Daily Archives: 2017-10-10

Discount Hunters during Great Singapore Sale 2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2017 at 12:18 pmby CupoNation Men increase usage of coupons during GSS compared to regular periods as women show the opposite The annual Great Singapore Sale (GSS) is usually the highlight of every savvy and trendy shopaholic’s calendar Read More

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How did we become so racist?
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Last updated on October 11th, 2017 at 04:59 pmby Dr Lee Siew Peng Grace, not race All this talk about race and race relations, culminating with a president elected on the basis of ethnicity, troubles me. An indelible memory of mine is Mrs Read More

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Public lambast PM Lee for the “wayang” to justify the Reserved Presidential Election
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In reports by The Straits Times and Channel NewsAsia dated Friday (29 September), it is reported that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong stated that he knew the reserved presidential election would be unpopular and would cause the ruling party to lose votes, but Read More

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The Future is Driverless
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by Jean-Francois Beaudoin, Senior Vice President of Alstom, Asia Pacific Today, driverless trains are be speeding more passengers to their destinations – faster, more efficiently and more safely – in major metro systems throughout the world. With 55 fully automated metro lines in 37 Read More

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Public’s response to intended legal framework to protect police officers, “Respect needs to be earned, not asked or bought”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a report by TODAY and Channel NewsAsia dated Thursday (28 September), it is reported that Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam vowed to take action against physical and verbal attacks on Home Team uniformed officers. He stated that there is a 65 per cent Read More

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Readers raise questions on reports of ISIS terrorist from Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated Wednesday (27 September), it is reported that Megat Shahdan Abdul Samad, the Singaporean fighter who anchored a recent propaganda video by terror group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been fighting on its front lines since he Read More

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Netizens slams results of survey on Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated Wednesday (27 September), it is reported that commuters are less satisfied with MRT train services, compared with a year ago, while taxi and public bus services see an increase in customer satisfaction levels. According to the second-quarter Read More

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K Shanmugam criticised on CNA Facebook post as person misleading the matter on AGC advice
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Channel NewsAsia report dated 8 October (Sunday), it is reported that Minister for Law and Home Affairs K Shanmugam rejected claims by Dr Tan Cheng Bock that remarks he made in Parliament last week were inconsistent with previous statements he had made concerning Read More

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Don’t lose money on these 5 emerging travel scams
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by SingSaver.com.sg From staged fights to hidden fees to flimsy souvenirs, Singaporeans should keep an eye out for these travel scams. With travel season right around the corner, all the tourists – and scammers – are coming out of the woodwork. Now you may Read More

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ST Forum letter criticising LTA excuses on MRT breakdowns, receives outpouring of support and praises
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times forum dated 10 October (Tuesday), Mr Patrick Tan Siong Kuang wrote that in his opinion it is strange to read the excuses that the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has been giving for the shutdowns of Singapore’s train system. He Read More

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