Daily Archives: 2017-10-03

NEL train service delays due to train trault, no info on designated bus stops for free bus bridging service
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

SBS Transit has announced on its Twitter page on Tuesday (3 October) at 1.15 pm that train service along its North-East Line service is delayed due to a train fault and asked passengers to add 15 minutes travelling time. A moment later, it Read More

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Local​ ​NGOs​ ​come​ ​together​ ​to​ ​submit​ ​joint​ ​report​ ​to​ ​the​ ​UN about​ ​gender​ ​inequalities​ ​in​ ​Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In an unprecedented move, 13 local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have joined forces to submit a report to a United Nations committee about the continuing gender inequalities in Singapore. This follows news reports last week that some women’s organisations were not supporting the coalition Read More

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Netizens comment on PM Lee’s statement that founding fathers were ‘passionate about multiracialism’
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Today report dated 29 September, it is reported that the nation’s founding fathers believed passionately in the vision of a multiracial society, and they also wanted to make sure that Singapore would not be viewed by its neighbours as a “Third Read More

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Netizens comment on President Halimah’s statement that young people should listen when advocating
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In the Straits Times report dated on 30 September, it is reported that President Halimah Yacob had stressed the importance of listening when advocating as it helps one become more effective at advocating for a certain point of view or a group at a Read More

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What is really the Truth?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Jee Yong I will just like to offer my five cents worth of contribution to all those discussions about the uncertainty that the entire world is facing now. In recent times, it is noticeable that the number of suicide bombings and senseless Read More

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Rehabilitation and reintegrating of long-term stayers at IMH into society
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by Apolitical Finally! I am really happy someone is addressing the issue of Long-term Stayers: reintegrating them into society. They are so out of touch with reality! Dr Alex Su, vice-chairman of the medical board at the Institute of Mental Health said some Read More

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Singapore employers look for alternatives to balance rising medical inflation and need for competitive benefits, Mercer
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to the 2017 Singapore Employee Health and Benefits Study conducted by Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB), a partnership between global professional services firms, Mercer and Marsh, employers continue to look for ways of balancing rising healthcare costs with the need to provide competitive benefit packages to attract, engage and Read More

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