Daily Archives: 2017-10-05

SDP Chair Paul Tambyah condemns recent government crackdowns
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on December 1st, 2017 at 02:51 pmNewly Elected Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chairperson, Paul Tambyah, issues an official statement on behalf of the party condemning the recent crackdowns on civil society activists, such as the arrest of Seelan Palay for his Read More

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Parents and readers refute Minister Ng Chee Meng’s statement that there are “very few” incidents of school bullying
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Yahoo Singapore report dated 3 October (Tuesday), it is reported that Minister of Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng has said in Parliament that Singapore students are generally well behaved and there have been “very few” incidents of bullying in schools. The Read More

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Readers comment that Minister Shanmugam’s response to Ms Sylvia Lim, suggest Government is above the law
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Channel News Asia report dated 4 October (Wednesday), it is reported that the Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam stressed in Parliament that the call to start counting from Dr Wee Kim Wee’s second term as President for the purpose of Read More

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Record high attendance of 3,900 at TechInnovation 2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The sixth edition of TechInnovation concluded successfully, with over 3,900 participants from more than 40 countries in attendance, a 44% increase from last year’s turnout. The annual two-day technology marketplace is Singapore’s premier technology brokerage event, bringing together technology providers and seekers under Read More

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Decoding the narratives of the 2017 presidential election campaign
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Vernon Chan We have established that Singapore’s People’s Action Party government and its proxy campaign for candidate Halimah failed to craft a winning narrative for the election that was credible. Big picture concepts like meritocracy and multiracialism were thrown up in order Read More

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Free admission to Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Jurong Bird Park for kids in October
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Thinking where to bring your kid this October? The Singapore Zoo, River Safari and Jurong Bird Park is offering free admission for children accompanied by an adult for the whole month of October. Visit the zoo’s website here for more information on the ongoing Read More

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Local iPhone user enters customer service hell after updating to iOS 11
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

It seems like Apple’s customer service isn’t always the famed, award-winning service it is known for, at least for local iPhone user Mel Loi. It all started when iOS 11 was released. Mel’s enthusiasm in updating to the latest iOS 11 was rewarded, Read More

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Domestic worker jumps out of window to escape agent abuse
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kirsten Han A little over two weeks. That was how long Nina Duwi Koriah had been in Singapore before she fell out of the third-storey window of her agent’s home following humiliating verbal abuse and mental distress. Her agent, who has been Read More

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