Daily Archives: 2019-06-21

President Halimah Yacob underlines importance of appreciating diversity and upholding social cohesion in three-day conference

The importance of “engaging meaningfully” with and upholding social cohesion among members of a diverse Singapore society were the key messages conveyed by the President of Singapore Halimah Yacob throughout a three-day conference, which began on Wed (19 Jun). Speaking to reporters on the second day of the inaugural International Conference on Cohesive Societies yesterday (20 Jun), she said that …

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4 tips for LGBTQ and singles to purchase property in Singapore

For the most of us, securing a property is one of the biggest milestones that we would want to achieve in our lives. It gives us a sense of accomplishment to know that we have a roof over our heads – whether it means owning our own home or just renting one. However, it’s definitely easier said than done. In …

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Bilahari: President Xi must act if protests in Hong Kong continue

On Mon this week (17 Jun), former Singapore Ambassador-at-Large Bilahari Kausikan commented on his Facebook page with regard to the recent mass protests in Hong Kong over its proposed extradition law. The proposed law which would allow Hong Kong to extradite people wanted in China infuriated large number of Hong Kong people. Many fear that people in Hong Kong may …

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Central Hong Kong govt offices temporarily shut in anticipation of protests

The government of Hong Kong has temporarily shut down its Central Government Offices in Admiralty early this morning (21 Jun) in anticipation of another round of protests, as university students continue to push for the total withdrawal of the extradition Bill and Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s resignation. South China Morning Post reported that nearly a thousand protesters donning masks and …

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