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Daily Archives: 2017-05-16

NTUC presents highest May Day award to DPM Tharman

This year’s highest May Day award has been bestowed on Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for Economic & Social Polices Tharman Shanmugaratnam. The awards were presented to DPM Tharman at a ceremony held on 13 May 2017 at the Orchid Country Club. NTUC President Mary Liew noted that in previous years, the May Day awards were presented during …

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Cyclist goes against traffic light, almost gets hit by oncoming car

A viral video with about 70,000 views posted on Ben Chia Lor - Singapore Road page attracted wrath for a cyclist's reckless road sense. The 47 seconds video showed the driver, Kenneth Haw, nearly hitting a cyclist, who dashed across the road even when the traffic lights were not green for pedestrians. Kenneth Haw, who is driving on the first lane of …

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Why is a local PMET IT job posted in JobStreet’s Indonesia webportal?

A friend who has been unemployed for more than a year, after being laid off by a multi-national company (MNC) in Singapore, despite sending more than a hundred applications alerted me to the following job posting (she is applying for – more than 20 years relevant experience with IT and accounting professional qualifications):- The above job ad is also posted …

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Date with High Court, Cha-cha with Cheng Bock

by Vernon Chan It was clear from Dr Tan Cheng Bock's press conference on 31 March 2017 that the good doctor would mount a challenge to the reserved presidential election to be held in Singapore before September 2017. It has been a week since Dr Tan broke the news that he had applied for "a clarification" from the High Court …

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