Daily Archives: 2018-01-19

    Equipment calibration and testing company fined $200,000 by MOM for safety lapses in fatal accident
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced to charge equipment calibration and testing company MW Group with a $200,000 fine for failing to “conduct a specific risk assessment and establish safe work procedures for the calibration and testing of an Arc Reflection System (ARS) machine Read More

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    Angsana tree beside SOTA to be removed for safety of public
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA) has announced that the Angsana tree located beside the vicinity will be removed on Sunday (21 January) for the safety of students, staff and members of public as the arborist’s report on 11 January showed that condition of the Read More

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    Kind-hearted S’poreans trying to help students but get reported to Police instead
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Yesterday, Police has confirmed on its Facebook that there has been no attempted kidnapping of students from International Schools. https://www.facebook.com/singaporepoliceforce In both cases, one reported on 11 Jan and the other on 16 Jan, the occupants of the vehicles were Read More

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    Why allow taxis to have “surge pricing”?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “ComfortDelGro’s surge pricing option may open a can of worms” (Straits Times, 19 Jan). The article states that “But in the case of surge pricing, the “few dollars more” can amount to three or four times the normal Read More

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    NEA: Stakeholders sharing responsibility is key to build a sustainable e-waste management system
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    National Environment Agency (NEA) has revealed that each year, about 11kg of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste), equal in weight to 73 mobile phones, is disposed of per person in Singapore, which amounts to more than 60,000 tonnes of e-waste generated in Singapore Read More

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    Shortened operational hours in March along all 35 East-West Line MRT stations
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced that train service hours will be shortened on selected days in March along all 35 East-West Line (EWL) MRT Stations. Shortened operational hours for the month of March will involve all 35 MRT stations along the Read More

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    Is becoming an e-sports athlete a potentially good career path for you or your child?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on January 25th, 2018 at 01:08 pmby ValuePenguin Esports has been experiencing an explosive growth in popularity in the last few years. With its rise, a growing number of people are also aspiring to become a professional game player. In fact, many Read More

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    IMDA launches public consultation to seek views on introduction of alternative dispute resolution for telecommunication and media services
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has launched a public consultation to seek views on its proposed framework for the Telecommunication and Subscription TV Mediation-Adjudication Scheme (“the Scheme”). According to the authority, the Scheme aims to introduce an alternative dispute resolution scheme for Read More

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    US Senator Jeff Flake raises reference to Singapore in his speech against Trump’s attacks on media
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Below is an extract of the speech made by United States Senator Jeff Flake at the US senate, on the media attacks by US President Donald Trump. In his speech, he notes how Trump’s “fake news” comments have “inspired dictators and authoritarians” and Read More

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