Daily Archives: 2017-04-06

Teachers of West Spring Primary School banned to work outside working hours to have work-life balance
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

West Spring Primary School has made exceptional rules to ensure its staff’s happiness by balancing work time and private time. Mrs Jacinta Lim, principal of the school, implemented the rule of banning teachers from replying work-related e-mails and texts before 7.30 am and after Read More

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Singapore businesses at high risk of data breaches as one in three Singaporeans use unapproved devices for work
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

It is tough enough to keep a sprawling IT network safe from external threats, but it is increasingly difficult to protect it from within as well, according to VMware, Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. The new “VMware Digital Workspace Read More

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Najip Ali might be taken out as judge from popular Malaysian TV show
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singaporean comedian Najip Ali might to be taken out as judge from a popular Malaysian TV show, Maharaja Lawak Mega 2017 as a result of his offensive remarks against Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Mediacorp Channel 5’s live comedy show OK Chope!, as reported Read More

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Karthy Nair, sister to ex-President Devan Nair, passes away at age 90
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Karthy Nair, sister to Singapore’s ex-President Devan Nair, has passed away at age 90 on 4 April 2017. She was one of the founding members of the People’s Action Party (PAP) in 1954. PAP came into independence in 1954 from the British rule, Read More

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Examining some of the ‘arguments’ put forth by Minister Masagos on hijab issue at Parliament
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Alfian Sa’at In the absence of a real debate about the hijab in Parliament, it’s also important to look at the arguments against allowing the hijab in certain occupations. The problem is that many of the reasons set forth by the government Read More

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Six employers charged for failing to pay salaries to their employees
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Five employers have been charged in the State Court on Tuesday (4 April) for failing to pay salaries to their employees, according to Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Three of the employers attended the trial, and have been charged, while two other employers failed Read More

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Charity Council revised Code of Governance for charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs)
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Charity Council has announced a refined Code of Governance for charities and Institutions of a Public Character (IPCs). The code will commence on 1 January 2018, taking into account the Annual Reports relating to financial years, which will take effect from next year. The Read More

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Volatility spikes as Fed aims to reduce balance sheet
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets A stock market pullback was seen last night as the Federal Reserve officers expressed their willingness to begin the balance sheet cut later this year in the FOMC meeting minutes released last night, triggering broad profit-taking activities within Read More

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Netizen’s mixed reaction towards OWNDAYS employees during Tiong Bahru incident
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Two employees of optical shop Owndays was physically and verbally abused on 4 April by a customer during their work shift at the store which was located at Tiong Bahru Plaza. The recording of the video started at the time the employees of the store Read More

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Tudung issue in Parliament: The need to counter prevalent modes of thinking on the hijab
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Alfian Sa’at Are we not sick already of the way certain issues are debated in Parliament? The raising of the perennial ‘tudung issue’ has become some kind of weird tussle for legitimacy–as representative of minority rights– between opposition MP Faisal Manap and Read More

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