Daily Archives: 2018-01-01

    Minister for Education: Schools can set aside time and space for students to explore and pursue their interests
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    In a Straits Times report dated 28 December, Minister of Education Ng Chee Meng was quoted to have said that schools can set aside time and space for students to explore and to pursue their interests. He gave an example of students at Tanjong Katong Read More

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    Goh Chok Tong: Hopes next PM can be designated ‘before 2018 ends’
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong, in his Facebook post, has sketched out what he hopes would be a timeline for the formal designation of the next prime minister, the first time a senior figure from the People’s Action Party (PAP) has done Read More

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    Singapore Budget 2018 to be delivered on 19 Feb
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has announced that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will deliver Singapore’s 2018 Budget Statement in Parliament on 19 February. In a press release on Monday (1 January), the ministry said that  there will be live television and radio coverage Read More

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    PM Lee: Singapore made steady progress on its long term goals
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    In his new year message for 2018, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that Singapore has made steady progress on its long-term goals, and are finishing 2017 stronger than it started and that Singapore is ushering in 2018 with confidence and strength. Strong Read More

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    Outcry against coroner’s comments asking for residents to be precise in reporting lift faults
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    In a Straits Times report, “Coroner urges residents to be precise and prompt when reporting lift faults following Pasir Ris tragedy”, dated 29 December, it was said that Coroner Marvin Bay had urged residents to be “precise, prompt and thorough” in reporting lift faults Read More

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    75 percent of Singaporeans don’t know about true cost of international payments
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    According to new research released today by online money transfer service TransferWise, a majority of Singaporeans who transfer money overseas use their bank but three in four people don’t know the true cost of sending money overseas – which includes both upfront fees Read More

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    PM Lee announces Singapore’s 200th anniversary celebration in 2019 – GE to follow?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low In his New Year message, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced plans to mark the 200th anniversary of 1819, when Stamford Raffles founded the modern day Singapore. Singapore marked 50 years of independence in 2015 but “the Singapore Story began Read More

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