Daily Archives: 2017-09-27

The Amos Yee saga: 3 lessons for Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Khush Chopra Amos Yee is finally a free bird. He finally gets the asylum he wanted in the United States but what has the debacle surrounding his persecution by Singapore authorities taught us? For me, there are 3 major learning points to take Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock issues final update on constitutional challenge on Reserved Presidential Election
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Dr Tan Cheng Bock, former People’s Action Party Member of Parliament and candidate in the Presidential Election 2011 wrote a Facebook post on Tuesday evening to update his supporters and public about the constitutional challenge that he launched to seek clarification from the Read More

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US federal appeals court upheld previous judgement to grant Amos Yee asylum over persecution by Singapore government
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singaporean Blogger Amos Yee has been freed from a Chicago Immigration and Customs Enforcement office on Tuesday (US time) after a federal appeals court upheld the decision of an immigration judge to grant him asylum based on the grounds of persecution by the Singapore Read More

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Netizens voice unhappiness over practices of carpark operators
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times forum dated Tuesday (26 August), a member of public, Mr Gerard Tan Boon Heng wrote his complaint regarding carpark operators. Mr Gerard wrote that, in Singapore, carparks are allowed to charge any amount after you have consumed the service or product. “Many Read More

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Property Buying Guide – New Launch Building-under-Construction Condo
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

Last updated on October 2nd, 2017 at 11:55 amBuying a property in Singapore is a major investment, and buying a building-under-construction BUC properties heightens the risk. There’s no transaction history for you to check, and no way of knowing if the developer will fulfill Read More

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Jobs as taxi drivers should be reserved for Singaporeans as last line of defence
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by William Lim What jobs are left for Singaporeans right now? Practically zero! Previously, the taxi industry is meant for Singaporeans only. But with the third party apps coming along, Land Transport Authority (LTA) allows Permanent Residents (PRs) or even foreigners to drive Read More

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Despite reassurance from MCCY minister, why are athletes still lamenting the lack of financial resources and support in sports
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by Jose Raymond In response to a Parliamentary Question by Workers’ Party’s Dennis Tan Lip Fong on 11 September, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu stated that “…under the High Performance Sports system, Team Singapore athletes are provided comprehensive support in the form Read More

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