Daily Archives: 2018-07-09

    A news outlet doesn’t have to be unique, it just has to be seen as an accurate and objective source of news
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    It is most interesting that the Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has organised an Innovation Day in a bid to reach more segments of the community. While I applaud its efforts to be more entrepreneurial and unique, it could perhaps do more to focus Read More

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    HDB to look into floating solar panel in the open sea
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Housing and Development Board (HDB) is looking into setting up floating solar panels in the open sea to accelerate the adoption of solar energy in the Republic. The board announced on Sunday (8 July) that  it will start a research collaboration with landscaping firm, Read More

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    Posted in Environment, Housing | Leave a comment
    Two Sri Lankan men sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for possessing fraudulent UK passports
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Two Sri Lankan men, Nagamany Kangatharan, aged 46 and Kandasamy Niththiyananthan, aged 27, were convicted and sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment for possessing fraudulent United Kingdom (UK) passports on Thursday (5 July). Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) stated in a press release that the Read More

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    Singapore exile, Dr Ang Swee Chai to join al-Awda Freedom Flotilla at age of 69
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Letter from Dr Ang Swee Chai Dear Friends and Family, I am due to join the al-Awda (The Return) Freedom Flotilla to Gaza next week on its last leg from Europe to Gaza. She has started her journey from Norway on the 70 Read More

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    Posted in International, Social Justice | Leave a comment
    Only persons with severe disabilities allowed to receive $600 monthly from Careshield, Facebook user claims
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    A Facebook user by the name of Frances Ng has made a claim that only persons with severe disabilities are entitled to receiving a monthly payout of $600 from Careshield. In her post dated 30 June, Ng noted that the premium paid over Read More

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    Posted in Community, Health | Leave a comment
    Workers’ Party volunteer team acknowledges “oversight” of expiry date of chickens distributed during charity drive, says Secretary-General
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    In a letter to the Editor dated 6 July, a reader named Kiat Tay has raised concerns regarding the distribution of expired fresh chicken drumsticks by volunteers from the Workers Party in Bedok. Kiat Tay said that according to a friend of his Read More

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    To be struck by lightning is no joke, but have you asked for it?
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    by Augustine Low You are familiar by now with the logo or symbol of the People’s Action Party. The PAP logo is known as the “Flash and Circle,” symbolised by a lightning bolt surrounded by a circle. Unknown to many, the earliest and Read More

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    DBS adds to 50th anniversary gifts; offers free WIFI on selected buses
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    To commemorate and celebrate its 50th anniversary, commuters on DBS-branded SBS Transit buses will get to enjoy free WIFI from now till mid-September. The free WIFI will be available on 16 DBS-branded buses that ply commercial and central business districts and also all major heartland Read More

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    Vivian says M’sia benefitted from buying treated water at 21% of cost but why SG consumers charged at least 672%?
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    In Parliament today (9 Jul), Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said he expects Malaysia to fully honour the terms of the 1962 Water Agreement, including the price of water, signed between Singapore and Malaysia. “The 1962 Water Agreement was guaranteed by both Singapore and Read More

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    Mastercard partners with Singapore Police Force to implement new fraud-fighting device that tackles card crime
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    To combat fraud, Mastercard today announced its partnership with the Commercial Affairs Department of the Singapore Police Force to implement the Mastercard Forensic Reader (MFR) – the world’s first device to help law enforcement agencies detect payment card fraud with greater speed, accuracy Read More

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