Daily Archives: 2018-08-05

    Saying that we don’t want to be a society that charges for plastic bags, is illogical
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Singapore is certainly not a country that has the reputation for shying away from fines and charges. From using roads at peak periods to fees for parking to tariffs on cars, Singapore has not been a stranger to using increased costs to reduce Read More

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    Posted in Environment, Opinion | Leave a comment
    PM Lee forgets to mention at gala dinner how DBS attempted to acquire POSB unconstitutionally
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    At a gala event to celebrate DBS’ 50th anniversary at Capitol Theatre yesterday night (4 Aug), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was full of praise for DBS, a GLC under Temasek. He praised DBS for playing a crucial role in Singapore’s early industrialisation, Read More

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    Politics is much more than just a contest at earning millions of dollars
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    If multi-million dollar salaries are motivating and deciding factors for people to come into Singapore politics, we may be getting the wrong type of people from the start by Simon Lim Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong was quoted in an audio recording Read More

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    Goh Chok Tong’s speech defending high ministerial pay and defence budget at grassroots event
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    On Friday, local news platform MustShareNews shared an audio recording of Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong who turned down a suggestion to lower ministerial salaries or to lower the defence budget in order to better support elderly in Singapore, In the conversation, 70-year-old Abdul Read More

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    One kilogram of “Ice” seized at Woodlands Checkpoint
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    One kilogram of of crystalline substances believed to be ‘Ice’ was seized on Thursday (2 August)  from a 45-year-old male Malaysian at Woodland checkpoint. In a press release on Friday (3 August), Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said that in the evening hours of Thursday, its Read More

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    Posted in Crime | Leave a comment