Daily Archives: 2017-12-22

The journey or the win?

by Ng Weihan Singaporeans, and those pursuing education in Singapore, are often intimidated by the word ‘examination’. In fact, this is not at all surprising, considering that we live in a meritocratic society, and our future is very much dependent on our grades. Not too long ago, the PSLE and ‘N’ Level results were released while the ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level …

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Letter of objection to proposed amendments of Film Act: Draconian and outrageous to waive need of warrant to enter and search premises

Below is a letter written by a member of the public to the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) about the proposed amendments to the Film Act and cc to The Online Citizen. Dear Ms Lee Ee Jia: I am registering my objection to certain new amendments to the films act, in relation to your public consultation request: https://www.imda.gov.sg/regulations-licensing-and-consultations/consultations/consultation-papers/2017/public-consultation-on-proposed-amendments-to-the-films-act As outlined in …

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7 options to consider if you cannot repay mortgage

Repayment of your mortgage

by Angeline & Paul HO A common mistake for borrowers is that they enter into a home loan assuming they will continue to continue earning the same salary or even factoring a pay raise each year. In today’s environment, where jobs are at risk of being overtaken by robots, Artificial Intelligence AI, Automation, the assumption no longer holds. You have …

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