Daily Archives: 2018-05-14

LTA: Passenger Load Information System to be piloted along Downtown Line
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has launched the new system that it claims to be able to help channel commuters to less crowded train cars starting on Monday (14 May). The new system, the Passenger Load Information System (PLIS), is being piloted along the Downtown Read More

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Malaysia’s anti-fake news legislation to be given proper definition instead of being abolished
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Malaysia’s newly elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad stated in a live telecast on state TV that the anti-fake news law will be given “proper” definition so that the media and public are clear on what is fake. The 92-year-old PM said, “Even though we support freedom of press Read More

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Public perception of PAP is that it is all controlling and all-encompassing in every aspect of Singapore
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

I would love to have been surprised that the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has decided to go ahead with charging local activist and social worker, Jolovan Wham with contempt. However, I am sadly not surprised in the slightest. While I cannot prove that there Read More

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AGC files application to charge human-rights activist and opposition leader for contempt of court
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) filed an application with the High Court for an order of committal against human rights activist Mr Wham Kwok Han Jolovan and opposition SDP vice-chairman Mr Tan Liang Joo John for contempt of court in connection with the publication of Read More

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Dr Mahathir says M’sia RM1T in debt but CIA says S’pore public debt even higher
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Speaking at his inaugural press conference as the country’s 7th PM on Thu night (10 May), Dr Mahathir Mohamad said top on his list were the implementation of new economic measures as well as reducing the national debt of Malaysia. Pakatan Harapan coalition Read More

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PKR slams ST article for attempting to drive wedge in new coalition govt of Malaysia
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The Straits Times published a report today saying that cracks are beginning to appear in the newly constituted Malaysian government formed by the opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH), which won the Malaysia GE14 last week (‘Cracks appear in PH over posts in new Read More

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Minister Chan says that government must embrace diversity even as ex-MP criticises government for being elitist
By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

During a debate on the President’s address on Monday (14 May), Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said that Singapore’s government will aim to find the best people to lead the country across the areas of political leadership, public service and the business Read More

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SCDF full-time NSF dies after getting into pump well during ORD “celebration”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has announced the death of CPL Kok Yuen Chin, a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Full-Time National Serviceman from Tuas View Fire Station, who was celebrating his impending ORD with his squad mates. SCDF said that at about 9.20pm Read More

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Points to note about Malaysia’s scrapping of its GST
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Ho Weishan Many so call “experts” are so concerned about the abolishment of Goods and Service Tax (GST) in Malaysia and worry about the country fiscal budget. But there are two points that are worth pondering before we accuse Malaysia of impending budget Read More

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Yaacob: I think Singaporeans more positive about PAP today
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In an interview with Channel News Asia on Sunday (13 May), former Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said that the government is trying their “very best” to grow the economy. He also acknowledged that they are aware about concerns over the Read More

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