Daily Archives: 2018-08-01

    Chan made ‘grand speech’ of ‘caring’ for the poor in GE2015 while elderly suicide hit record high last year
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Thanks to a Facebook posting from The Alternative View (TAV), we are reminded of the below “grand speech” of caring for the poor, made by Minister Chan Shun Sing during the GE2015 rally on 2 Sep 2015: “Many think just because you give Read More

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    Lim Tean: Shame and blight in Singapore’s history caused by PAP’s abuse of ISA must be wiped away
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Lim Tean (first published on Facebook) I had the great privilege of meeting up with Dr. Poh Soo Kai recently. He is a hero to me and to many Singaporeans who value steadfastness in the defence of one’s political beliefs. Dr. Poh Read More

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    So who is really at fault here, the taxi driver or the passenger?
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    By now you’ve heard about the man who was filmed walking away from a taxi driver after vomiting in the cab. In the video, the taxi driver can be heard taunting the man and demanding to be paid only to eventually have S$10 Read More

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    Singaporean-born Sashi Cheliah crowned Australia’s 10th MasterChef
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Former elite STAR Team officer from the Singapore Police, Sashi Cheliah was recently crowned winner of the global-phenomenon that is MasterChef Australia! Sashi is the first Singaporean-born to ever win the title, which is a moment of pride for all Singaporeans. The 39-year Read More

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    The government asks us to be more creative and adaptable but are they doing the same for us?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    The message for Singaporeans this year seems to be that terrorism is on the rise and that Singaporeans need to be more innovative and adaptable. As I have dealt with the fear of terrorism in another article,  I shall focus this one on Read More

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    Unsolicited waivers by authorities when law is broken
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Sean On the evening of June 18, an uncle of mine was cycling from his condominium at The Estuary towards Khatib Central, on the way to have dinner. As he was cycling near Block 845, he was stopped by two town council Read More

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    Is the fear of terrorism a red herring?
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Is the threat of terrorism in Singapore new? Are we more in danger this year than last year or the year before? Somehow, I really doubt so. As a country that has ties with the United States and Europe, it is my belief Read More

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    Malaysia-Singapore water deal: Singapore adamant on sticking to 1962 agreement
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Singapore has expressed its reluctance to review the price of water originally stipulated under the 1962 Water Agreement, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday on 31 July. In a meeting between Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Read More

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    Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System project given the green light by Cabinet “in principle”: Malaysian transport minister
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    An in-principle approval has been granted by the Malaysian Cabinet regarding the Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) project, according to the country’s Transport Minister, Mr Anthony Loke. Mr Loke said yesterday on 30 July that a joint operating company between Malaysia and Singapore Read More

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