Daily Archives: 2018-04-06

    SDP: PAP does not need to purposely let opposition grow, just respect consitution
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singapore Democratic Party PM Lee Hsien Loong says that it is not wise for the PAP to “purposely” let the opposition grow. This disingenuous statement must be called out. To be absolutely clear, the opposition, in the form of the Barisan Sosialis (BS), Read More

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    Six ways for SMEs to adapt to rising wages in Singapore
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Singapore is widely known as an expensive place to live and run a business. For the fifth consecutive year, Singapore was named as the world’s most expensive city by The Economist. A high cost of living is typically correlated with high salary Read More

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    StarHub to roll out 4G speeds of 1Gbps for customers at selected districts in Singapore
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    StarHub has announced on Friday (6 April) that customers who subscribe to its Unlimited Weekend postpaid mobile plans and switch to a compatible smartphone, will be able to surf at 4G speeds of 1Gbps, up from the current 400Mbps. The telco stated that the Read More

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    Mahathir’s party temporarily disbanded by the Malaysian authorities
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Last updated on April 11th, 2018 at 01:29 pmMalaysia’s Registrar of Societies (RoS) director-general Surayati Ibrahim announced the disbandment of former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s political party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) on Thursday (5 April), saying that the party had failed to Read More

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    Netizens slam SMRT’s flawed interpretation for increase in operation cost, saying that it will be used to justify fare hikes
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Rail operator Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) had earlier reported a drastic 67.9 per cent plunge in after-tax profits after posting earnings of a mere S$26 million for 2017 and saw a S$55 million drop in after-tax profits from the previous year’s S$81 million. Read More

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    Freelance journalist voices out against inaccurate and misrepresenting summary by Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Freelance journalist, Kirsten Han voice out against the inaccurate and misrepresenting summary by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods of her oral evidence provided on 27 March. Ms Han wrote on her Facebook, “It’s come to my attention that the summary of Read More

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    PM Lee says opposition doesn’t have a Lee Kuan Yew, but forgets that neither does the current PAP
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    Speaking at the Singapore University of Technology and Design’s (SUTD) first Ministerial Forum yesterday (5 Apr), PM Lee said that it’s not wise for the PAP Govt to “purposely” let the opposition grow bigger when most of the population supports the PAP – Read More

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    Acquittal of match-fixing charges against businessman upheld by High Court
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The acquittal of businessman Rajendar Prasad Rai on six match-fixing charges was earlier upheld by the High Court on Tuesday (3 April), following an appeal by the prosecution against the decision made by District Judge Crystal Ong in July 2017. According to Judge Ong, there Read More

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    “Your adventurous spirit, boldness to take on a difficult challenge, and strength to carry it through are an inspiration to us all.”
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    Workers’ Party Member of Parliament, Chen Shao Mao posted his views on the testimony given by Historian, Dr Thum Ping Tjin on his Instagram account, saying that he wondered how tired did Dr Thum feel and how he feels like reminding him of Read More

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    Two Airbnb hosts fined as first cases to be prosecuted under regulations introduced in 2017
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The court fined two Singaporean Airbnb hosts for unauthorised short-term letting a total of S$60,000 each on Tuesday (3 April) in the first such cases under the country’s rules on short-term property letting introduced last year. The two men are 35-year-old Terence Tan En Read More

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