Daily Archives: 2018-02-02

Key executives of Keppel Offshore & Marine arrested to assist in investigation by CPIB
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

According to Straits Times, several former key executives of Keppel Corp and its offshore and marine units were arrested to assist in investigations into the bribery offences involving Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M). ST reports that more than six connected to the Read More

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ST attempts to shape public opinion with 3rd option: PM Lee to stay beyond 70 as PM
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by Vincent Low ST Insight Editor Elgin Toh published an article today (‘Should PM Lee lead beyond 70?’, 2 Feb) advocating a third option of having PM Lee to continue to lead Singapore as PM, well beyond age 70. This option came about Read More

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UN human rights expert laments “tragic sense of déjà vu” in Myanmar, says refugee returns premature
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The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, lamented the decades long cycle of violence perpetuated by the authorities against ethnic minorities in Myanmar, including Rohingya Muslims, and said talk of repatriating hundreds of thousands of refugees anytime Read More

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How can the government regain the trust of the people?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Has trust in the government been eroded? It’s time to talk frankly” (Straits Times, Feb 1). The article by Straits Times Opinion Editor, Chua Mui Hoong states that “For this group, maintaining trust in Government is not the Read More

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Less than 12% of Singaporeans use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to sign up for courses
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by Vincent Low It was reported yesterday (1 Feb) that the total number of Singaporeans using their SkillsFuture Credit was 285,000 at end of last year. The scheme started in Jan 2016. The scheme provides Singaporeans aged 25 and above with $500 credit Read More

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The hands of a sadistic political psychopath behind Operation Coldstore
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by Tan Wah Piow 2nd February 2018 marks the 55th anniversary of Operation Coldstore in Singapore. In the early hours of 2nd February 1963, Singapore’s Internal Security Council (ISC) ordered the arrests without trial of 107 political leaders from leftwing opposition parties, civil Read More

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