Daily Archives: 2017-10-12

SMRT maintenance Vice-President replaced, news source reports inadequate maintenance of water-pumping system behind tunnel flooding
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to Straits Times, local train operator SMRT has announced through an internal circular that its vice-president of maintenance will be replaced. This change in appointment comes after the recent flooding incident at its train tunnel at Bishan. LTA had earlier disclosed that a Read More

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Possible pitfalls when you DIY a property transaction
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Co-authored by Mr. Ku Swee Yong, Co-founder of HugProperty with Janice Chin Li Ping, undergraduate from the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore Self-service property websites lure property buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants (let us collectively address them as “Clients”) with Read More

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Security guard billed with huge medical bills from private hospital
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

It has been reported by Straits Times that a security guard, Mr Thomas Lukose, suffered a heart attack at Gleneagles Hospital and he was billed by the hospital for a staggering sum of $78,000. His family now appealing for funds from the public to Read More

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2017 Online Journalism Awards honour media organisations’ coverage on leaked data, prison reform and undue police force
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Superlative reporting on leaked data, prison reform and undue police force led coverage that garnered top honors for 29 media organizations Saturday night at the 2017 Online Journalism Awards, which closed the Online News Association Conference.  The Online Journalism Awards™ (OJAs), launched in May 2000, Read More

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Family of Benjamin Lim seeking donations in their legal action against MOE and SPF
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

We, the immediate family of Benjamin Lim Jun Hui are writing this letter to members of the public to seek financial donation to support legal action against the Ministry of Education and the Singapore Police Force. Benjamin passed away on 26 January 2016, the Read More

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Amnesty International: Executions continue in flawed attempt to tackle drug crime, despite limited reforms
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore’s continued reliance on mandatory death sentences, which violate international law, has meant that dozens of low level drug offenders have been sent to death row in recent years, Amnesty International said in a new report released today. Cooperate or Die also reveals how Read More

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