Daily Archives: 2018-02-21

    Chew Eng Han arrested for attempting to flee country in a motorised sampan
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced that former City Harvest Church fund manager Chew Eng Han was arrested on Wednesday morning (21 February) for attempting to flee the country in a motorised sampan. Chew, 57, one of six church leaders convicted in 2015 Read More

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    Prudential enters Singapore Book of Records with country’s longest-ever prosperity toss
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A new entry in the Singapore Book of Records was created today as Prudential Singapore (Prudential) welcomed the Lunar New Year with Singapore’s longest-ever prosperity salad toss (Yu Sheng). More than 800 Prudential employees tossed their way through a 343-meter long dragon-themed Yu Read More

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    Singapore working to extradite Standard Chartered robber under promise of no caning
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced that the Singapore Government is working with UK authorities on the extradition of David James Roach to Singapore. The ministry noted that as part of the extradition proceedings, the UK Government has requested an assurance that Read More

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    Facebook account of opposition politician, Lim Tean terminated after posting negative response about Budget 2018
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on February 26th, 2018 at 12:56 amThe Facebook account of popular and outspoken opposition politician Mr Lim Tean appears to have been killed off by Facebook early today, coincidentally as his anti-budget 2018 speech video went viral around Singapore. In response Read More

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    Malaysian flight attendant: Work in Singapore and retire in Malaysia
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low A Malaysian flight attendant Yow Zi Jian wrote on quora.com last Friday (16 Feb) that his preference would be to work in Singapore and retire back in Malaysia. (source) Explaining his preference to work in Singapore, he said, “The strong SGD can Read More

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    Puthucheary says schools don’t invite MPs to speak but ex-MP Ho Peng Kee did speak at schools’ events
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    by Vincent Low Schools should be free of partisan politics and they do not invite MPs or political parties to speak at school events, said Senior Minister of State for Education Janil Puthucheary in Parliament on Monday (19 Feb). He was responding to a question Read More

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    Budget 2018: 587,200 lower-income workers worry about GST hike?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “Singapore Budget 2018: Lower-income groups worry about GST hike” ( Straits Times, Feb 20). The article writes, “With the impending goods and services tax (GST) hike, Mr Tony Teng, 43, worries about his young family’s growing expenses. The Read More

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