Daily Archives: 2018-07-01

    Shall we not confuse loyalty to country with loyalty to government?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Augustine Low It’s incredible the number of people out there who equate criticism of the government and its policies with disloyalty to the country. Is it genuine or feigned ignorance? These confused or ignorant souls ought to take heed of the enlightening Read More

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    Facebook posts about PAP walkabout at Tiong Bahru – who do you believe?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A circulated private Facebook post about how a citizen responded to the walkabout session carried out by Indranee Rajah, minister at the Prime Minister Office, has spurred the minister to respond to the claims in her Facebook page. The Facebook post wrote, Something Read More

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    New Minister of State Edwin Tong denies conflict of interest in defending CHC Kong Hee
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    In a long interview with Channel News Asia, which was published today (‘Politics, the City Harvest Church saga and regaining the public’s trust: Senior Minister of State Edwin Tong goes On the Record’, 1 Jul), City Harvest lawyer Edwin Tong, now Senior Minister Read More

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    Mahathir, Jokowi discuss possibility of a joint automobile venture, Indonesian migrant workers’s rights in press conference at Istana Bogor
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Earlier on 28 June, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Ali arrived in Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana greeted them upon arrival at the Halim Perdanakusuma international airport. Read More

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    Edwin Tong’s views on social welfare, appear ignorant, myopic and patronising
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    I find it pretty rich that Senior Minister of State, Edwin Tong has appeared to make a comment which shows not only his ignorance of “western countries” but also a completely misguided understanding of what motivates people to work hard. In giving his Read More

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    Ng: Strong show of deterrence by SAF kept would-be attackers away from Trump-Kim Summit
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Speaking ahead of the SAF Day on Friday (29 Jun), Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told the media that the security put up by SAF at the Trump-Kim Summit was a “success” and the strong show of deterrence put up by the SAF Read More

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    Fighter jets do not combat the threat of terrorism
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    The status quo in relation to government spending appears to be this – an announcement via the media that it has made a decision to spend x millions on a project and that’s it. No Parliamentary debate, no discussion – done deal. The Read More

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    Minor train disruption on Sunday morning along NSL due to signal fault
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    A minor train delay occurred this morning (1 Jul) along the North South Line (NSL). According information shared on Twitter platform, the delay was caused by a signaling fault. There was no official information from SMRT; only posts on social media informed on Read More

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