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Silent Sit-in protest to be held on 4 November for frequent train breakdowns and latest flooding incident at NSL
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Yet another sit-in silent protest is set to be held in Hong Lim Park on 4 November (Saturday) in light of the recent major service disruption in the train system at North South Line on 7 October (Saturday) and breakdown at Downtown Line on Read More

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Sports Safety Act needs to be considered by Singapore Government to help protect lives in sports
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by Jose Raymond The Singapore Government needs to consider legislating a Sports Safety Act, as an updated, comprehensive and all-encompassing national sports safety strategy and framework to help protect lives is critically required in Singapore. The spate of sports-related deaths over the last Read More

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World MPs Condemn the Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya Minority in Myanmar
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The global parliamentary community has condemned today the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in the Northern Rakhine state of Myanmar. MPs have called upon the Government of Myanmar to end immediately the violence and forced displacement of the Rohingya and the blatant violations of their Read More

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A more emphatic policy for senior and pioneer drivers from GRAB
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Below is a letter sent by Mr Lawrence Tay, a taxi driver under GRAB to the company on 13 October. No response has been received from GRAB by the driver till date. Dear Grab Congratulations on the remarkable speed with which you have capture Read More

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SDP calls for Khaw Boon Wan to step down so as to accept full responsibility for failings of transport lapses
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The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is calling for Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan to accept full responsibility for the ongoing fiasco with the failures of SMRT by stepping down and states that unless there is demonstration of real leadership at the very top, there Read More

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Golden peanuts doth not golden monkeys make
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by Dr Lee Siew Peng We have all heard that saying: pay peanuts, you’ll get monkeys. In Singapore taxpayers pay through the nose for million-dollar ministers and CEOs and what do we get? At first, I was unsympathetic. Singaporeans, stop complaining about everything. Read More

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The ridiculously exuberant pay of PAP leaders
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by Lim Tean I have heard many indignant comments from friends in recent days concerning the outrageous pay of $ 550,000 per annum enjoyed by our part-time Speaker of Parliament. It is astronomical pay like this which seriously undermine the public’s confidence in Read More

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Top 6 Mobile Banking Must-Dos
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by Mastercard Singapore A perfect money management tool for people on-the-go, mobile banking is growing in popularity in major cities across the world. In Asia, Mastercard’s 2016 Mobile Shopping Survey found that consumers in Singapore are the biggest users of mobile banking applications Read More

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Football: Valencia youth set for Singapore
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A Spanish La Liga club with a Singaporean flavour is the latest to confirm their participation at the JSSL Professional Academies 7s which will be held in Singapore in April 2018. Valencia, which is owned by Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, has confirmed its Read More

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Give.asia deletes fundraising campaign for lawsuit by family of Benjamin Lim after receiving complaints from its community
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GIVE.asia, an online fundraising portal deleted a fund-raising campaign for the legal action undertaken by Benjamin Lim’s family against the Ministry of Education and Singapore Police Force after receiving complaints from its community. There had been no notification of the deletion and the Read More

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