Monthly Archives: February 2018

    MP Lim Biow Chuan says asset gone once land sold but WP Sylvia says SG lands are sold on leasehold
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Yesterday (27 Feb), Workers’ Party Member of Parliament Pritam Singh told Parliament that WP is “unable” to support the recently announced increase of GST from 7 to 9% by the PAP government. Pritam added that instead of raising GST, the government could consider Read More

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    Chew to start jail term on 1 March for charge of misappropriating church funds
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Court of Appeal has ordered that former City Harvest Church leader Chew Eng Han is to start serving his jail term for the misappropriation of church funds on 1 March, once Chew’s one-week remand period expires, at an urgent hearing on Tuesday (27 February) morning. Read More

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    SMRT questioned for implementing Kaizen methodology decades late
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit announced that it has employed the Kaizen methodology in the past months to drive transformational projects through continuous improvement. “Thanks to the teams’ efforts at improving workflow and processes, overall workplace efficiency has improved. The target is to make Read More

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    budget 2018 delivered in the Parliament House
    Budget 2018: 5 ways it can affect your housing game plan
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    The Budget 2018 has arrived. After months of worrying whether GST will be increasing, finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced on Monday that the imminent GST hike to 9% will be pushed back to 2021 onwards. Apart from the delay of GST hike, Read More

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    45-year-old Malaysian charged for abetting Chew in alleged attempt to flee country prior to imprisonment term
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A 45-year-old Malaysian was charged on Wednesday (28 February) with abetting Chew Eng Han to flee the country from Pulau Ubin jetty on a motorised sampan last Wednesday. Khoo Kea Leng allegedly received S$8,000 in cash from the former City Harvest Church leader, who was convicted in Read More

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    Parliamentary questions for 28 February 2018
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Last updated on March 1st, 2018 at 01:14 pmThe Singapore Parliament will sit at 11:00am on Wednesday, 28 February 2018 for the 62nd session of the 13th Parliament. *4 oral questions and 1 written question have been scheduled to be asked. At the Read More

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    Fanpages by PAP supporters blatantly attribute fake quotes to Workers’ Party MP
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Facebook fanpages dedicated to support leaders from the People’s Action Party and to mud sling at opposition parties and civil activists, posted a series of Facebook posts on Tuesday late afternoon to attack comments made by Mr Pritam Singh, Member of Parliament of Aljunied Read More

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    Parliamentary questions for 27 February 2018
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The Singapore Parliament sat at 11:00am on Tuesday, 27 February 2018 for the 61st session of the 13th Parliament. *16 oral questions and 6 written questions had been scheduled to be asked. At the commencement of Public Business, 5 Government Bills will be Read More

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    Train delay along NEL on Tuesday morning
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    There was a train disruption along the North East Line this morning (27 Feb), without official announcement from the SBS Transit. At 8:52am YuSin posted a photo on Twitter, showing commuter crowd at Sengkang MRT station platform, going towards Harbour Front: PSA: Train Read More

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    None of potential 4th generation PMs meet LKY’s criteria of having “big bulk”
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low In a Facebook post today (27 Feb), PM Lee said that there would be a Cabinet reshuffle after Parliament takes a mid-term break. This will give the younger ministers more exposure and responsibility, he said. “This way, my successor will Read More

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