Daily Archives: 2017-06-10

Rugby: Scotland beats Italy in historic test in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

SINGAPORE, 10 June 2017 – Scotland coach Gregor Townsend was rewarded with a well-deserved 34-13 win over Italy for his first match in charge in the first ever international test played between two Six Nations teams in Southeast Asia. The Scots delivered a Read More

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Does globalisation really create jobs & raise salaries as what PM Lee said?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Globalisation can create jobs and raise salaries for Singaporeans: PM Lee” (Straits Times, Jun 10). It states that “In some countries, globalisation is viewed as a monster that wrests jobs from workers. But in Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Read More

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Why the loser is the real winner
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by Tan Wah Piow The outcome of the 8 June 2017 General Election in the UK is written all over the faces of Theresa May, and her rival Jeremy Corbyn. Many abroad expressed surprise, and fail to understand why the winner Theresa May Read More

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Cathay unable to execute ASAS’s decision to have “Supporting the freedom to love” removed from ad
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

It is reported that Cathay declined to follow the advice from the Singapore advertising authority to remove the statement “Supporting the freedom to love” on an advertisement displayed on an escalator in its Cineleisure shopping mall due to the ownership of the ad. Read More

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ASAS must retract demands to Cathay and apologise for the grief that it has caused to LGBT community
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kokila Annamalai At my first Pink Dot in 2013, I turned up at HLP in black, surrounded by a sea of pink. I’ve managed to get it right every year since. Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS), on the other hand, is still Read More

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2,926 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes in Sungei Tengah Rd and Soon Lee Street
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore Customs has seized more than 2,900 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes, from a farm in Sungei Tengah Road and a commercial building in Soon Lee Street, during an earlier operation on 2 June. Officers from Singapore Customs were keeping a close watch on the Read More

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False seeds for multiculturalism planted by Mr Oei
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by Colin Pangolin I refer to the 3 Jun 2017 Straits Times letter “Seeds for multiculturalism planted long before Raffles arrived in Singapore” by Anthony Oei. False multiculturalism Mr Oei’s claim that Singapore’s multiculturalism took root in the 14th century is based not Read More

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