Author Archives: The Online Citizen

SPP: Public Transport Council needs to be sensitive towards the needs of senior citizens
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The Singapore People’s Party has issued a statement on scrapping of the $40 monthly unlimited travel pass for seniors above the age of 60 by the Public Transport Council, saying that it disagrees with the decision and the council should be sensitive towards Read More

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Government Parliamentary Committee’s silence over scrapping of senior travel pass, signifies its agreement with PTC
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by Jose Raymond The PAP’s Government Parliamentary Committee (GPC) for Transport has been conspicuously silent on the Public Transport Council’s (PTC) decision to scrap the $40 monthly unlimited travel pass for seniors above the age of 60. The Chairman of the GPC Sitoh Read More

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S’pore to sign FTA with Sri Lanka – Another CECA disaster for Singaporean PMETs?
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by Vincent Low The Straits Times today (22 Jan) reported that Singapore will be signing a free trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka tomorrow. The signing will be witnessed by PM Lee and his host, Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena. PM Lee will arrive Read More

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PSB Academy inks partnership for sports science students to win smart with data analytics
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PSB Academy (PSB) has inked an exclusive partnership with VX Sport to offer students from its sports science programmes the use of VX Sport software, and train them to harness data analytics for sports coaching and athlete performance management. Both organisations officiated this industry partnership at Read More

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Five things millennials are supposedly “destroying” (but really aren’t)
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by SingSaver.com.sg From diamonds to alcohol to dining out, millennials have been blamed for the decline of many industries. But is there any truth in these accusations? Google the words “millennial” and “destroy”, and see the results. We’ll wait. Are you done? Then, you’ll Read More

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Examining the current COE bidding system and how it is way overdue for a review
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by James Lee This paper aims to examine the current COE bidding system and how it is way overdue for a review. In addition, this paper will propose some modifications of the bidding system in order to cater to a more environmentally friendly, Read More

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DPM Teo says 28,000 jobs to be created in Punggol but how many actually go to S’poreans?
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by Vincent Low At the launch of the 50-hectare Punggol Digital District’s masterplan on Sunday (21 Jan), Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean said the opening of a new business and education hub in Punggol from 2023 will help create 28,000 jobs in Read More

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Do we need the Criminal Law (Temporary Provisions) Act?
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by Teo Soh Lung Most people do not pay attention to laws that are passed in our parliament. We trust our government to enact laws only to protect our interest. Lengthy documents containing loads of legal jargon are boring. I too pay little Read More

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Kind-hearted S’poreans trying to help students but get reported to Police instead
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by Vincent Low Yesterday, Police has confirmed on its Facebook that there has been no attempted kidnapping of students from International Schools. https://www.facebook.com/singaporepoliceforce In both cases, one reported on 11 Jan and the other on 16 Jan, the occupants of the vehicles were Read More

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Is becoming an e-sports athlete a potentially good career path for you or your child?
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by Value Penguin Esports has been experiencing an explosive growth in popularity in the last few years. With its rise, a growing number of people are also aspiring to become a professional game player. In fact, many “esports academies” have been launching in SE Read More

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