Daily Archives: 2017-10-02

Adjournment motion on counting of Elected Presidency for Reserved Election, much needed for straight answers from PM without distraction
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Speaker of Parliament, Tan Chuan Jin announced on Monday evening that Ms Sylvia Lim’s adjournment motion which has been balloted out twice previously, will be allowed to take place at end of the Parliament Sitting on 3 October. Writing on his Facebook page, Mr Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 2 October 2017
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1.30pm on Monday, 2 October 2017 for the 51st session of the 13th Parliament. *70 oral questions and 36 written questions have been scheduled to be asked. 6 bills will be introduced in this Parliament session. Central Read More

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The 2017 Presidential Election – An unmitigated fiasco
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss Flushed with political capital from a trouncing 70% mandate captured at the September 2015 General Elections, the PAP Government kicked off its 13th Parliament in January 2016 by announcing plans to make changes to Singapore’s political system. Presumably to serve Singaporeans, Read More

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President Halimah to move out from Yishun residence to a new location
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to a press release by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday (2 Oct), President Halimah Yacob will be moving out from her home at Yishun Avenue 4. MHA said it has conducted a careful assessment of the security arrangements for the Read More

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Netizens take issue with PM Lee’s statement to remind Chinese Singaporeans to make minorities feel welcome
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In the reports by The Straits Times and The New Paper on Saturday, states that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reminds Singaporeans that founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew once declared that “everybody will have a place in Singapore,” stressing that Singapore is “not a Malay Read More

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Happy People Helping People Foundation holds first large scale excursion for elderly cardboard collectors
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Volunteer group, Happy People Helping People Foundation held an outing for old folks (majority being cardboard collectors and those who live in rental flats) at Sentosa just last Saturday which was its largest event till date, with 79 elderlies and around 55 volunteers. The old Read More

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Netizens criticise DPM Tharman for defending mainstream media in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Today report dated 29 September, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam was quoted saying that the mainstream media in Singapore is not a free-for-all, neither is it the heavily-controlled media that some critics caricature it to be. DPM Tharman wrote on his Facebook Read More

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Enbloc Sale – Can you lose money from it?
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

When is Enbloc good or bad news? Receiving an enbloc offer for your property is akin to striking lottery. So who wouldn’t be pleased with it? Not everyone actually. Some may have an emotional attachment to their home or location as their family Read More

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Why must we give you our identity card particulars?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung Three members of Function 8 were harassed by several plain clothes and uniformed police personnel from Cantonment Police Division soon after witnessing the arrest of Mr Seelan Palay by at least 12 police officers. The incident took place outside Read More

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