Daily Archives: 2018-06-09

    Kim Jong Un impersonator detained at airport by Singapore immigration
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Australian Kim Jong Un impersonator, known as Howard X, was detained on Friday (8 June) morning for two hours at Singapore immigration, only days before the summit between the North Korean leader and US President Donald Trump. The man wrote on his official Facebook Read More

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    Local MSM overhyping the June 12 summit
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Serene Ong There’s a race going on and it’s not an arms race involving North Korea. Afterall, they have agreed to denuclear, isn’t it? The race many of us would have seen is between MediaCorp and Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) – both Read More

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    Civil Servant Foo Chi Hsia defends PAP: Singaporeans continue to vote PAP because it delivers
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last month, The Economist published an article lamenting that even though there may be a lot of elections in South-East Asia, there is still a lack of democracy in the region (‘South-East Asia: lots of elections, not so much democracy’, 26 May). “For Read More

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    Is our opposition ready for 2020? I doubt so!
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Zarina Jaffar It ain’t easy to put up a fight to the incumbents when they only rear their heads during the General Election and fade away once the election is over. We need a credible one united party under a single flag where ordinary Read More

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    The country has flourished but its soul may have died
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Raj Singh We, the citizens of Singapore, pledge ourselves as one united people, regardless of race, language or religion, to build a democratic society, based on justice and equality, so as to achieve happiness, prosperity and progress for our nation. I grew Read More

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    Local human-right NGO voice out against denial of permit to protest during Trump-Kim Summit
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Below is the statement issued by a local non-government human rights group, Community Action Network over the denial of their application to hold a one-person public assembly during the summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Read More

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    Peace gathering at Speakers Corner on 10-12 June, 4pm to 7pm
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Mr Patrick Low, a senior Singaporean who is a frequent commentator on social-political issues and participant to events at Hong Lim Park is holding a gathering at Speakers’ Corner along with his friends on this coming Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (10 – 12 Read More

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    “Public hospital that does not treat local referred patients”
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A letter from an “Angry Mom” wrote, “Recently, while trying to see a specialist through a polyclinic referral, I was shocked to learn that Khoo Teck Puat Hospital’s (KTPH) gastroenterology department doesn’t see local referred patients. When I visited its webpage, I found Read More

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    What kind of home would S$1 million buy in major cities around the world?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Is S$1 million enough to purchase a home in Singapore? What about other major international cities? In this article, we compare prices across many of the world’s most prominent cities to determine where you could afford to purchase a home with S$1 Read More

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    Former MP Inderjit Singh criticises Press Secretary Lim and asks Singaporeans to speak up
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Former PAP MP Inderjit Singh has weighed in on the debate which was started recently by ST Editor-at-Large Han Fook Kwang. Mr Singh wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday (7 Jun) criticising Lim Yuin Chien – press secretary to Finance Minister Heng Read More

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