Daily Archives: 2018-04-04

Singapore to look forward to three long weekends and a four-day weekend in 2019
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced the list of public holidays for 2019 on Wednesday (4 April), which includes three long weekends and a four-day weekend. In its release, MOM noted that the public holidays that will fall on a Friday, Sunday or Monday Read More

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Freight forwarder fined $5,000 for causing untrue permit declaration made to Singapore Customs
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Customs (SC) has announced that a freight forwarder, Megaton Shipping Pte Ltd, was sentenced by the State Courts on Wednesday (4 April) to a fine of $5,000 for causing an untrue permit declaration to be made to the authority. SC initiated investigation Read More

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Weeks of deliberations on Deliberate Online Falsehoods left some bad aftertaste and a number of lost opportunities
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Tee Seng When the Parliament formed a Select Committee to solicit public feedback to deal with Deliberate Online Falsehood (DOF), I thought it was an important step towards the engagement of its citizenry. This is particularly significant as Singapore will be Read More

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Graduate Employment Survey shows less than half of private school graduates secure full-time jobs within six months of their graduation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Results from the Private Education Institution (PEI) Graduate Employment Survey (GES), announced on Tuesday (3 April), showed that less than half of private school students found full-time jobs within six months of their graduation. The survey which was conducted from November 2017 to February Read More

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LKY’s children voice out against report by Ministerial Committee on options for govt in regards to 38 Oxley Rd’s fate
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on April 12th, 2018 at 04:54 pmIn response to the report published by the Ministerial Committee on Tuesday (3 April), both siblings of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took to Facebook to voice their views on the matter. Mr Lee Hsien Yang in Read More

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SPF’s Facebook advisory post conflates two issues which may give wrong impression to foreigners
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The Singapore Police Force has issued a police advisory entitled, “POLICE ADVISORY AGAINST IMPORTING POLITICS OF OTHER COUNTRIES INTO SINGAPORE” on its Facebook page. It wrote, The Singapore Police Force is aware of calls encouraging overseas Malaysians to support political activities in relation Read More

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Parliament announces that it is prorogued with effect from 3 April and commence on 7 May
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Parliament has announced that it is prorogued with effect from 3 April 2018, noting that the second Session of the 13th Parliament will commence with the President’s Address on 7 May 2018 at 8.30 pm. This break marks the mid-point of the Government’s Read More

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Drugs worth more than S$74,000 seized at Tuas Checkpoint
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) have announced on Tuesday (3 April) that two Singaporean men have been arrested after more than S$74,000 worth of drugs were seized at Tuas Checkpoint. In a joint statement, it was said that on Read More

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Managing director charged with abetment of housing offences and unauthorised use of private residential premises
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) announced that it has charged a 53-year-old woman, Zhou Fengxing, in the State Courts on Tuesday (3 April) for abetting an employer to house foreign workers in overcrowded private residential premises According to the ministry, Zhou faces 21 charges under Read More

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One man’s home may be another man’s garbage dump: In response to Amanda Lee Koe
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Donovan Choy I am so out of sympathy with opinion pieces by artists. As if it was an intentional ironic joke, Amanda Lee Koe’s article “If this is home, truly, it should look like home” published on April Fools’ Day is yet Read More

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