Daily Archives: 2018-08-10

    Former NUS student maintains injustice done to her by university
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    A former National University of Singapore (NUS) student has exhausted all her life savings of over S$100,000 fighting a legal battle that has ruined her life for the last 10 years. In a High Court ruling last month, Justice Woo Bih Li, in Read More

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    AWARE recommends free childcare, stronger workplace protection and financial incentives to help low-income mothers break out of poverty
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    To help break low-income mothers out of poverty, gender equality group AWARE recommends that low-income households should have access to free good quality formal childcare; the State should put in place a robust employment protection for casual workers and enforceable prohibitions against workplace Read More

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    4,510 sachets of chewing tobacco found hidden in a Malaysian car
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    4,510 sachets of chewing tobacco were found hidden in a Malaysia-registered car on Thursday (9 August). Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) posted on its Facebook page on Friday, saying that the 25-year-old lone male Malaysian driver arrived at Woodlands checkpoint with a car fully Read More

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    Launch of tender for Reserve List Site at Anchorvale Crescent for Executive Condominium housing development
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Housing & Development Board (HDB) has launched the Reserve List site at Anchorvale Crescent for sale by public tender on Friday (10 August). Ina press release, HDB stated that this Land Parcel was made available for sale through the Reserve List on Read More

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    Five health misconceptions that can burn a hole in your wallet
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Not all health advice is created equal. Below, we discuss the 5 most commonly held misconceptions about leading a healthy lifestyle and how they can actually take a toll on your finances. Most of us have a desire to be fit and Read More

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    Embarrassing typos on Singapore’s tourism logo at Crazy Rich Asian red carpet
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    The recent red carpet event in Los Angeles for the upcoming movie Crazy Rich Asians was a supposed to be grand debut for Singapore into the world of Hollywood. But it turns out, Singaporeans are all now facing second-hand embarrassment thanks to couple Read More

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    Three adventurous vacations depending on your budget
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Do you want to get outside of the museums and typical tourist traps during your next trip? Regardless of your budget, this article will help you get the ball rolling when it comes to planning your next adventure, by estimating the costs Read More

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    Are coding bootcamps worth your time and money?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Coding bootcamps offer ambitious individuals the opportunity to learn new tech skills without the cost and hassle of earning a degree from a university. With that said, how effective are these courses and how do they stack up to university degrees? Due Read More

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    Five seemingly harmless things that can get you in trouble with your car insurer
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Some habits are harmless, others may result in significant financial loss. Read on to find out what seemingly innocuous habits may end up harming your relationship with your car insurer. We all know that drink driving or texting while driving will get Read More

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    ESM Goh’s $1M criterion deems all first world leaders too “mediocre” to become PAP ministers
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    At a public dialogue with South East District residents on 2 August, Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong told the residents that if the ministerial pays are cut, Singapore will end up recruiting “very, very mediocre people” as officeholders. ESM Goh said, Read More

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