Daily Archives: 2017-11-14

Suspension of Filipinos for overseas work effective from 13 Nov until 1 Dec
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Department of Labour and Employment of Philippines announced on Friday (10 November) of the suspension of Filipinos to work overseas with effect 15 working days from 13 November to 1 December. In a press release, it wrote, “In view of the persistent reports of Read More

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Letter from Govt on criteria for opposition to field marching contingent at NDPs
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Workers’ Party reveals a 1982 document from the Ministry of Defence which was addressed to late J B Jeyaratnam, stating that any opposition party seeking to march at the National Day Parade would need to have at least 15% of the seats in parliament before Read More

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GONGOs’ presence in ASEAN civil society conference needs to be addressed
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jean Chong Yesterday I was terribly upset by what I saw. The ASEAN civil society conference (ACSC) is a parallel event to the ASEAN summit that brings civil society organizations (CSOs) together yearly for solidarity, to discuss issues and to draft a Read More

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Loans: Exploring the Good vs the Ugly
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin Most people believe that debt is bad, and try to minimise liabilities of all kinds to ensure the mounting debt doesn’t catch them off-guard. Of course, accumulating a large amount of credit card debt and personal loans could potentially turn one’s Read More

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WP achieved progress in spite of adverse political environment
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Kwong Moh The Workers’ Party just celebrated its 60th anniversary on 3 Nov 2017 and launched a Commemorative Book (WALKING WITH SINGAPORE), to commemorate its achievements and progress for the past few decades. At the same time, Mr Low Thia Khiang Read More

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Morning delay on North South Line caused by train fault at Toa Payoh
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

According to feedback from commuters, North-South Line (NSL) experienced service delays on Tuesday morning (14 Nov) due to a train fault at Toa Payoh. As there is no official announcement was made by the transport operator, SMRT, it is unknown when did the fault Read More

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You can inherit a house but you can also lose it
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

A common question, if you have co-borrowers, is what happens when one of you passes away (or if it’s your spouse and you get divorced). The answer depends on a wide variety of factors, like whether you’re insured, or how much of the Read More

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Singaporeans launch new media company based on trust, transparency, and accountability
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The closure of The Middle Ground and the discontinuation of the Asian Wall Street Journal have reduced options for Singaporeans looking for independent media sources. These, combined with the retrenchments at Singapore Press Holdings, suggest an unfavourable market for the media in Singapore Read More

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Human Rights and Children under the Spotlight at the 17th Informal ASEM Seminar
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The 17th Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Human Rights Seminar brought together over 70 experts, professionals, academics, civil society and government officials from Europe and Asia to discuss the status of rights of children on 7-9 November 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria. In his opening speech Read More

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