Daily Archives: 2018-05-08

Train delay along the NSL and EWL on Monday morning

Amidst the news of early closure, late openings at 7 MRT stations along the North-South Line (NSL) on weekends (Fri – Sun) in May 2018, train commuters experienced longer waiting time on the line this Monday morning (7 May). At 6:27am Ada Magdiel informed on TATA SMRT Facebook that the train service from Yishun to Orchard had about 10 minutes …

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“Spring Clean” your way into having more money

by ValuePenguin Spring cleaning can mean anything from cleaning out your closet to reoriganising your financial portfolio. Here, we discuss some of the ways it can even save you money. Spring cleaning is often associated with re-organising your closet or taking that extra step in cleaning out your home. However, this concept can go beyond simply throwing things away. In fact, …

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Lim Swee Say granted highest award by NTUC, the Distinguished Comrade of Labour

Former Manpower Minister and former NTUC Secretary-General Lim Swee Say was granted the highest award, the Distinguished Comrade of Labour, at the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) May Day Awards 2018 held on Saturday (5 May). The Distinguished Comrade of Labour award is the May Day Awards’ highest accolade conferred on individuals who have made unique and supreme contributions to the …

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Police Powers, Governance and Accountability: Has the Law Minister Got It Right?

by M Ravi The issue of police powers, governance and accountability has reared its ugly head in Singaporean local discourse on several occasions. This happened for example, during the Benjamin Lim case and during the police action in response to alleged breaches of the Cooling Off Day regulations during the last election season. The issue, whenever raised, reveals the growing …

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