Daily Archives: 2018-06-08

    New faces on board as Chiam See Tong Sports Fund receives charity status
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    SINGAPORE, 8 JUNE 2018: The Chiam See Tong Sports Fund (CSTSF) has received an in-principle to be registered as a Charity, as it unveils new faces on its Board of Directors. The two new faces on the Board of Management are lawyers Edmond Read More

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    Netizens berated author on SCMP article: ‘Ancient Chinese understood the importance of honoring agreements’
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    “Malaysia’s decision to scrap the KL-Singapore rail project takes Wee Kek Koon back to Mahathir’s first premiership, when relations between the countries were ‘fraught with difficulties’,” South China Morning Post (SCMP) wrote as its caption for Wee Kek Koon’s article, ‘Ancient Chinese understood the importance Read More

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    The tale of two Ministers: Is Ong Ye Kung recycling fluff or has Indranee Rajah failed?
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    In a keynote address at the 3rd International Congress on Vocational and Professional Education and Training in Switzerland, Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said that Singapore must adopt the best aspects of the Swiss education. Minister Ong said that education systems faced the danger Read More

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    Lim Biow Chuan: “would you be comfortable with a security officer with a criminal record especially if the record was recent”
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    In a Facebook post on 6 June, sports advocate and politician Jose Raymond commented how it is unbecoming of the Singapore Police Force to label an ex-offender as being “not a fit and proper person” in lieu of his previous conviction, words which are Read More

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    322 errant users committing mobility-related offences, caught in round-island enforcement operations
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    322 errant users who committed active mobility-related offences were caught in enforcement operations around Singapore by Active Mobility Enforcement Officers (AMEO), since the Active Mobility Act was enacted on 1 May. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (6 June), Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that Read More

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    Teachers in Malaysia will no longer need to do paperwork
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Teachers in Malaysia will no longer need to do paperwork, fulfilling a key Pakatan Harapan promise to lessen teachers’ burden. Malaysia’s Ministry of Education has halted its audit series with immediate effect because of the paperwork burden it placed on teachers. According to the Read More

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    Commuters forced to detrain at Tanjong Pagar MRT Station due to leaking freon gas
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    All passengers on-board a train towards the East were forced to alight and board the next train at Tanjong Pagar MRT station on Thursday morning (7 Jun). The incident was due to white smoke fuming out from beneath the train when it pulled Read More

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    PH coalition ends discriminatory policies against political opponents, PAP continues to dangle carrots in exchange for electoral support
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    Malaysiakini reported on Thursday (7 Jun) that the new administration will give an equal allocation of federal funds to individual states, regardless of their political affiliation. One such example is the state of Terengganu, which is controlled by the Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS) who is neither Read More

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    Can Police explain why naked foreigner not charged under Public Order and Nuisance Act?
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    It was reported in mainstream media yesterday (‘Woman, 35, arrested after stripping nude at Pioneer MRT station’, 7 Jun) that a 35-year-old Caucasian woman was arrested on Wednesday (6 Jun) night at Pioneer MRT station, after she stripped herself naked at the station Read More

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    Are laundry services that much more expensive than doing it yourself?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Do you hate doing your laundry at home? Below, we explore the true cost of doing laundry on your own and against it against using third-party laundry services to help you assess how to make this decision more consciously. Doing laundry is Read More

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