Daily Archives: 2017-10-04

3 blueprints for a successful company knowledge base
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Robin Singh Knowledge base software is without any doubt a very powerful solution that offers an entire palette of benefits for businesses. Some of them are: enhanced customer support, cut down expenses, increased productivity and profits. But, the question that remains is Read More

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A crazy world of Singaporean online shoppers: Which one are you?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Research by iPrice Group Singaporean shoppers are known to be notoriously demanding. Becoming one of the fastest growing countries in the world comes at the cost of expecting nothing but the best. World class airports, world class transportations and of course, world class Read More

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Public feels SMRT Director fined for safety lapses made scapegoat for top management
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated Friday (29 September), it is reported that Teo Wee Kiat, 41, director of control operations of Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) was fined $55,000 on Friday (Sept 29) for failing to take necessary measures to ensure the safety of Read More

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Feasibility of amendment to Tobacco Act questioned
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated 3 October (Tuesday), it is reported that Singapore has taken its first legal step towards raising the minimum smoking age from 18 to 21, with the introduction of a new Bill in Parliament yesterday. The Bill to amend Read More

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Anger towards Reserved Presidential Election will not necessarily translate to dip in PAP votes
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Two questions sent to me for my comments in response to the ongoing ground sentiments towards the Reserved Presidential Election, “To what extent has the experience of the reserved presidency negatively altered perceptions of the PAP and could it put a dent in Read More

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Credit score facts and myths for getting a home loan
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

Your credit score is a number used by banks and financial institutions as an indicator of how you are likely to repay your debts and the probability of going into default. Credit Bureau Singapore(CBS) credit score is based on the various types of information Read More

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Citizens urge Government to preserve Kampung Lorong Buangkok as a conservation site
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated 3 October (Tuesday), it is reported that MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC Ms Intan Azura Mokhtar have asked the Government to keep the last kampung on Singapore’s mainland to be preserved as a conservation site or Read More

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Unfortunate death of Uber driver spurs comments lamenting high cost of living in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated 3 October (Tuesday), it is reported that a 64-year-old Uber driver suffered a cardiac arrest while driving last Thursday (Sept 28) night, and subsequently died in hospital. Singapore Police Force (SPF) said that they received a call Read More

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K Shanmugam: Authorities reviewing legislation and studying ways to counter threat of hate speech and extremist teachings
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Channel NewsAsia report dated 3 October (Tuesday), it is reported that Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam said in Parliament that authorities will be reviewing legislation and studying ways to counter the threat of hate speech and extremist teachings. Mr Read More

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Function 8 and CAN: Article 14 of Singapore Constitution guarantees freedom of speech, expression, assembly and association
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Joint statement by Function 8 and Community Action Network on the arrest of activist Function 8 and Community Action Network (CAN) are deeply troubled and saddened by the arrest of artist Seelan Palay outside Parliament House on Sunday, 1 Oct 2017. He has Read More

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