Daily Archives: 2017-04-21

Why fix the practice of “choping” when it’s not broken?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Liew Yeng Chee After reading many so-called points from the opponents of the “first come, first chope” system in the media, I still did not see any good argument to thrash the system. For that I have communicated with Dr William Wan( the General Read More

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Hit and run incident along Clemenceau Ave with a govt vehicle
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Facebook user, Velen Chew posted a video on Beh Chia Lor – Singapore Road Facebook page showing an accident that he had with a government vehicle, which he described as ‘Special Ops Command (SOC) Vehicle, Red truck’. The accident happened along Clemenceau Ave near Read More

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Man tackled down by police and auxiliary officers at Changi Airport
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

Police officers and auxiliary officers were forced to tackle down an individual at Changi Airport last night. An onlooker, Tan Ivy, shared videos of the incident that happened at around 12.45am. Initially, two police officers and two auxillary officers tried to get the individual Read More

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840 athletes from 34 sports selected to represent Singapore at the upcoming 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) Selection Committee has selected 840 athletes from 34 sports to represent Singapore at the upcoming 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. However, SNOC stressed that this number will change and decrease during the entry-by-name deadline when all NSAs will decide on Read More

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NUS students’ time out with furry friends
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Earlier this week on Monday, a group of friendly, high-spirited dogs paid a visit to NUS students, offering them a much-needed time-out from a busy week of studying and exam preparation, the National University of Singapore informed on NUSNEWS. Organised by animal welfare Read More

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Five CHC former leaders surrendered themselves at the State Courts to start jail term
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Five out of six City Harvest Church (CHC) leaders surrendered themselves at the State Courts on Friday morning (21 April). They will be transported to prison to start their jail terms, ranging from seven months to three and a half years. The former Read More

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Up to 8,000 new jobs and improved salaries in aviation industry
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng said that up to 8,000 new jobs will be created or redesigned to enhance productivity by about 40 percent over the next eight years. Speaking at the 2017 Aviation Community Reception hosted Read More

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The right to visit history and discuss the impact of what a man has created in his life
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Khan Osman Sulaiman Othman Wok has passed away. In my community, many believe that we cannot talk about the dead. I disagree. Strongly. The belief that we cannot talk about a dead man past has its roots from Islamic teachings that forbid Read More

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Three new cases of Zika reported, two from new cluster at Glasgow Road
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) reported two new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection from the Glasgow Road area, adding that both cases are from residents in the vicinity. This new cluster was notified on Thursday (20 April) and the agency has commenced vector Read More

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Early train delays experienced on both NSL and EWL
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

North-South Line (NSL) and East-West Line (EWL) experienced disruption during the morning rush hour on Friday (21 April). Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced at 5.30 am that there was no train service between Yishun and Bishan due to a train fault, adding Read More

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