Daily Archives: 2017-11-29

    Tripartite Standard on procurement of services from media freelancers launched to set out industry best practices
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Tripartite Standard on the Procurement of Services from Media Freelancers (TS Media Freelancers) was launched on Wednesday (29 November) by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and Ministry of Health (MOH), Mr Chee Hong Tat. This initiative is Read More

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    Thoughts from the release of PSLE results
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Property Soul Last Friday was an exciting day for me as I joined the parents of 38,942 primary six students who had their PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination) results released on Black Friday. The PSLE result experience It was done in the Read More

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    MND rejects petition to reform public housing policies for single parents
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Ministry of National Development has rejected a petition to reform public housing policies for single parents, saying that it has no intention to amend the law and introduce exemptions for unmarried and divorced parents. Nee Soon GRC MP Louis Ng had earlier submitted Read More

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    Aviva to offer 16 weeks of equal parental leave on full pay with effect from 19 November
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Last updated on December 6th, 2017 at 04:50 pmAviva announced on last Friday (24 November) that it will offer male and female staff in Singapore equal parental leave on full pay for 16 weeks when the child arrives with effect from 19 November Read More

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    AWARE: Timely to reconsider how restrictive regulation of public assembly should be
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Local non-government organisation, AWARE has expressed its concern via its Facebook page in regards to the charges filed against Jolovan Wham, a well-known labour and human rights activist in Singapore by the authorities. Just this morning, Wham was charged with seven charges by the Attorney-General’s Chambers Read More

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    Human Rights Watch: Activist Jolovan Wham faces multiple charges under draconian Laws
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Singapore authorities should drop the case against activist Jolovan Wham for holding three public gatherings in the city-state, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. Authorities have charged Wham on Wednesday (29 Nov) with seven charges which include three counts of organizing a public assembly Read More

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