Daily Archives: 2017-04-28

Mother’s Day 2017 dining promotions in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published 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 Published 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 Published 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 Published 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 Published 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 Published 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 Published 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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102 arrested for loan-sharking activities in three-day islandwide operation
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

79 men and 23 women have been arrested by the police in suspicion of loansharking activities this week in an island-wide three day operation that ended on Wednesday (26 Apr). The 102 suspects were said to be aged between 21 and 75. Police Read More

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HDB reply on resale prices and HDB LBS example show Resale buyer are not overpaying
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Chris Kuan The reply by Housing Development Board (HDB) on resale prices and Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS) sums don’t seem to add up to resale buyers overpaying. Ignatius Lourdesamy, a HDB director gave the reasons a refurbished HDB flat with 62 years Read More

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Market dodges on Trump’s historical tax reform
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets US equities consolidated for a third consecutive day following the White House announcement of the most radical tax reform plan in decades. Though this should theoretically have a huge impact on society, the economy and the central bank’s Read More

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