Daily Archives: 2018-06-01

    Lee Hsien Loong draws flak for invoking his father’s name twice at appreciation dinner
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    At the appreciation dinner for Dr. Yacob Ibrahim, Mr. Lim Swee Say and Mr. Lim Hng Kiang (30 May), Prime Minister lee Hsien Loong had made mention of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew twice in his speech. This is even though Mr. Lee Kuan Yew Read More

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    NZ implements tougher immigration rules while SG continues to welcome “Foreign Talents”
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last week (26 May), NZ Herald reported that tougher immigration rules implemented by the NZ government have precipitated more migrants leaving NZ to go back to their home countries (‘Tough rules see migrants give up and go home’). Frustrated migrants are reported to Read More

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    Minor train delay along BPLRT on Thursday morning
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    There was a train delay along the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (BPLRT) occurred this morning (31 May). No announcement was given by SMRT and a post from commuter said the delay was caused by ‘unknown reasons”. At 7:34am Jordan Siah informed in Read More

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    20/20: Temasek short film project kicks off, asks questions about Singapore’s future
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Can humans and robots co-exist in peace? What if one could replace painful memories with happy fantasies at the flick of a switch? Anchored on the theme of “Beyond 2020”, the highly anticipated second season of 20/20: The Temasek Short Film Project officially Read More

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    Dr Mahathir denies preempting his Cabinet on HSR announcement
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking at a press conference on Friday (1 June), denied accusations by opposition coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) that he had preempted his Cabinet when announcing the cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project. Read More

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    PHC drivers on concession reminded to pass test and obtain vocational license by 30 June 2018
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Private Hire Car (PHC) drivers, who are providing chauffeured services on a one-year Approval-to-Drive (ATD) concession are reminded to pass the PHC Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVL) test and obtain their PDVLs by 30 June 2018. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) reminded PHC drivers Read More

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    Central Business District experiences rare blackout
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Electricity supply to parts of Raffles Quay, Robinson Road and Shenton Way was disrupted at about 2.41 pm on Friday (1 June) afternoon and an estimated of 3,156 customers were affected by the incident. SP Group posted on their Facebook page that its Read More

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    Netizen mock at withdrawal of bodyguard and officers assigned to former Malaysia PM, Najib Razak
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak wrote on his Facebook page on  Tuesday (29 May) that most of his bodyguards and officers have been withdrawn by the new Pakatan Harapan government. However, Malaysian police have denied claims by former prime minister Najib Razak that Read More

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    Five key financial considerations before switching jobs
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singsaver.com.sg Who knew job switches were more than just comparing salary and number of paid leaves So your work days feel long and numbing, and your job has lost its lustre. On the upside, you have other opportunities waiting. Before you take the Read More

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    How will new technology like blockchain affect your car insurance premiums?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin The car insurance industry has seen some drastic changes thanks to new technological innovations. Read on to find out how these changes will affect you. As technology continues to progress at a seemingly unstoppable rate, it has started to integrate itself into Read More

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