Daily Archives: 2018-05-25

    Ten easy ways to minimise your travel costs
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singsaver.com.sg Save on your travel costs with these travel hacks Most of us love to travel – almost as much as we hate the costs involved. Between flight tickets and accomodations, it’s not always we can afford that much needed break. But look Read More

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    Lee Hsien Loong has yet to identify a clear successor – but what about Ho Ching?
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    While the lack of an identifiable successor for next Premiership has concerned Singaporeans, another critical entity – Temasek Holdings – also seems to face a lack of a successor. According to the Government, the national investment entity manages $198 billion of our reserves. The Read More

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    The differences between bank account types that you need to know
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singsaver.com.sg Not all bank accounts are made equal We keep hearing about how bank accounts are “all the same”, but it’s not true. There are significant differences between bank accounts, and it’s important to pick the one that serves your purpose. Brief yourself Read More

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    The idea that Singapore Pools was created to protect the public from being scammed, is stretching the truth
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    I read Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat’s address at the 50th anniversary celebrations of Singapore Pools with a certain degree of mirth and amusement. In his speech, he stated that Singapore Pools was created by the authorities to curb the trend of Read More

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    SCDF announces measures in response to “ragging” activities in SCDF premises
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has announced that regular officers will be punished if they are found to be aware of ragging and unauthorised initiation activities, however, did not attempt to stop or report them. It added that closed circuit television coverage within SCDF Read More

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    He who thinks he is the Special One
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Augustine Low Football manager Jose Mourinho famously called himself the Special One. We have in our midst a politician whose demeanour is that of a person who can do no wrong, who thinks he is the Special One. Chan Chun Sing reeks Read More

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    MOU between Singapore gov’t and Decathlon raises many questions and demands justification to the public
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Jose Raymond The Singapore Government’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with sports retailer Decathlon leaves many questions unanswered. Towards the end of 2016, Singapore’s national cricket teams were displaced from their training site in Kallang, as the government agency did not renew the Read More

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    Powerful Passport: Top Priority; Press Freedom: No Priority
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Augustine Low Much diplomatic huffing and puffing went towards securing Singapore as a venue for the Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un historic summit (which will now unfortunately not take place). Similarly, diplomatic efforts go into overdrive to make the Singapore passport the most powerful Read More

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    Mahathir built a stellar team of Ministers, yet they cost less than annual pay of Singapore’s PM
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    Effective from Wednesday(23 May), Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced that the country will cut the base salaries of its Cabinet ministers by 10%. He said, “When I was first appointed prime minister way back in in 1981, the first thing I did was to Read More

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    Two employment agencies charged for deploying underaged foreign domestic workers
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has charged two employment agencies on Thursday (24 May) over allegedly bringing in underage maids as young as 13 years old to work in Singapore. MOM charged an employment agency licensee, 35-year-old Khor Siew Tiang, who is also the sole Read More

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