Daily Archives: 2018-08-02

    MindChamps in controversial grassroots letter debacle, a close partner of Temasek
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last Friday (27 Jul), MindChamps Preschool issued a controversial letter to the parents of children attending at the school. It was condemned by netizens for its allegedly elitist and discriminatory content regarding the application for the grassroots leadership of the River Valley Neighbourhood Read More

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    Early jobbers specialising in science, engineering, hospitality and F&B industries receive higher salaries than their counterparts
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    In 2017, the entry-level specialisations with the highest salary increase as compared to 2016 are: Science (+11%), Engineering (+9%) and Hospitality and F&B (+8%). Conversely, entry-level salaries for the Healthcare and Accounting and Finance specialisations see a drastic decrease of -20% and -10%, Read More

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    Man sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment for passport-related offences
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A 42-year-old Malaysian sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment on Thursday (1 August) for abetting four Sri Lankans to be in possession of forged Malaysia passports. In a press release, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said that investigations revealed that Jagathes Kumar Koil Pillai had assisted four Read More

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    Pakatan Tang Weng Fei takes shape in pursue for upcoming elections for Singapore Athletic Association
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A team led by businessman Mr Tang Weng Fei which will be contesting at the upcoming elections for office bearers for the Singapore Athletic Association (SAA) has been served an administrative boost. On 2 August 2018, the team added a ninth member to Read More

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    They say Cheng Bock is no Mahathir, but then Hsien Loong is no Kuan Yew, and the PAP of today is not the PAP of old
    By Augustine Low Published on by Augustine Low 0

    There are those who scoff at Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s chances of success at leading an opposition coalition. He has zero chance of pulling off a Mahathir, they contend. It is true that whereas Dr Mahathir Mohamad was a heavyweight former Prime Minister Read More

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    SDP’s ‘Don’t anyhow say things’ video goes viral, raise questions about promises made by PM Lee during GE2015
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Leader of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP), Dr Chee Soon Juan posted a video on his Facebook page just 2 hours ago and it’s starting to garner a lot of attention on social media. The video is a cut of a speech being Read More

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    SMRT should not be a semi-retirement organisation to reward faithful and loyal military officials
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Simon Lim It was reported in the news that 2 more former senior officers from the Singapore Armed Forces have joined SMRT senior management rank. As a citizen and a commuter, I seriously wonder why is SMRT taking in so many former Read More

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    Bangladeshi who disguised himself as a Sikh man arrested for attempted armed robbery of pawnshop
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Following a thwarted attempt to rob a pawn shop, a 29-year-old Bangladeshi national who had disguised himself as a Sikh by wearing a turban was arrested at Muscat Street yesterday for attempted armed robbery and exhibiting an imitation firearm while committing a scheduled Read More

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    Dr William Tan presented with Commonwealth Points of Light Award from Queen Elizabeth II
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Singapore’s well-known para-athlete, medical doctor and charity fundraiser, Dr William Tan, was presented with the Commonwealth Points of Light Award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today for his long history of charitable achievements. The award was presented by the British High Commissioner Read More

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    LG Kuek recruited two more SAF COLs for SMRT before he left
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    It was reported in the media today (2 Aug) that 2 more SAF officers, both colonels, joined SMRT recently. COL (NS) Clifford Keong and COL (NS) Lee Yem Choo joined SMRT 3 months ago in May. They were recruited while Lieutenant-General (NS) Desmond Read More

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