Daily Archives: 2017-09-19

SMRT decides to stop announcing train delays: A blow-by-blow account of the EWL disruption
By Carlton Tan Published on by Carlton Tan 0

At 8.00 am, the first tweet came in. “Pasir Ris station. Train packed like sardines but not leaving station for at least 3 minutes. Platform is getting crowded!” At around this time, rush-hour commuters along the East-West Line (EWL) were beginning to notice Read More

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Experience the Future of “Imminent Commons” in Seoul
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Korea’s first biennale dedicated to discussions on the topics of “cities” and “architecture” is being held in Seoul. Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Design Foundation announced that the First Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (Seoul Biennale) will be held for two months, from September 2 Read More

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Good and bad ways using your CPF money
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin.sg Everyone has different opinion on whether CPF is a good thing or a bad thing. However, the answer to this question isn’t that relevant for most people since making CPF contribution is an unchangeable fact of life, at least as for Read More

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“Urgency for us to find our identity and voice again”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is a comment made on a post on The Online Citizen’s Facebook page by Zam.  I was one of the attendees of the event on Saturday.  I am very clear with why I was there from the start. To stand for what I Read More

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Shoebox Condominium units
Is it advisable to buy a shoebox unit to rent out?
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

Last updated on October 2nd, 2017 at 11:46 amSingaporeans love the property market. Some Singaporeans love it so much, they think owning a house is a magical cure to every financial issue. How to store your wealth? Buy a house. How to get Read More

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Religious or not, debate about the public good should be opened up to all, especially not just the PAP
By Carlton Tan Published on by Carlton Tan 0

The insights offered by the former Head of the Civil Service, Lim Siong Guan, seem to have been lost amidst the kerfuffle over his comments about the decline of religion in Singapore. In his lecture, Can Singapore Fall? The Accidental Nation, delivered on Read More

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The Cruelty of Fate: The Case of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Guo Rendi The case of Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam v Public Prosecutor is, in many ways, extraordinary among all convicted drug couriers in Singapore. Nagaenthran has been on quite a long path challenging his current fate of being a death-row inmate and Read More

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