Author Archives: Neyla Zannia

Malaysiakini meets fund raising target of RM$350,000 to pay cost and damages in defamation suit
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Malaysiakini, Malaysia’s leading independent news agency, has raised RM350,000 (S$117,631) it had urgently needed for its legal defence fund. In a post written to thank all of the contributors, the agency stated that the sum was raised in just 12 days through direct bank deposit, credit Read More

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Code of Practice launched for online charitable fundraising
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The Commissioner of Charities has jointly developed the Code of Practice for Online Charitable Fundraising with four crowdfunding platforms, which are Give.Asia, Giving.sg, Ray of Hope Initiative and Simply Giving and the Code was launched by the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu at a forum on Tuesday Read More

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Facing the prospect of paying more to contribute to building of T5, raise eyebrows with public
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Travellers flying out of Changi Airport and airlines operating in the area may be asked for extra fees and charges from as early as next year to help pay for the future Terminal 5 (T5), which is slated for completion around 2030. The Changi Read More

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Job Happiness Index 2017: 45% of Singaporeans are unhappy at work
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The top three job unhappiness factors among Singaporean employees are said to be issues with the management and leadership team, a lack of opportunities for career development and training opportunities. This is according to the survey, “Job Happiness Index 2017” conducted by Jobstreet, Read More

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Equipment calibration and testing company fined $200,000 by MOM for safety lapses in fatal accident
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced to charge equipment calibration and testing company MW Group with a $200,000 fine for failing to “conduct a specific risk assessment and establish safe work procedures for the calibration and testing of an Arc Reflection System (ARS) machine Read More

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Angsana tree beside SOTA to be removed for safety of public
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School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA) has announced that the Angsana tree located beside the vicinity will be removed on Sunday (21 January) for the safety of students, staff and members of public as the arborist’s report on 11 January showed that condition of the Read More

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NEA: Stakeholders sharing responsibility is key to build a sustainable e-waste management system
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has revealed that each year, about 11kg of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste), equal in weight to 73 mobile phones, is disposed of per person in Singapore, which amounts to more than 60,000 tonnes of e-waste generated in Singapore Read More

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Shortened operational hours in March along all 35 East-West Line MRT stations
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced that train service hours will be shortened on selected days in March along all 35 East-West Line (EWL) MRT Stations. Shortened operational hours for the month of March will involve all 35 MRT stations along the Read More

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IMDA launches public consultation to seek views on introduction of alternative dispute resolution for telecommunication and media services
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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has launched a public consultation to seek views on its proposed framework for the Telecommunication and Subscription TV Mediation-Adjudication Scheme (“the Scheme”). According to the authority, the Scheme aims to introduce an alternative dispute resolution scheme for Read More

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PayNow Pilot for faster, easier disbursement of Edusave monies to ITE and Polytechnic students
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The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that it will pilot the use of PayNow to disburse Edusave Award monies to Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and polytechnic students in 2018 for greater convenience and efficiency, in line with Singapore’s efforts to become a Smart Nation. Read More

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