Daily Archives: 2017-06-04

HRH Prince Harry learns about HIV/AIDS issues in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Prince Harry started his Singapore visit by seeing a rapid HIV test at Action for AIDS’ mobile testing van. This is one of a number of services that that NGO provides in their work to fight HIV/AIDS infection along with providing support to Read More

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Traits developed in Singapore’s young that are going to be our demise
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by Chris Kuan Touche, Dr. Linda Lim, Professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan. The last bit of her address to Methodist Girls’ School (MGS). Conformity, myopia, inflexibility, inadaptability, risk aversion, too ingrained (or too comfortable) with existing orthodoxies – I can Read More

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Singapore and the World: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
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Reverend Yap Kim Hao shared a brilliantly written address which was delivered by Dr Linda Lim Yuen-Ching at her alma mater (1957-1966), Methodist Girls School’s Strategic Planning Retreat for senior education administrators and teachers, as he found it to be of historical value as Read More

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How can Orchard Road bring back its disenchanted shoppers?
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by Singsaver.com.sg To bring shoppers back, Orchard Road needs to find a new identity and meet the needs of modern Singaporean families. At the risk of pointing out the obvious, we’re going to go ahead and say this: Orchard Road has lost its Read More

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No pay rise for low-wage workers at least 5 years?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Timely call to boost wages I refer to the article “Timely call to boost wages” (Straits Times, Jun 3). NWC: Raise “up to $1,200 workers’” pay by $45 – $60  It writes: “On Wednesday, the National Wages Council (NWC) urged employers to raise Read More

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Remembering Dr Lim Hock Siew, Singapore’s freedom fighter and prisoner of conscience
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“… a life without convictions, without idealism is a mere meaningless existence, and I’m sure most of you will agree that as human beings, we are worthy of a life much more meaningful than just that.”  – Dr Lim Hock Siew at the Read More

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Activists protest on MRT to show solidarity for ISA detainees
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A group of activists took to the trains to protest the horrendous treatment that the Singapore government meted out upon 22 individuals who were detained 30 years ago under an operation that was entitled,”Operation Spectrum”  with the use of the Internal Security Act (ISA). Read More

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“The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye” wins Danish comic award for best international comic
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

“The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye” has won yet another accolade for its bag of trophies in Denmark’s Pingprisen 2017. The much-acclaimed Singapore graphic novel was announced the best international comic in the awards at the Storm P Museum in Frederiksberg on 2 June Read More

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