Daily Archives: 2018-06-16

    MSF responds but fails to address core issue – why is CPF considered an income?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Ministry of Social and Family (MSF) Development has responded to the issue of a visually handicapped senior who was denied social assistance due to his CPF payout, which was published in TOC on 13 June. In the response, MSF said that the Read More

    More...
    Posted in Current Affairs | Leave a comment
    What percentage of ex-offenders actually get jobs when they are released?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “Some job curbs on ex-offenders to protect public interest: MHA” (Straits Times, Jun 16). The article quoted Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) director of media relations Sunny Lee saying, that “Different government agencies impose restrictions on ex-offenders for Read More

    More...
    Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment
    More about buying condos in Bangkok
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Property Soul I received some questions from you after posting my latest podcast “Buying Condos in Bangkok” on my youtube channel. Let me try to address them in this blog post so other followers can read them too. How could people buy without doing their Read More

    More...
    Posted in Property | Leave a comment
    Making Singapore a Peace Centre
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Ho Juan Thai The Trump-Kim summit has successfully concluded and I hope it is now clear that Singapore should promote itself as a peace centre, encouraging peace and peace settlements among conflicting parties within or among nations. By doing this it will Read More

    More...
    Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment
    Singaporeans should have a say on treaties that the government binds us to
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Off the top of your head, can the average Singaporean name any international trade treaties or pacts that we have either entered into or are currently considering entering into? If I were a betting man, I would have take a punt and put Read More

    More...
    Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment
    Singapore’s majority PAP Government makes it easy to push through decisions
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    I read the report on what Minister Heng Sweet Keat said to the Singaporean mainstream media after the conclusion of a 6 day trip to Japan with bemusement. In that interview, he stated that Singapore’s “single-layer system of government means it can be Read More

    More...
    Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment