Monthly Archives: June 2017

Milk Prices: What alternatives do Singaporean parents have?

With the recent hype surrounding soaring infant milk powder prices in Singapore, parents have had an increasing headache as to how to provide for their children without burning holes in their wallets.  CupoNation, a leading online savings platform present in 19 countries around the world,  decided to help out Singaporean parents save every penny all the while still providing quality …

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Boeing Boeing, a comedy thriller to spice up your mundane life

Fancy a play that keeps you at the edge of the seat, bursting into laughter instead of screams? If yes, then BOEING BOEING is the show for you. Written in the grand tradition of the French bedroom farce,  BOEING BOEING has been performed all over the world since its Parisian premiere in December 1960. It has been listed in the Guinness Book …

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Singapore athletes’ brutal reactions to $600 a year grant

Exactly a week ago, The Online Citizen ran a story after a Facebook post by Jose Raymond about government agency Sport Singapore’s current funding policy for national athletes. In the Facebook post and subsequent story, it was revealed how Singapore national athletes were receiving a meagre $600 a year, or an average of $50 a month in training assistance grants …

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Graciousness Survey gives insights on state of graciousness and kindness in Singapore

According to the latest Graciousness Survey commissioned by the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM), which tracks experiences and perceptions of kindness and graciousness, Singapore residents remain generally positive about the state of graciousness and kindness while more Singaporeans also agree that we ourselves can and should take more ownership in promoting and fostering positive social values as opportunities to do so present themselves. The annual survey is …

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Time for LGBT community to be recognized as full-fledged members of society

by Philip A Rozario While Penal Code 377A remains part of the law of the land, it is indeed heartening to know that the Law and Home Affairs Minister, Mr. K. Shanmugam, recently reiterated the government stance against the harassment of any groups in Singapore, including LGBT folks. This reassurance is especially salient in the light of the upcoming Pink Dot …

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Oogachaga holds conversation with Minister of Law and Home Affairs on LGBT issues

Oogachaga recently invited the Minister for Law and Home Affairs, Mr K. Shanmugam, to have a conversation on issues important to Singapore’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The Minister visited the Oogachaga office in Chinatown, and agreed for the meeting to be recorded on film. Oogachaga is a community-based, non-profit, professional counselling support and personal development organisation working with LGBT+ …

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