Daily Archives: 2018-03-16

    Singapore Police approves procession permit for St Patrick’s Day with no restrictions on the playing of musical instruments
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Singapore Police has announced that a procession permit has been issued for St Patrick’s Day happening this weekend and a public entertainment licence has also been granted for the festival. The procession is scheduled to be carried out between 3pm to 5pm on Sunday Read More

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    Sponsored post to advertise govt job portal met with criticism from citizens with their personal experience
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Singapore Government has created a job portal,”mycareersfuture.sg” for citizens who are looking for opportunities, saying that it is a newer, smarter way to find the next job opportunity. Workforce Singapore – WSB Facebook page shared the link to job portal via a sponsored post. Read More

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    Net increase in foreign PMETs last year
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    The Straits Times (ST) splashed on the front page today (16 Mar) with the headline, “Fewer foreigners, more locals in workforce last year”. It reported that the number of foreigners working in Singapore fell by 32,000 last year – the biggest in 15 Read More

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    Train service disruption along DTL on Friday morning
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The Down Town Line (DTL) experienced a short service delay this Friday morning (16 Mar), with an explanation from the transport operator, SBS Transit only after the disruption to service was over. Commuters posted information on the disruption on TATA SMRT Facebook: Ah Read More

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    Singapore ranked 34th in World Happiness Report 2018, Finland takes top position
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The World Happiness Report 2018, ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels, and 117 countries by the happiness of their immigrants. This year, Singapore is ranked 34th, a drop from 2017’s ranking of 26th. Overall rankings of country happiness are based on the Read More

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    UN Human Rights Office condemns execution for drug-related offences in Singapore
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    BANGKOK (16 March 2018) – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia condemns the execution of Singaporean national Hishamrudin bin Mohd for a drug-related offence this morning, expressing concerns that he had not been able to file a clemency petition. “Under international Read More

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