Author Archives: The Online Citizen

    Five ways to save on your destination wedding
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Thinking of having a destination wedding? Here are some money-saving tips you should know. Destination weddings are a great way to make a memorable event even more special. Whether you want to get married where you first got engaged or someplace you’ve Read More

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    Chee Soon Juan National Day Message 2018
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    Secretary-general of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Son Juan delivered his National Day Message 2018 on Saturday (18 August). Delivering his speech across SDP’s social media platforms, Dr Chee stated that this country’s future is not in a good place, unless some significant Read More

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    How to stop condemnation of Singapore’s absurdly high ministerial salaries and win votes for the PAP
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    by Peter Yeo Toon Joo The late Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister, was grievously flawed in his reasoning and arithmetic when he pegged his and his PAP ministers’ salaries to the earnings of our island republic’s top ten businessmen, professionals and corporate Read More

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    Lessons for investors following China’s P2P lending nightmare
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    by ValuePenguin Many investors in China are furious after they lost their investments on P2P lending platforms when more than 200 platforms closed this summer. What can investors in Singapore learn from the crowdfunding debacle in China? A recent wave of failed P2P lending Read More

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    PM not acknowledging SG is exchanging one form of fairness for another form on HDB issue
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    by Chris Kuan National Day Rally navel gazing on housing policy. Yours truly is gratified to be proven correct not just me of course, – the Prime Minister said the 99 year non recourse lease is to allow the governnent to recycle land. Read More

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    The rights of silence needs resuscitation
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    By M.Ravi  Was having coffee with a friend who is about to be questioned by the police. He said he will exercise his right of silence until he sees his lawyer and obtains legal advice. His jaw dropped to the floor when I Read More

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    Four financial steps to take shortly after marriage
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    by ValuePenguin Did you recently start an exciting new life with the love of your life? Here are 4 things you should do immediately to start off your marriage on the right footing financially. Marriage is a very intricate partnership between two people, filled Read More

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    What are the implications of PM Lee steering clear of Ministers’ pay and leadership succession?
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    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced that he will speak on four issues that are on people’s minds at the National Day rally tomorrow (Sunday 19 August). They are all bread and butter issues: cost of living, water and electricity prices, medical Read More

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    Why is the 151st media ‘relentlessly attacking’ Malaysia?
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    Why is it that there seems to have so many “negative articles” about Malaysia in the media? I refer to the article “Malaysian government’s first 100 days: Big moves buy leaders some time, but euphoria won’t last” (Straits Times, Aug 17). It states Read More

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    A brief guide to populism (and why the PAP should really reconsider describing Opposition parties as such)
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    by Shiro I’m a relatively new contributor to TOC, but I noticed something along the lines of differing interpretations of Populism in Singapore, and the People’s Action Party (PAP). Here’s a brief guide to Populism – and why the PAP should really reconsider Read More

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