Daily Archives: 2018-03-15

    NUS decline to comment on claim of Dr Thum being penalised for his critical research on LKY
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last updated on April 12th, 2018 at 12:42 pmOn 28 Feb last month, international news agency Al Jazeera did a story on Singapore politics. In it, there was a video interview with renowned historian Dr PJ Thum (at 19:00), saying that he was Read More

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    Janil Puthucheary: Deal with fake news with same comprehensive approach as it does illicit drugs
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    In a Today report dated 14 March (Wednesday), Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information Janil Puthucheary is quoted to have said that he favoured an integrated approach similar to the one Singapore uses against drugs the Republic’s intention to treat fake news. Read More

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    Alleged victim in violent tussle who is charged with assault, seeks witness to dispute allegations
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Mr Loh Boon Kwang was involved in a violent encounter on 2 March after sounding out to a driver that his vehicle should not be taking up two lanes. Mr Loh was earlier waiting at a pick-up location on 2 March 2018, waiting Read More

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    EIU: Singapore retains title as world’s most expensive city for fifth consecutive year
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on March 20th, 2018 at 06:54 amThe Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) reports Singapore has retained its title as the world’s most expensive city for the fifth consecutive year in its annual Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. Seoul is the only other city Read More

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    Amnesty International: Singapore sets second execution in one week
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The execution of Hishamrudin Bin Mohd has been scheduled for 16 March, a week after Singapore’s first known execution of 2018 took place. The Singaporean man was convicted of, and sentenced to the mandatory death penalty for, drug-related offences in 2016. He maintains Read More

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    NTUC confirms that survey on taxes was conducted prior to Budget 2018
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Singapore’s labour union, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) has confirmed with local newspaper, Straits Times that it had conducted a poll with its union leaders on issues such as training and taxes, ahead of the annual Budget. According to ST,  Ong Teng Cheong Labour Read More

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