Daily Archives: 2018-04-17

Desmond Kuek to step down as SMRT’s CEO
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) chief executive Desmond Kuek is said to step down after five-and-half-years at the helm and former chief of defence force Neo Kian Hong is expected to be his successor. Currently, Mr Neo is permanent secretary for defence development. Read More

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Temasek signs agreement to buy nearly $5 billion worth of shares from Bayer
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Bayer announced that the Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings has signed an agreement on Monday (16 April) to subscribe to 31 million new shares of Bayer, corresponding to around 3.6 percent of the capital stock, for total gross proceeds of 3 billion euros (S$4.9 Read More

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Train service disruption along EWL and NSL on Tuesday morning
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

This Tuesday morning (17 Apr), train service was first disrupted along the East West Line (EWL) followed by the North-South Line (NSL), again without official information given on its media platforms by the transport operator, Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT) At 8:30am Joepan Read More

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Completely cashless campus (more like completely CARE-less campus) initiative
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is an open letter by a student, Tiffany Gwee to the National University of Singapore in response to its effort to transform the campus into a completely cashless campus at the start of its new academic year (2018/2019). Dear Stephanie, Kelvin and Read More

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Police claims incident between Caltex pump attendant and BMW driver as just a case of miscommunication
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has expressed its views on Monday (16 April) that the incident between an elderly pump attendant of Caltex petrol station and a BMW driver was just a case of miscommunication which took place at the kiosk in Tampines Avenue Read More

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PAP MP Tan Wu Meng attacked by resident during MPS, light injuries sustained
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Jurong GRC MP Tan Wu Meng is reported to have been attacked by a resident during his Meet-the-People (MPS) session in Clementi on Monday night (16 April) and was left with light injuries. Dr Tan told local media that he was talking to Read More

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Oxford Project Southeast Asia calls on Select Committee to issue immediate and public apology for unacceptable treatment of Dr Thum
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Trustees of Oxford Project Southeast Asia have signed a joint statement to express “in the strongest possible terms our concern regarding the treatment of Dr PJ Thum in recent hearings of the Singapore government’s Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehood”. In the statement, Read More

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Lift ban on films on ex-detainees, says filmmaker
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by See Tong Ming, Martyn In their opinion piece “History is not the preserve of historians” (ST, April 10), Mr Desmond Lee and Dr Janil Puthucheary emphasized that “the history of Singapore is a matter of concern to all Singaporeans because it is our Read More

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The question that is not answered, who instructed the floodlights to be auto turned off at 9pm?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Following the report made by TOC on 15 April, Straits Times followed up with its report with quotes from various agencies about the cancellation of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) Centre of Excellence U-19 match between Warriors FC and a FAS U-19 Read More

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