Daily Archives: 2017-12-13

MOM: Growth in local employment is likely to remain positive
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its latest statement on the labour outlook has commented that the labour market has continued to improve in the third quarter of 2017, with the drop in total employment in this period being lower than that in the Read More

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World organisations: Myanmar must prioritize protection of civilians in Rakhine state, address the roots of the conflict
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A statement signed by over 108 civil society organisations, people’s organisations and individuals addressed to Myanmar and ASEAN calls for Myanmar to cease violence against and abuses of unarmed civilians in Rakhine State and the other conflict areas such as northern Shan and Kachin States and ASEAN Read More

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Singapore ambassador to Indonesia rebuts comments on Singapore Flight Information Region (FIR)
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Singapore ambassador has written a letter to rebut statements made by two former top Indonesian air force officials regarding the Republic’s control of Indonesian airspace above the Riau Islands, that it “misrepresented facts” in linking the issue to sovereignty. In a Facebook post Read More

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Baby girl born during GrabCar ride in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Mr Mohammad Fazli Bin Omar picked up two passengers on 21 November, 2.42am but little did he expect the ride to end with three passengers. Mr Reuben Chow and Mdm Cindy Lim became parents to a baby girl in the backseat of Mr Read More

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Delay on Downtown line on Tuesday evening due to signalling fault
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Down Town Line (DTL) experienced delays due to signalling fault at Tampines station on Tuesday evening.  Commuters were left wondering for an hour odd for the cause of delay as the SBS transit, did not announce the cause of the delay immediately. A Read More

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Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme for first half of 2018 launched with 6 confirmed and 9 reserved list sites
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Government has announced the first half 2018 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme, which comprises six Confirmed List sites and nine Reserve List sites which can yield about 8,045 private residential units and 63,960 sqm gross floor area (GFA) of commercial space. In a Read More

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llaollao has its 29 establishments in Singapore closed by its local partner
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Spanish frozen yogurt chain llaollao has announced on its Facebook page that the company with which it has been developing its brand in Singapore has unilaterally decided to close all the establishments in the country and reopen them under the Yolé Frozen Yogurt Read More

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Human Rights Watch: Laws chill free speech and assembly
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

International human rights organisation, Human Rights Watch call for the end of repressive prosecutions, regulations, and civil suits (Kuala Lumpur, December 13, 2017) – The Singapore government’s use of overly broad criminal laws, oppressive regulations, and civil lawsuits severely curtails freedom of speech and assembly, Human Read More

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Singapore lifting car warranty restrictions: A game changer for car owners?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin On 11 Dec 2017, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) announced that it will soon be lifting warranty restrictions that require car owners to get their cars serviced only at predesignated workshops. By freeing drivers to service their cars at any workshops of Read More

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International Commission of Jurists urges Singapore to stop harassment of human rights defender Jolovan Wham
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Bangkok, Thailand – The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) today urged the Government of Singapore to end the harassment of human rights defender Jolovan Wham and to amend laws used to restrict the work of Jolovan Wham and other human rights defenders. Jolovan Read More

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