Daily Archives: 2018-06-15

    Throwing the spotlight on mental health
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Most Singaporeans would know by now the tragic suicide of celebrity chef, TV host and author Anthony Bourdain. As we remember this beloved personality’s life, this has thrown the spotlight on the issue of mental health and how important it is to pay Read More

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    Over 400 Personal Contact Details Leaked in IT Glitch
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    The personal contact details of 427 NS men have been leaked to each other as a result of an IT glitch by a government appointed vendor. The affected NS men had provided their personal details to the vendor when redeeming credits for certain Read More

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    Fed raises key interest rate – SG homeowners expect to pay more interests for mortgages
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    The US Federal Reserve raised the key interest rate to a new range of 1.75-2.0 percent on Wed (13 Jun). The Fed now dropped its pledge to keep rates low enough to stimulate the economy “for some time”. This is the second increase Read More

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    Elderly street hawker allegedly asked by authorities to pack stall and leave even though rent was paid
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Street hawkers who have set up stalls at Chinatown were allegedly told to pack up and leave by a few men claiming to be from the authorities, despite having paid rent to the local community centre. An elderly street hawker was filmed by Read More

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    Vivian says Pyongyang impressive and beautiful but defectors tell a different story
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last week, in preparation for the Trump-Kim Summit, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan visited both Washington and Pyongyang. He told the media last Sat (9 Jun), “Basically I went there to make sure everything was spick and span, and in place, and that there Read More

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    PM Lee says that Singapore is not a repressive country
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    In a recent interview with renowned CNN anchorwoman, Christine Amanpour, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as categorically stated that Singapore is not a repressive country because in the last election, every seat was contested. I find this reasoning rather one dimensional as whether Read More

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    South Korean women deported by Police, North Korea dictator wefied with Ministers
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Five South Korean women who were arrested outside the St Regis Hotel under the Public Order Act where North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was staying whilst in Singapore for his landmark meeting with President Donald Trump have been deported after a stern Read More

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    Do we have enough data protection laws?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    I read the recent breach of the personal data of over 400 NS men as a result of a technical error perpetuated by a government appointed vendor with concern. The NS men in question had provided their details when trying to redeem certain Read More

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    2 men injured after SBS Transit truck accident
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Two men have reportedly been sent to Changi hospital after being injured in an accident along Bedok North Avenue 4 after an SBS Transit truck skidded into a drain while headed towards Changi South Lane on Wednesday 13 June. While both men have Read More

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