Daily Archives: 2018-03-26

    Massive increase in premium rates for Medishield rider – SGs liable to be arrested for not paying premiums
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    In Parliamentary debates earlier this month (Mar 2018), Senior Minister of State for Health Chee Hong Tat announced that new Integrated Shield plan riders must feature co-payment of at least 5 per cent. Insurance companies will later stop offering the current zero co-payment Read More

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    Are Singapore gamblers gambling more than other countries other than Australia?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    More people gamble, but what about the amount lost? According to the survey results by  National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG),  more than half or 52 per cent of Singapore residents aged 18 and above participated in at least one form of gambling Read More

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    Spotlight on Singapore’s 4th generation ‘leaders’: How effective is Chan Chun Sing?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Kwok Fangjie When it comes to Singapore’s 4th generation of political leaders, one of the more prominent faces is that of Minister Chan Chun Sing. A former Chief of Army, he has held a number of key positions across various ministries: 2015 – Present: Read More

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    The Spider and the Fly
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Teo Soh Lung The Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods (DOF) have invited Human Rights Watch (HRW) to give oral evidence before them. On 5 March 2018, PAP Policy Forum submitted its report (PAP’s report) accusing HRW of publishing deliberate online falsehoods. Read More

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    Carpark fee to be introduced to all national schools and junior college from 1 August
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Following a carpark policy review for schools, teachers at all national schools and junior colleges will have to pay when they park their vehicles on the school premises starting from 1 August. To park in uncovered lots, teachers will have to pay for $75 Read More

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    CAN: Select Committee on online falsehoods should engage all NGOs in good faith
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

      Below is the statement issued by Community Action Network, a local human rights non-government organisation in Singapore. The Community Action Network is deeply concerned about recent events related to the hearings conducted by Singapore’s Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. We were Read More

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