Daily Archives: 2017-09-26

Ivan Heng & Glen Goei to appear on stage for the first time as celestial snakes in “Mama White Snake”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Two long-time collaborators/friends and veterans of the Singapore art scene, Ivan Heng & Glen Goei is set to appear on stage together for the FIRST time ever. The two will play the celestial snakes of legend Mama White Snake in the 15th edition of W!LD RICE’s Read More

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Prof Paul Tambyah elected SDP Chairman at party conference
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Prof Paul Tambyah was elected party Chairman at the Singapore Democratic Party’s 18th Ordinary Party Conference held over the weekend with strong support of party cadres. Outgoing Chairperson Wong Souk Yee completed her term as Chairman and supported Prof Tambyah’s taking up the position. “I’m Read More

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Reflections by the bay
What to look for when buying old or resale condos
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

While some Singaporeans like their properties shiny and new, another group refuses to buy from a showroom. After being burned from experiences like The Seaview, some buyers only trust what they can see. That’s not a bad idea, but you need to know Read More

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Negativity expressed towards ICA’s trial of BioScreen system for car travellers
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated Tuesday (26 September), it is reported that the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will be progressively expanding the trial of the BioScreen system for car travellers arriving and departing through Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints. ICA will perform Read More

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DPM Tharman’s comment on German election spurs discussion on lessons to be learnt
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Facebook post by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam dated 25 September 2017, he commented that Angela Merkel, German politician and the Chancellor of Germany, will lead Germany, but the election results just out were a major setback – for her, for Read More

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Want the New iPhones? Buying from Telcos vs Apple
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin Apple’s release of the new iPhones, as always, drew the entire world’s attention to Cupertino. While whether iPhone X is truly revolutionary is being questioned, what is undeniably true is that it is insanely expensive; in Singapore, the iPhone X’s price Read More

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Before the reservation: The internal contradictions of Singapore’s elected presidency
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Vernon Chan Lee Hsien Loong’s People’s Action Party (PAP) government began in 2016 its radical reforms to the elected presidency, a rush job of the highest order. A case was made out for the necessity of the changes at the beginning of the Read More

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Citizens mock the standard of lift servicing in PAP town councils
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated 24 September 2017, it is reported that six families in a four-storey HDB block in Jurong West Ave 1 have been left with no lift access for 12 weeks, ever since a lift broke down in July. Read More

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Criticisms of Elected Presidency persist despite explanations and justifications
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Today report dated 15 September 2017, it is reported that despite the fact that it was the week of firsts for Singaporean to have the first reserved election which resulted in the city state’s first woman President and the first Malay Head Read More

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Netizens support national athlete’s bid to transfer portion of prize money to his coach instead of Singapore Athletics
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated, 20 September 2017, it is reported that national athlete Soh Rui Yong is taking issues with having to donate $2,000 to Singapore Athletics (SA) after retaining his SEA Games marathon gold “without any coaching help” from SA Read More

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