Daily Archives: 2018-07-06

    The need to be mindful that victims of racism and inciters of racism are not tarred with the same brush
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    I understand that there are racial sensitivities and anything that is said for the purpose of inciting violence against another race should be regulated. What about comments that allege racism? Two sisters appeared to have been punished for suggesting that they were the Read More

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    DBS announces $500 gift to each of its 26,000 employees, in conjunction with its 50th anniversary
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    DBS 50th anniversary gifts so far include bumper dividends to shareholders and special customer promotions, with more to come  SINGAPORE, 6 July 2018 – In conjunction with its 50th anniversary, DBS has thanked its shareholders and customers with a bumper dividend and special promotions, and ramped up support Read More

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    New cooling measures: The show has just begun
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Property Soul What a roller-coaster week for Singapore’s real estate market. It is a surprisingly well-coordinated good show put up by the Singapore government, complemented by the parts played by different stakeholders in the industry, with an unexpected ending of the cooling Read More

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    Potong Pasir SMC – A fierce fight in the making or will it disappear like Joo Chiat SMC?
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    The next General Elections may still be many months away and only need to be called by January 2021. But if current ground activities are anything to go by, it is quite obvious that the battle for the single member constituency (SMC) of Read More

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    The fight for democracy in Asia is alive and well
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Chee Soon Juan This opinion piece is part of the Silver Lining Series written by members of the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD), an organization of liberal and democratic parties in Asia, to celebrate its 25th Anniversary this 2018. For Read More

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    Maintenance company owner loses lawsuit against debt collection agency; ordered to pay $7000 in costs
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    A 45-year-old maintenance company owner was ordered to pay $7000, excluding disbursements, at the Magistrates’ Court under the State Courts after the court dismissed the lawsuit filed for defamation in slander against JMS Rogers, a debt collection company earlier on 30 April. Lin Read More

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    Dramatic police raid video is an exaggerated and trivialises the work of SPF
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Apologies brave men in blue but I did burst out laughing when I watched the dramatic video of how the Singapore Police Force (SPF) busted a ring of illegal World Cup gamblers. I am sure the raid was very organised and all but Read More

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    Issues regarding Work Permit holders’ salary reduction by employers will be tabled in next Parliamentary sitting, says PAP MP
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    In response to a letter that was allegedly addressed by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to a Work Permit (WP) holder regarding the worker’s salary reduction by his employer, Member of Parliament (MP) for Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (GRC), Louis Ng has announced to the Read More

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    Uber and Grab may face unwinding of merger and financial penalties, warns consumer watchdog
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) is pushing for the unwinding of the merger between Grab and Uber here, after a three-month review. The Uber-Grab merger will potentially become the first merger to be ordered to unwind in Singapore, according to Read More

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    Government now tacitly acknowledges that foreigners do not help create jobs for Singaporeans
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Two weeks ago (21 Jun), Singaporean Tan Soon Hock wrote to ST Forum asking what more must the government do to help the unemployed and underemployed Singaporeans secure jobs in their own home country. Ministry of Manpower official, Terence Ho who is the Read More

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