Daily Archives: 2019-07-04

NUS Political Science Society pushes cancellation of international event to its former business director’s fault

Political Science Society (PSSOC) of National University of Singapore (NUS) has issued a statement on the canned Asia-Pacific Model United Nations Conference 2019 (AMUNC), saying that it is not the organiser of the event but will nevertheless assist participants to process the refunds. It was earlier reported by The New Paper on Thursday morning that the AMNUNC 2019 – which …

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Anti-extradition Bill Hong Kongers to organise more protests this weekend

The movement against Hong Kong’s controversial extradition Bill is showing no signs of slowing down as protestors anticipate another round of protests on Fri (5 Jul) and Sun (7 Jul), barely three days after Hong Kong’s Legislative Council was swarmed and broken into by protestors on Mon (1 Jul). The Straits Times‘ China Correspondent reported that a group called Hong …

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SPP’s Jose Raymond sets up befrienders programme in Potong Pasir

The Singapore People’s Party (SPP) has begun to show how its time investment in the single-member constituency of Potong Pasir has led to positive developments for residents in the estate. On Thursday, 4 July, the SPP’s Jose Raymond announced through a Facebook post that he has started a befrienders programme in the estate called Potong Pasir Sayang. Sayang is a …

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Why does a private clinic charge less for consultation than the unsubsidised cost of the same at a public polyclinic?

Healthcare is a major point of concern for Singaporeans. It’s a universal issue that is constantly debated on by both citizens and politicians alike. In fact, much has been said about how splendid healthcare is in Singapore and how citizens and PRs enjoy affordable healthcare here. The Ministry of Health (MOH) has consistently maintained that healthcare is affordable thanks for …

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New bike-sharing start-up Moovs enters the market using revamped ofo bikes

Following the cancellation of Chinese bike-sharing company ofo’s license last April, its famous yellow bicycles are once again seen in the streets of Singapore. However, this time it comes with a different name. This is because bike-sharing start-up Moov Technology has purchased brand-new ofo bicycles that were left in a warehouse in Singapore and refurbished them, before launching them last …

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