Daily Archives: 2018-03-01

    Parliamentary questions for 2 March 2018
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The Singapore Parliament will sit at 10:00am on Friday, 2 March 2018 for the 64th session of the 13th Parliament. *1 oral question and no written question have been scheduled to be asked. At the commencement of Public Business there will be introduction Read More

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    Retired banker Chris Kuan put PAP MPs to shame in budget debates
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Retired banker Chris Kuan, who spoke at forums organized by oppositions on Singapore’s reserves as well as the estimated long-term return of our reserves, made several postings on his Facebook page recently to rebut some of the budget speeches made Read More

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    Quotes of Li Sheng Wu that will make you want to watch this 25 mins film by Al Jazeera
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    International news agency, Al Jazeera has just released a 25-minute documentary film, “Singapore: The House That Lee Built” that talks about the control of powers and fear of citizens in Singapore which came under the rule of late Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Read More

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    Singapore Dance Theatre opens up its 30th anniversary celebration with Giselle 2018 Esplanade Theatre (12 – 15 April)
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) is celebrating its 30 years of traditional and modern choreography with the opening of a great romantic ballet, Giselle from 12 -15 April. For the first time, Giselle will be performed at the Esplanade Theatre. Drawing audiences into a Read More

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    Train delay along DTL on Thursday due to signalling fault
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The Down Town Line (DTL) was hit by a train signaling fault this morning (1 March), starting around 6:30am and still went on until the afternoon. At 6:29am َrinnie tweeted to ask an explanation for the train delays along the DTL to the Read More

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    Budget 2018 passed in Parliament, WP MPs cast “NO” votes against GST hike
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Budget 2018 has been passed in Parliament on Thursday with a majority of votes casted by Members of Parliament from the People’s Action Party. For the public, this means benefits highlighted by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, such as the “Hong Bao” handouts Read More

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    Higher airport fees imposed on passengers with Airport Development Levy from July this year
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Transport (MOT) and Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has announced that a new Airport Development Levy (ADL) will be introduced for passengers departing Singapore Changi Airport from 1 July 2018, saying that the passengers who begin their trips from Changi Airport Read More

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    New-Condo-defect-inspection
    New condominium defect Inspection: Expert interview and insider tips
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    By Vina Ip on behalf of www.iCompareLoan.com Buying your property, getting your home loan is only the first part of your home ownership tasks. What happens when home owners collect their keys to their condominiums when it achieves Temporary Occupation Permit (TOP) status? Read More

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    Was Factually.sg factual in respect of “20% quota” and percentage of foreign students in public universities?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said in Parliament on Wednesday (Feb 28)  said that there have been 186 articles published on the Factually government website since its inception in May 2012, stating that articles on the website hosted on gov.sg are Read More

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    Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods extends submission date to 7 March
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods- Causes, Consequences and Countermeasures has extended the deadline for the general public to submit written representations by one week to 7 March 2018 at 4.30 pm and the public hearing will be held on 14 March. Read More

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