Daily Archives: 2018-04-23

    AWG volunteer told by AVA officer not to feed rabbit
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    An officer from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) told a volunteer from animal welfare group (AWG) Bunny Wonderland not to feed a rabbit found living in a rusty, wire-bottomed cage with no food or water outside an HDB flat on Read More

    More...
    Posted in Civil Society | Leave a comment
    Heavy rain with thunder and gusty wind hit Singapore on Monday afternoon
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Singapore was hit by a heavy shower in several areas on Monday afternoon (23 Apr). Netizens tweeted about the heavy rain on Twitter: It's currently Heavy Rain Shower and 27C outside. — Karthik Parameswaran (@karths16) April 23, 2018 Heavy rain just when I Read More

    More...
    Posted in Environment | Leave a comment
    Smear campaign against Dr Thum waged through anonymous emails to academics
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Academics, who have signed an open letter to show support of a Singaporean historian, are said to have been spammed with emails asking them to withdraw their support from the letter. Dr Thum Ping Tjin, a historian, is alleged in the open letter signed by 265 Read More

    More...
    Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment
    Charles Chong: Dr Thum must have expected to be questioned over allegations against late LKY
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Mr Charles Chong, Chairman of the Select Committee on Deliberate Falsehoods has issued a response to the open letter signed by 265 academics that voiced their deep concern at the Select Committee’s treatment of one of their colleagues, Dr Pingtjin Thum, and the Read More

    More...
    Posted in Parliament | Leave a comment
    Did Kuek spread “fake news” when he said news of stepping down was “purely speculative” after he offered to resign?
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last week (19 Apr), SMRT announced that it had conducted a “global search” before deciding on former Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Neo Kian Hong as the person to replace Desmond Kuek as its new chief executive. ST also reported that Kuek had, Read More

    More...
    Posted in Current Affairs, Opinion, Politics | Leave a comment
    SMRT CEO’s selection process: Things that you probably don’t know?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    Is there a world of difference in the way that SMRT’s last 3 CEOs were selected? A great deal has been said, commented and debated on the appointment of SMRT’s incoming CEO, but arguably, nobody seems to have focused on the difference in Read More

    More...
    Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment
    Petition started to preserve Farrer Park
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A public petition has been started by a group of people called the Friends of Farrer Park calling for the preservation of parts of Farrer Park. Farrer park that currently holds a boxing gym, a field and a swimming complex, has a sporting Read More

    More...
    Posted in Community, Current Affairs | Leave a comment
    An evaluation of PAP’s mid-term performance: Policies which “take advantage” of Singaporeans (Part 3)
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Kwok Fangjie Earlier this month, I had argued that we were already mid-way into the current term of government and the People’s Action Party (PAP) did not do well in terms of bread and butter issues (Part 1) and the quality of their political leaders (Part Read More

    More...
    Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment
    Of Thugs in Suits – political entertainment for the oppressed
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Tan Wah Piow For want of a better description, a Singaporean compared the behavior of K Shanmugam at the Parliamentary select committee hearing to “a thug in a suit”. This remark was made by Xavier Chong in his letter to ministers urging Read More

    More...
    Posted in Letters | Leave a comment