Daily Archives: 2018-02-06

Long distance relationships: their cost and ways to address it
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin Money can be a difficult topic for couples to discuss. It could get even harder in a long distance relationship. With the emotional strains of being far away, it could be difficult for couples to discuss other sensitive matters that can Read More

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Aviation trade body voices objection on passengers pre-funding Changi Airport Terminal 5
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced its objection against any attempt by Singapore to charge travellers to help fund the construction of its new Changi Airport Terminal 5. The airline industry’s most prominent trade body stressed that it is “strongly against any pre-financing Read More

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TOC asked to register with IMDA after removed as political association
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The Online Citizen has been informed by the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) on Tuesday (6 Feb) that the website is required to be registered with it, pursuant to condition 4 of the Schedule to the Broadcasting (Class Licence) notification. Just before Read More

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TOC removed as political association under Political Donations Act
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The Online Citizen has been informed by the Registrar of Political Donations that it will be removed as a political association under the Political Donations Act with effect from Tuesday (6 Feb), this means that TOC will not need to declare its donations Read More

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Netizens scold PM Lee and ESM Goh for being childish over the word “watch”
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by Vincent Low It all started with Emeritus Senior Minister’s Goh Chok Tong’s Facebook post on New Year’s Eve urgently calling the 4th generation ministers to pick the next PM amongst them before the end of 2018.About a month later on 26 Jan, Read More

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Security screenings at Newton station in Singapore’s largest emergency preparedness exercise in a MRT station till date
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Commuters went through bag checks and security screenings at Newton station along DownTown Line (DTL) on Sunday (4 February)  in the largest emergency preparedness exercise at an MRT station here to date. The eight-hour drill  took place from 10 am to 6 pm, which was Read More

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Three ways startups in Singapore should assess different financing options
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by ValuePenguin Life of an entrepreneur is a constant struggle between bliss and misery. Sometimes, startup founders are exuberant about the latest milestones they achieved; in other times, they find themselves in a constant state of panic as they are trying to solve Read More

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Minister Masagos: Not feasible to build drains to accommodate every extreme rainfall event due to land take and higher costs
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli stated that it is not feasible to be building drains to accommodate every extreme rainfall event as this would require massive land take and much higher costs. Speaking during Parliament on Monday (5 February), Mr Masagos Read More

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Retired judge counters Chan with LKY’s instruction not to write appeal letters to courts
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by Vincent Low Retired district judge Low Wee Ping wrote to ST Forum and his letter was published on ST today (6 Feb). He revealed that there was an instruction from Singapore’s first PM Lee Kuan Yew to PAP MPs not to write Read More

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Lessons learned from the fall of bitcoin
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by Property Soul Last Friday, the cryptocurrency market suffered an irrational sell-off. An estimated $115 billion worth of different digital coins were wiped off in a single day. What happened to bitcoin? In less than 13 hours, the price of bitcoin plunged 15 Read More

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