Daily Archives: 2017-11-29

Tripartite Standard on procurement of services from media freelancers launched to set out industry best practices

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 jointly developed by IMDA with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), Singapore National …

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Thoughts from the release of PSLE results

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 school hall where all the pupils sat in lines on the floor. Their equally-anxious parents were seated …

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MND rejects petition to reform public housing policies for single parents

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 the petition to the MND in September on behalf of seven single parents. The petitioners called on …

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AWARE: Timely to reconsider how restrictive regulation of public assembly should be

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 which include three counts of organizing a public assembly without a police permit and one count of …

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