Daily Archives: 2018-01-22

    SPP: Public Transport Council needs to be sensitive towards the needs of senior citizens
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Singapore People’s Party has issued a statement on scrapping of the $40 monthly unlimited travel pass for seniors above the age of 60 by the Public Transport Council, saying that it disagrees with the decision and the council should be sensitive towards Read More

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    Government Parliamentary Committee’s silence over scrapping of senior travel pass, signifies its agreement with PTC
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Jose Raymond The PAP’s Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Transport has been conspicuously silent on the Public Transport Council’s (PTC) decision to scrap the $40 monthly unlimited travel pass for seniors above the age of 60. The Chairman of the GPC Sitoh Read More

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    S’pore to sign FTA with Sri Lanka – Another CECA disaster for Singaporean PMETs?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low The Straits Times today (22 Jan) reported that Singapore will be signing a free trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka tomorrow. The signing will be witnessed by PM Lee and his host, Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena. PM Lee will arrive Read More

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    PSB Academy inks partnership for sports science students to win smart with data analytics
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    PSB Academy (PSB) has inked an exclusive partnership with VX Sport to offer students from its sports science programmes the use of VX Sport software, and train them to harness data analytics for sports coaching and athlete performance management. Both organisations officiated this industry partnership at Read More

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    Five things millennials are supposedly “destroying” (but really aren’t)
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by SingSaver.com.sg From diamonds to alcohol to dining out, millennials have been blamed for the decline of many industries. But is there any truth in these accusations? Google the words “millennial” and “destroy”, and see the results. We’ll wait. Are you done? Then, you’ll Read More

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    Examining the current COE bidding system and how it is way overdue for a review
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by James Lee This paper aims to examine the current COE bidding system and how it is way overdue for a review. In addition, this paper will propose some modifications of the bidding system in order to cater to a more environmentally friendly, Read More

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    Untrue that more than 70 PAP MPs skipped Parliament on 9 Jan
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    In a post by the States Time Review, “More than 70 PAP MPs skip Parliament on Tuesday”, it is said that “According to a screenshot of a Parliament session on Tuesday (Jan 9), an estimated of more than 70 PAP MPs did not attend Read More

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    DPM Teo says 28,000 jobs to be created in Punggol but how many actually go to S’poreans?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low At the launch of the 50-hectare Punggol Digital District’s masterplan on Sunday (21 Jan), Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said the opening of a new business and education hub in Punggol from 2023 will help create 28,000 jobs in Read More

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    Busting myths about CPF Grants for buying HDB Flat
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    by Angeline C and Paul Ho CPF grants are designed to make buying HDB flats affordable but before you jump into apply for the grant, it helps to clear common myths on them. And contrary to perception, the CPF grants are not free Read More

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