Daily Archives: 2018-01-23

    Just how effective are the sponsored posts by Ministry of Finance for Budget2018
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    It has been earlier reported that the Ministry of Finance (MOF) paid for over 50 social media “influencers” to post on Instagram to promote the Budget process in an effort to reach out to younger Singaporeans. MOF spokesperson was quoted saying, “Given the Read More

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    Code of Practice launched for online charitable fundraising
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Commissioner of Charities has jointly developed the Code of Practice for Online Charitable Fundraising with four crowdfunding platforms, which are Give.Asia, Giving.sg, Ray of Hope Initiative and Simply Giving and the Code was launched by the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu at a forum on Tuesday Read More

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    Facing the prospect of paying more to contribute to building of T5, raise eyebrows with public
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Travellers flying out of Changi Airport and airlines operating in the area may be asked for extra fees and charges from as early as next year to help pay for the future Terminal 5 (T5), which is slated for completion around 2030. The Changi Read More

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    How to pick the best new year’s resolution for yourself
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by SingSaver.com.sg The key to making New Year’s resolutions stick is to make them clearly defined, do-able (by you) and personally meaningful. Given the spectacularly short lives of New Year’s resolutions (anywhere between 1 week to 6 months, depending on who you ask), you’d Read More

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    Job Happiness Index 2017: 45% of Singaporeans are unhappy at work
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The top three job unhappiness factors among Singaporean employees are said to be issues with the management and leadership team, a lack of opportunities for career development and training opportunities. This is according to the survey, “Job Happiness Index 2017” conducted by Jobstreet, Read More

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    MP Louis Ng goes to Bangladesh to speak up for Rohingya refugees
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Speaking from a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Singapore MP for Nee Soon GRC Louis Ng told media yesterday (22 Jan) that there is “not enough awareness at this point” in Singapore about the plight of Rohingya refugees. “This is Read More

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    Five financial steps to take before relocating to another country
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by SingSaver.com.sg Relocating to another country can be a tricky affair, especially if you don’t do these 5 things with your finances. If you’re moving abroad, the first few months can be a headache – you’ll have to learn the layout of a new Read More

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    How many countries broadcast their parliamentary/assembly sessions live?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Singapore prides itself as a first-world country with a first-world government. However, when it comes to first world government practices, it seems to fare lesser than those perceived to be of third-world. To show just how out of place Singapore is in comparison with Read More

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