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Singaporean households find recycling regularly convenient but can’t differentiate between waste, ‘recyclable’ and ‘reusable’

In a joint statement by the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Monday (29 April), two separate surveys conducted by the authorities reported that about 6 in 10 Singaporean households recycle regularly, mostly through the blue recycling bins located around the neighbourhoods. The surveys covered different aspects of household recycling between …

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New petition on Change.org calls out for the system “to be fair and just to Nicholas too”

The recent ‘Peeping Tom’ scandal at National University of Singapore (NUS) is starting to gain widespread attention, with more and more people voicing out against perpetrator Nicholas Lim for receiving a mild punishment from the university after he was caught filming a fellow student, Monica Baey while she was showering. However, an online petition initiated by Gary Yeow on Change.org …

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Dr Paul Tambyah muses about Singapore’s politics, healthcare system and the upcoming general election

Chairman of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Dr Paul Ananth Tambyah was recently interviewed by The Online Citizen (TOC) regarding the history and motives behind his political career, his perspectives on Singapore’s public healthcare system, the controversy of his political donations and contributions, his opinions on the alternative parties alliance, the effect of the fake news bill on the imminent …

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Tharman: Heng Swee Keat and the 4G team must carve their own way as leaders

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam recently posted on Facebook regarding “a major step in leadership succession” taken today (23 April) for Singapore’s future. In an earlier announcement by the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr Heng Swee Keat will be promoted to Deputy Prime Minister with effect from 1 May 2019. It said …

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Great Eastern suspends employee Nicholas Lim following public outcry over NUS’ handling of sexual offence

Earlier this evening (22 April), local insurance giant Great Eastern has made the decision to suspend their financial advisor with Advisors’ Clique, Nicholas Lim Jun Kai, for being involved in a voyeuristic scandal recently. “We are aware of the recent incident involving Nicholas Lim, a Great Eastern financial representative. He has been placed on immediate suspension and has since submitted …

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