Daily Archives: 2018-05-03

    Human rights experts urge media protection and end to attacks on journalists
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    GENEVA – The UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, David Kaye, and rights experts from around the world have joined forces to highlight growing threats to media independence and diversity worldwide, particularly those affecting digital outlets. In a joint declaration to mark Read More

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    A military that plays by no rules but its own
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Orean In my head, things are very different from the way many people tend to see things. When I look at National Service (NS) and the Singapore Armed Forces, I see most crucially that these things exist for reasons that are entirely Read More

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    NTUC people praise Chan for his “sharp intellect”
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    At the May Day Rally on Tue (1 May), the people in NTUC heaped loads of praises on the outgoing Labour Chief Chan Chun Sing, who will now take on his new role as the new Minister for Trade and Industry. ST reported Read More

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    Singapore’s 99-year lease of residential properties: Weighing the facts and possible solutions
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin We explore some of the facts around property market in Singapore, as well as the plausibility of different alternatives to the 99-year lease expiration of HDB units in Singapore. There has been a very intense discussion around what is going to happen Read More

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    What is the real chance of your car catching fire?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Car fires are a rare yet dangerous occurrence in Singapore. To that extent, it is still important to know what to do if your car catches fire. Read our analysis on the frequency of car fires in Singapore and how to prevent Read More

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    Lack of consultation by government over proposed sea burial site
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Jose Raymond The Government’s proposed sea burial site at Tanah Merah as reported by Lianhe Zaobao and Straits Times has brought about yet another petition in protest. The petition has already gathered more than 1400 signatures, which was apparently started by a Read More

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