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Daily Archives: 2018-09-27

Customer satisfaction for air transport improves while land transport remains unchanged

There was an improvement in public satisfaction regarding air transport sector, meanwhile the satisfaction on the land transport remain unchanged from the prevous year. The Institute of Service Excellence (ISE) at Singapore Management University (SMU) released the 2018 second quarter (Q2) Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore (CSISG) results for the Air Transport and Land Transport sectors on Wednesday (26 September). The …

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SingHealth security officer: Multiple persistent log-in failures over few days not conclusive to raise alarm

At the Comittee of Inquiry hearing yesterday (26 Sep) on the recent SingHealth cyber attack incident, witnesses said they were apprehensive about raising false alarms of the security incidents. SingHealth’s cluster information security officer Wee Jia Huo testified that he understood “an incident must be confirmed before being reported” to the leader of the cyber-security governance department. “Even a few …

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Southeast-Asia and International NGOs condemn wrongful conviction of Cambodian human rights defenders

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Freedom House, and Front Line Defenders condemn yesterday’s conviction of four human rights defenders from the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) and a National Election Committee (NEC) official, in what they see as a clear attack against their legitimate human rights work. On 26 September 2018, senior ADHOC staff …

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ICA officer charged for accepting sexual gratification under Prevention of Corruption Act

A staff sergeant with the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) was charged on Thursday (27 September) with 33 charges, including 13 counts of wrongful communication of information under the Official Secrets Act, and four counts of corruptly accepting sexual gratification under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) shared that Chin Peng Sum, 51, was charged with four …

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A referendum for 377A Repeal

by Dr Huang Shoou Chyuan We are told that repeal of Section 377A of the Penal code has the potential to divide Singapore and split us into 2 irreconcilable camps. However keeping it unchanged is deemed a violation of the rights of a not insignificant percentage of Singaporeans. Repealing it, unfortunately, would offend conservative citizens who claim guidance from their ancient …

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Four ways to make your luxury trip worth its cost

by ValueChampion For those ready to invest thousands of dollars into their vacations, getting a low value for your dollar can be as disappointing. Below, we discuss some ways you can maximise your luxury holiday experience and the power of your dollar. Luxury travel is often thought of as an opportunity for a no-expense spared ultimate experience. However, Singaporean luxury travellers …

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Three things you need to know to be a great gifter (while saving money)

by ValueChampion Do you have a difficult time choosing what gifts to get for your family and friends? Or do you find yourself being burdened by how much you are spending on presents? Here are 3 ways you can become a great gift giver while also saving money. People go through so many occasions for giving and receiving gifts each year. …

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