Daily Archives: 2017-10-13

    Gleneagles waives hefty medical bill for security guard from staying in its ICU with no subsidised fees
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The $78,000 medical bill of Mr Thomas Lukose has been waived by the hospital group which runs Gleneagles Hospital. It was earlier reported that Mr Thomas who was working as a security guard at Gleneagles Hospital, suffered a heart attack during work on 12 Read More

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    Give.asia deletes fundraising campaign for lawsuit by family of Benjamin Lim after receiving complaints from its community
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    GIVE.asia, an online fundraising portal deleted a fund-raising campaign for the legal action undertaken by Benjamin Lim’s family against the Ministry of Education and Singapore Police Force after receiving complaints from its community. There had been no notification of the deletion and the Read More

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    Airbnb and instant booking: A recipe for market domination
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Joseph DiTomaso, co-founder and CEO of AllTheRooms. Airbnb knows how to make waves in the accommodations booking industry. Over the last few years, the San Francisco-based company has taken major market space away from more conventional hotel booking sites like Hotels.com and Read More

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    Service delay along North-South Line on Friday morning, no announcements made by SMRT
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Train service was reported to be delayed along North-South Line (NSL) on Friday morning (13 October) by commuters, however, there was no official announcement made from Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) on the matter. Many commuters took to social media to express their Read More

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    Youths asking consumers to petition Old Chang Kee and Polar Puffs to switch to using palm oil that does not cause deforestation and haze
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Over two weeks after World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) launched their campaign to switch to using palm oil that does not cause deforestation and haze, 11 companies have remained unresponsive. Two of these companies, Old Chang Kee (Ten & Han) and Polar Read More

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    Head of MHA should reflect on himself before lamenting on his officers being abused
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Willy Sim I refer to your article: Public’s response to intended legal framework to protect police officers, “Respect needs to be earned, not asked or bought” regarding the needless need for Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to further enhance legislation to an already lopsided Read More

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    Will SMRT management be held accountable by the authorities?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Anthony Ng I have been very disturbed by the continuing saga, the flooding tunnel as the most recent, with SMRT. I’m even more disturbed with the deafening silence from all those responsible, no less the Minister himself. What I fear is that eventually Read More

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    Is the teaching of racial harmony in schools effective?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Marie I am appalled to find out that as much as our country’s leaders continuously boast in mainstream media and even international media about how Singapore is a racially and religiously harmonious society, such may not be true on ground. A friend Read More

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    Narrow path walked by the non-religious just got narrower
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on January 1st, 2018 at 05:41 pmby Tan Tatt Si Lately, the non-religious are in the news for all the wrong reasons : from Malaysia’s minister denouncing atheists and wanting them tracked down; to Singapore’s former top civil servant insinuating atheists Read More

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