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Singapore Table Tennis Association replies TOC with threat of legal action for enquiry then goes on Facebook to deny claims of election misconduct

In response to a Facebook post on 16 September by Mr Tan Kai Kok alleging misconduct of the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) Management Committee elections during a biannual general meeting, the STTA issued a media statement refuting his claims. STTA said the Facebook post contained serious untrue statements and they disagree with the allegations made by Mr Tan in …

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Community Action Network and Demosisto says prosecution of activist Jolovan Wham for Skype discussion deeply regrettable

The Community Action Network and Demosisto have released a joint statement criticising the prosecution ofJolovan Wham, a social worker and activist, for holding a Skype discussion which the police have deemed an ‘illegal public assembly’. Five members of the Community Action Network along with the Secretary-General of Demosisto, Joshua Wong endorsed the statement which says the prosecuting a citizen for …

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Business need to be innovative if they want to survive in the new economy, say newly appointed NMP

Nominated Member of Parliament Douglas Foo feels that business in Singapore, SMEs especially, need to shift their business model into a more innovate and sustainable version. When asked about what he thinks are the underlying issues of Singapore’s relatively stagnant productivity rate, Mr Foo who was sworn-in yesterday as NMP, said productivity is linked with innovation. So when innovation is …

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Malaysian Cabinet has agreed to lower the voting age from 21 to 18

The Malaysian Cabinet has agreed to lower the voting age from 21 to 18. Youth & Sports Minister Syed Saddiq said at a post-Cabinet press conference last week that several amendments will have to be made to the Malaysian Federal Constitution for the move to take effect. This will require Pakatan Harapan to reach across the aisle to the opposition …

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Singapore makes top five in the Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2018

Singapore has maintained its position as the fifth most visited global destination for the second consecutive year, according to the Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index released today. Boasting a 6.1% growth with 13.91 million international visitors in 2017, Singapore has more than doubled its growth forecast of 2.6%. The top five origin market for Singapore are China (18.8%), Indonesia (15%), …

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Direct selling via the live videos is about to become the new norm

In the past couple of years, there’s been an increasingly popular method of business that makes full use of the ‘live video’ feature on social media. These are usually done by small, internet-based stores. The store owner will host a live video session on Facebook, Instagram, or Youtube featuring the products they sell as a way to draw in more …

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