Daily Archives: 2018-08-06

    COI finds inadequate on-site casualty management and delayed evacuation of CFC Dave Lee as factors to his death
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in Parliament on Monday (6 Aug) that inadequate on-site casualty management and delayed evacuation to the medical centre were the likely reasons for CFC Dave Lee succumbing to this heat stroke injuries. The Minister was presenting the report from the Read More

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    Singapore Dance Theatre presents Ballet under the Stars (31 Aug – 2 Sept, 7 – 9 Sept 2018 at Fort Canning Green)
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Ballet Under the Stars is back for its 23rd edition! Established by Singapore Dance Theatre in 1995 as Singapore’s most loved and iconic outdoor dance event at the Fort Canning Green, we will be presenting a weekend of neo-classical works from 31 August Read More

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    Charge 10 cents for plastic bags – cannot – because cheng hu don’t make money hor!
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “Saying that we don’t want to be a society that charges for plastic bags, is illogical” (theonlinecitizen, Aug 5). The article wrote, “Singapore is certainly not a country that has the reputation for shying away from fines and Read More

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    Disadvantaged schoolchildren get a boost from DHL Express
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Singapore’s iconic Padang is once again filled with over 1,000 red and yellow DHL Express employees across the region for AsiaCup — the company’s annual Asia Pacific employee football and cheerleading event. This year, the DHL has also organized an exclusive football clinic conducted Read More

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    SilkAir partners with Banyan Tree for exclusive holiday offers to Vietnam, Laos, Thailand & Maldives
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, and Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts partners for exclusive flight and hotel experiences in Danang, Luang Prabang, Maldives and Phuket. SilkAir and Banyan Tree are hoping to offer a seamless holiday experience from your flights to Read More

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    The not-so-secret truth about how plastic is harming our oceans
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    At the recent British High Commission Awards Evening, Anthony Yee from the Royal Commonwealth Society of Singapore presented some interesting and disturbing facts about plastic pollution, particularly in oceans and seas. Mr Anthony spoke about the three inconvenient truths about plastic. The first Read More

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    55 persons investigated by SPF for e-commerce and loan scams involving S$1.8mil
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Following a five-day operation conducted by Bedok Police Division between 30 July and 3 Aug 2018, 30 men and 25 women between the ages of 18 and 71 are being investigated for their alleged involvement in various scams and other “commercial crime-related cases”. Read More

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    Lifting of pause on ICT systems seems too soon to be safe
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    According to reports, the pause on new information and communications technology (ICT) systems that had been put in place following  the SingHealth hacking has been lifted. While the Smart Nation and Digital Government Group (SNDGG) has stated that it has completed its review of cyber security Read More

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    Resentment for immigrants is created by a lack of government planning or foresight
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Immigration is a hot button issue which has created controversy in the past and may continue to generate strong sentiments. On the one hand, they have been blamed for pushing up the costs of living, stretching our public transportation system and for allegedly Read More

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    Forward planning isn’t just about planning for GDP of a country but also how citizens’ lives will be affected
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has credited the government’s “sound judgment” in relation to the building of Terminal 4 of Changi Airport (T4). At the official opening of T4, Khaw further said that “Building ahead of demand is indeed one of Singapore’s economic success Read More

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