Daily Archives: 2017-05-25

Brother seeks eyewitness to shed light on fatal accident along Upper Jurong Road
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The elder brother of Mr Oh Wei Loong, a 27-year-old who died after his car rammed into an excavator in Upper Jurong Road on Tuesday (23 May), is looking for eyewitnesses to shed more light into the fatal accident. The accident took place along Read More

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Prosecutor appeals against Ahok’s blasphemy sentence
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

JAKARTA – On Wednesday (24 May), North Jakarta District Court has sent an appeal against Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama’s blasphemy sentence, from the public prosecutor to Jakarta High Court. The appeal was filed against a verdict handed down by the judges in the Read More

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MSF: Unwed mothers will not get housing and Baby Bonus Cash Gift even if biological child adopted
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

In a letter to the Straits Times Forum, Ms Yee Siaw Ling, Director of the Family Service Division from the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) clarifies that the government does not provide additional benefits to unwed mothers even if they adopt their biological Read More

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MRT reliability improved, just like Singapore’s Press Freedom?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I was attending a workshop in Taipei by the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy when I read the article “MRT network on track to meet rail reliability targets: LTA” (Straits Times, May 24). Some of the participants talked about “propaganda”. I googled ‘propaganda” and it Read More

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EZ-Link partners FWD Insurance to enhance free coverage for ez-link cards registered with ‘Activate!’
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

EZ-Link Pte. Ltd., Singapore’s largest issuer of CEPAS-compliant cards, has today announced a new partnership with FWD Insurance, a fully digital life and general insurer, to enhance coverage for ez-link cards registered with ‘Activate!’, a free card-blocking service. ‘Activate!’ ez-link card holders can Read More

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Fed minutes reveal a plan for gradual balance sheet downsizing
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Two key messages were revealed in the Fed’s meeting minutes last night, which might set a hawkish tone for central banks’ monetary policy in the months to come. First off, the Fed is close to pulling the trigger Read More

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Ubereats on its way to become world leader in online food delivery
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin The online food delivery industry has born some of the most successful online-to-offline (O2O) companies in the world, ranging from GrubHub in the US to Just Eats in Europe and Foodpanda (i.e. Delivery Hero) in Asia. And this series of Read More

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