Daily Archives: 2018-04-12

Joint Statement of Civil Society Organisations to the ‘AICHR High Level Dialogue on Managing Freedom of Expression in the Information Age
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

We, the undersigned civil society organisations with a consultative relationship with the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), welcome the initiative of the representatives of the AICHR from Indonesia and Malaysia on organising the ‘AICHR High Level Dialogue on Managing Freedom of Read More

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Inuka, Singapore’s beloved polar bear may have to be put to sleep due to declining health condition
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) in a statement revealed that Singapore Zoo’s beloved senior polar bear Inuka had undergone a health examination on 3 April 2018, and results show that his health is declining markedly. Born on 26 December 1990 in Singapore Zoo, 27-year-old Read More

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Application to register private company rejected by ACRA on grounds that registration would be contrary to national interest
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) has rejected an application submitted by Singaporeans Mr  Thum Ping Tjin and Ms Kirsten Han to register a private company. According to ACRA, on 8 February 2018, an application was made to the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Read More

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Students told by NTU to cease beer brewing activity
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Three Nanyang Technological University (NTU) students, who were brewing beer at their residence hall, were told by the university to stop the activity after it found out about the matter. The university said that while it acknowledged the students’ enterprising spirit but said it Read More

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3.7% drop in complaints received by CPIB in 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) in its press release states that it received a total of 778 complaints in 2017, a 3.7% drop from the 808 complaints received in 2016. All corruption complaints that are received by the CPIB would be evaluated by Read More

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“SeaBin” project launched in Singapore to collect rubbish from water surface
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A pilot project, “Seabin” was officially launched on Tuesday (10 April) with about 2 kilograms of rubbish collected within 24 hours along the west coast near the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club (RSYC) though there seems not to be a severe little problem in Read More

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Police investigating case of physical abuse involving a 5-yr old child
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Police has earlier confirmed that it is investigating a case involving a man who abused a 5-year-old child , Dex, at Sunshine Childhood Playland at NorthPoint City. The video was shared by the boy’s mother on her Facebook page but was subsequently Read More

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Four risks you may encounter on your next cruise vacation
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin As cruise vacations are becoming ever more popular, it is necessary to explore the different risks that are associated with cruise vacations to know what to do in an emergency situation. Luckily, cruise ships are some of the safest places, with serious Read More

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More than 65,000 Facebook users in Singapore may have had their information improperly shared
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Social media giant, Facebook, has stated that more than 65,000 Facebook users in Singapore may have had their information improperly shared with political consultancy and data mining firm Cambridge Analytica. The report on the matter showed that they were among the up to 87 Read More

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Jack Sim: Change of government from PAP will create a period of jobs risks
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Jack Sim, businessman and founder of World Toilet Organization (WTO), wrote in a Facebook post on architect Tay Kheng Soon’s Facebook page, “So painful to see govt & people giving up on each other. We need to replace Arrogance & Cynicism with Dialogue & Trust.” In Read More

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