Daily Archives: 2018-06-13

    MSF rejects social assistance application from 59-year-old senior due to having CPF payout
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Sports advocate and politician, Jose Raymond shared a story of a 59-year-old male Singapore who is both visually handicapped and has kidney failure who has had his application for long-term financial assistance rejected by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). The reason for MSF Read More

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    MOM says overall unemployment rate declined in 1Q but S’porean unemployment rate remains unchanged
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    In the Labour Market Report for the first quarter of this year, the Manpower Ministry (MOM) reported today (13 Jun) that the Singapore’s labour market has improved. “Supported by sustained expansion in economic activity, the labour market improved slightly in 1Q 2018,” MOM Read More

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    EIU Analyst on US-North Korea summit in Singapore: “A huge win for the DPRK”
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Commenting on the North Korea-US summit in Singapore on Tuesday, Ms. Anwita Basu, Analyst at The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), said: “The statement is quite vaguely worded as was expected but has the right phrases such as ‘commitment to complete denuclearization’ and Read More

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    Is there truth to the notion that 70% of Singaporeans are daft?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Augustine Low It is said time and again that 70% of Singaporeans are daft (or stupid) – the 70% who invariably vote for the People’s Action Party. Remarks by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong seem to most remarkably lend credence to this Read More

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    Temasek invests in debt-laden Hainan Airlines, in a move that analysts say is overpriced
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    It was reported on Sunday (10 Jun) that Hainan Airlines would sell up to 20% of its Shanghai-listed shares to raise up to RMB 7 billion (S$1.458 billion). The shares will be sold to no more than 10 investors, one of which is Temasek Fullerton Read More

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    Singapore Dance Theatre presents Celebration in Dance 2018
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    For the third time running, Celebration in Dance is a collaboration between Singapore Dance Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) for a one-night-only performance. This production presents a rare and brilliant opportunity for RAD students in Singapore to perform on the Read More

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