Daily Archives: 2017-05-19

IKEA customers in Singapore urged and encouraged improvement in food quality of its restaurants
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

IKEA Singapore is stopping chicken wings sells starting on 23 May, to improve on the wings before bringing them back, IKEA said on Facebook on 19 May. “Thank you for all your feedback. We are aware that our chicken wings have not been Read More

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Five money concerns for Singaporeans choosing a BTO site
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by SingSaver HDB continues to create new housing, despite worries of falling property prices. This is, of course, great for new home buyers. This May, Singaporeans can choose a flat from these four sites  – Woodlands, Geylang, Bidadari, and Yishun. But before you Read More

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SOTA student defends art students’ choice of dropping art
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

A former SOTA student, Gabbi Wenyi Ayane Virk, spoke out against the assumptions that has been made since the report of School Of The Arts (SOTA) students going on to pursue non-arts related fields after graduation was released. In the May 15th Straits Times Read More

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Your HDB flat might not actually be an asset
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

  Over the past few weeks, discussion over the intrinsic value of an HDB flat has surfaced. The discussion started after a couple of posts made by Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong. You can read the posts on his Facebook page. Opinions are Read More

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Many elderly work out of need, not out of choice
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The National Survey of Senior Citizens showed that senior citizens did not consider retirement an option, contrary to the myth that the elderly work to keep fit or stay active. The survey found out in 2011, more than 50 percent of elderly people Read More

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MP Louis Ng questions in Parliament the poaching of wild boars in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Member of Parliament (MP) of Nee Soon GRC, Louis Ng Kok Kwang, is concerned about wild boars poaching that happens in the country. Mr Louis Ng has asked the Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong last week in the 46th session of the Read More

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TV personality Nick Mikhail on Ridzuan’s execution: We elected the govt, we chose you, we voted for you, but that doesn’t mean we can’t voice our opinions
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

“If there is an opinion that we must make this as an example, that people who carry this amount of drugs will be hanged – you already hung 400 people. Its enough example. We get it,” TV personality Nick Mikhail Razak said in Read More

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Netizens voice disagreement with court sentence of SCDF officer caught taking upskirt videos of female colleague
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

An ex-Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officer was sentenced to five weeks’ jail last Wednesday (17 May) for his indecent behaviour of taking upskirt videos of a female colleague. Poh Siok Peng, then a major, was caught on 9 March 2016 after he had Read More

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250 grammes of ‘Ice’ seized at Woodlands Checkpoint
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Two packets of substances, believed to be ‘Ice’, were seized at the Woodlands Checkpoint, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) informed in a joint release with the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) on Thursday (18 May). The packets weighed a total of about 250g, Read More

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European Union calls on Singapore authorities to halt execution of Muhammad Ridzuan
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

The European Union Delegation to Singapore has just issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission, and the Head of Mission of Norway: The European Union (EU) welcomes the recent judgement in which the High Court opted for a Read More

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