Daily Archives: 2018-05-26

    Orchard Rd floods: Once in 50 years after spending $2b?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “Flash flood in Orchard Road, PUB issues high flood risk alerts in central region” (Straits Times, May 26). It states that “A flash flood occurred at Kramat Lane in Orchard Road on Saturday (May 26). Both lanes were affected, water agency Read More

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    Strange that PAP did not utilise TCJ’s popularity for their benefit
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Han Lang Leadership is not a popularity contest. But at a time when the electorate is more educated and has ready access to information which their parents and grandparents did not enjoy in the first 30 years of Singapore’s independence, one cannot Read More

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    “Sparring” history between SG Ambassador and Tony Pua, appointed right-hand man of M’sia Finance Minister
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    It was reported in The Star on Thursday (24 May) that Malaysia Democratic Action Party (DAP) Members of Parliament, Tony Pua and Dr Ong Kian Ming have been roped in by the new Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to help their country fix Read More

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    Trump canceled the US – NK summit in Singapore on 12 June but remains ‘open’
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    U.S. President Donald Trump canceled the summit with North Korea leader, Kim Jong Un, in a letter released by the White House on Thursday (24 May). The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump was planned to take place in Read More

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    Chan’s ministry announces 4.4% impressive 1Q growth but analysts “scratching head”
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry under the new Minister Chan Chun Sing announced on Thursday (24 May) that the Singapore economy grew by 4.4 per cent on a year-on-year basis in the first quarter of this year. This was in fact, higher Read More

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    The Two Faces of Meritocracy in Singapore
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

      by Augustine Low  Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam reiterated last Sunday that anyone can succeed in Singapore regardless of background. “Whoever your parents are, whatever your situation is, if you work hard, you can succeed, even (for children of) single Read More

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    Commuters affected by late opening of stations and train fault along North South Line
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Commuters taking the North South Line (NSL) took to social media this morning to complain that there is no train service at Yishun station towards the North.    From their complaints, it can be said that there was no explanation given by the Singapore Read More

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    What kind of responsibility should the higher authorities take in Singapore?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Ghui The entire saga of Najib’s rise to power and his subsequent demise has one glaringly obvious lesson in leadership – that of accountability or lack thereof. As Mahathir forms his new government, a clear message of greater accountability to the public has Read More

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