Daily Archives: 2018-05-11

Too insular, too nationalistic; Singaporeans need to think from others’ perspective
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Ng Teng Qin I saw the amount of anti-Mahathir hatred that some Singaporeans post on social media. (Yes, I am looking at you, Calvin Cheng) Fine, I don’t agree with what he did in the past. But he has changed. And when Read More

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Scary how well-educated S’poreans could espouse short-sighted views about regional politics
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by Ghui As Malaysians are celebrating the dawn of a new political age, it would naturally flow to the Singaporean mind (at least to mine) of how this watershed Malaysian election would affect our little island state? While we are two separate countries, Read More

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VISA: Singaporeans confident to go cashless for up to three days
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singaporeans are becoming increasingly confident of going cashless with 7 in 10 (68 per cent) saying they can go without cash for an entire day, and almost half (42 per cent) saying they can go cashless for up to three days, according to Read More

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Dr Mahathir says Anwar will be given full pardon and highlights the need for ministries to be filled immediately
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a press conference held at Yayasan Albukhary in Kuala Lumpur on Friday (11 May), Malaysia’s newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced that jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will be given a full pardon and released soon. Dr Mahathir stated that the Read More

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MOM advisory to employers of Indonesian FDW on new Performance Bond requirement
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has advised that Employment Agencies (EAs) in Singapore have been notified by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore that it would impose a new $6,000 Performance Bond requirement on employers who hire Indonesian foreign domestic workers Read More

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How costly is a healthy pre-conception diet in Singapore?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin Recent headlines have shed light on how the health of parents before conception can their child’s health later on in life. But, is eating healthily really that financially restrictive? Here, we explore the real cost of healthy diet in Singapore and how Read More

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Culinary Training Centre gives a “rice bowl” to ex-offenders
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

One signed up for the course while in prison, while another hopes to be a chef someday. Dwight and Colin are amongst the inaugural batch of trainees at the newly-launched HCSA Academy Culinary Training Centre. Homeless after being released from prison, they had Read More

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Doing good while on vacation: Eco-friendly travel on a budget
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by ValuePenguin Feel good about your next vacation by going green. Read our guide on how you can embark on a sustainable adventure and still save money. The travel industry is responsible for almost a tenth of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study Read More

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How much money can you save by being a safe driver?
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by ValuePenguin Being a safe driver can not only save your life and the lives of others, but save you money as well. Read on to find out how much you save by practising defensive driving. With all the stressors in our daily lives, Read More

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LTA & SLA announce details of Jurong Region Line
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Land Authority (SLA) have announced the alignment and station locations for the seventh MRT line in Singapore, the Jurong Region Line (JRL). In a joint press release, it was said that the JRL will be an Read More

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