Daily Archives: 2018-05-12

LG Ng appoints “foreign talent” with no media-related experience to top job in SPH
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Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) announced yesterday (11 May) the appointment of an Indian national, Mr Gaurav Sachdeva, to become its “Chief Product Officer” (CPO). This is a new role created by its CEO Lieutenant-General (NS) Ng Yat Chung, who took over SPH last year Read More

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Australia’s Prof: PAP could be next to fall due to its brand becoming ‘toxic’
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In an article published yesterday (11 May) by The Australian Financial Review, an authority on business, finance and investment news in Australia, an Australia’s professor said that the Malaysian opposition’s winning at the poll this week can serve as a warning for Singapore’s Read More

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No more 10 years wait before implementing better protection for migrant workers in ASEAN
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

‘It will not take another 10 years to start work on a concrete plan of action to realise the ideals encapsulated in the ASEAN Consensus on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ASEAN Consensus)’, guaranteed the Chair of the Read More

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PM Lee said Najib has the confidence in GE14 results 4 months ago
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During the 8th Singapore-Malaysia Annual Retreat, which was held in Singapore in January this year (16 Jan), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made an off-the-cuff remark on the 14th Malaysia GE looming then at the retreat’s press conference. Video of his remark immediately Read More

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Rocket Man and Dotard pick Singapore for summit
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Augustine Low US President Donald Trump repeatedly called North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un Rocket Man. Kim returned the favour by calling Trump a Dotard (senile old man). Now Rocket Man and Dotard are set for a historic summit in Singapore on 12 Read More

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Khaw announces $900 million upgrades in NSWEL but commuters “disappointed” at choice of SMRT CEO
By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

On Friday (11 May), Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that there would be a $900 million project to upgrade the power supply system of the North-South and East-West MRT lines. The “extensive and complex” project will replace nearly 1,300 km of cables, 250 Read More

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Five truths about Malaysia and Malaysians from GE14
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Dr Ong Hean Teik Malaysia is harmonious and non-violent 9 May 2018 is finally the date when the memories and nightmare of 1969 are finally laid to rest. Malaysians showed that despite party deregistration and court cases leading to the election, despite Read More

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Eight ways to optimise your rental property
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin If you are a landlord renting out your property, your end goal is to see a profit at the end of the year. Singapore is expensive enough already without adding on a second flat (much less a condominium), so it makes sense Read More

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Five reasons why spotify is not the Netflix of music
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin Spotify’s stock market debut last week has been creating a lot of buzz. Bulls have been bidding up Spotify’s stock price to $150, implying a market capitalization of $27bn. People who are bidding Spotify’s stock believe that Spotify has potential to be Read More

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Four most common car accidents: Are they covered by your car insurance?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin The flurry of reports about car accidents in the past week seems to make a good case for Singapore’s decision to halt car production to reduce car congestion and focus on optimising mass transit. However, until we see a significant change in Read More

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