Daily Archives: 2018-01-30

    Compulsory ElderShield: No claims to premiums statistics?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “ElderShield committee proposes severe disability insurance scheme be made compulsory, members to start paying premiums at age 30” (Straits Times, Jan 30). It states that “ElderShield coverage should be made compulsory, including for those with pre-existing disabilities, said the committee reviewing Read More

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    Ong Ye Kung says media hijacked by “fake news” but ex-ST Editor says SG media hijacked by govt
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low At the Shangri-La Dialogue Sherpa Meeting yesterday (29 Jan), Minister Ong Ye Kung told the audience that “fake news” is one of the security threats the world faces today in addition to terrorism. He noted that “fake news” is increasingly Read More

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    Train delays along EWL and NSL on Tuesday morning
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The train commuters on East West Line (EWL) and North South Line (NSL) experienced delays again this morning (Tuesday, 30 Jan) with no official explanation from Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT). At 8:06am Keen posted a photo showing that Pasir Ris Station was Read More

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    SPF claims allegations against investigation officer of turning away victim in alleged sexual harassment case, unfounded and false
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Singapore Police Force has posted on its Facebook page, stating that allegations put forth by a member of public against the police are unfounded and false. In a Facebook post published on 25 Jan 2018, Kuroe Kun wrote that her female friend was allegedly Read More

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    If Estate Tax is brought back in Budget 2018, why was it abolished without discussions in the first place?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    by Ghui I note with interest that Estate Tax may now be reintroduced in Singapore. Most countries in the world have the concept of Inheritance Tax or Estate Duty and Estate Tax as a concept is not controversial. That said, it is worth Read More

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    Ong Ye Kung’s wife resigned from Sim Lian Group 3 weeks after Ong won GE2015
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Minister Ong Ye Kung was the Principal Private Secretary to Singapore’s then Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong from 2002 to 2004. He then became the Chief Executive of Workforce Development Agency (WDA, now known as Workforce Singapore) and following Read More

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    Athletics dives deeper into the dump
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Technical Director uses vulgarities on Singapore athletes. He also has a relationship with a female athlete, which many view as unethical. Singapore’s national track and field Technical Director Volker Hermann may have signed his exit out of Singapore if an email of his Read More

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