one-of-a-kind experiential showsuite that brings to life a brand new live-work-play paradigm with cutting edge immersive virtual reality simulation technology. Funan DigitaLife Read More

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