Daily Archives: 2018-01-25

    Petition supporting Jolovan hits 4915 signatures, delivered
    By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

    The petition in support of Jolovan Wham, the activist who got slapped with 7 charges relating to organising public assemblies, has been delivered to the Prime Minister and Attorney General in both email and physical copy. Titled, “Drop charges against Jolovan Wham; Protect Read More

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    Why do we keep saying that the Suzhou Industrial Park was a great success?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “Singapore can play key role in China-led Belt and Road Initiative: Chan Chun Sing” (Jan 25). The article wrote, “During the hour-long discussion, Mr Chan also cited the example of the Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) project, jointly developed Read More

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    PTC submits second advisory report to Minister of Transport
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Public Transport Council (PTC) has submitted its second Advisory Report themed “Conversation and Connecting with SG Commuters” to the Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan. “The frank conversations have been captured through PTC’s engagement with over 11,000 SG Commuters of diverse profiles, and through Read More

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    “Fake” statistic as in the case of “predicting the future statistics”
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    After writing “Fake News vs Fake Statistics?” (Jan 23) – the article “Professional services to add 5,500 jobs a year until 2020” (Straits Times, Jan 25) is probably one of the best examples of arguably, another type of “fake” statistics, in addition to the Read More

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    Results for 2018 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) to be released on 1 Feb
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that posting results for the 2018 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) will be released on Thursday (1 February) at 9.00am. The Ministry said that applicants can obtain their posting results via the following channels: The JAE Internet System Read More

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    No alleged attempt of abduction at Jurong West, says Police
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced on its Facebook page that the police report circulating online about an alleged attempted abduction of a 10-year-old boy at Jurong West Street 72  is untrue and the boy had lied to his parents. In a Facebook post on Wednesday evening, Read More

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    Citizens ask PTC, “What happened to the rhetorics of taking care of our pioneer generations during the GE 2015?”
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    It has been earlier announced that the Public Transport Council’s (PTC) has scrapped the $40 monthly unlimited travel pass for seniors above the age of 60. When the two-year Off-Peak Monthly Travel (OMTP) pass trial was announced by the Ministry of Transport through Read More

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