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The Online Citizen

Increased interest in joining start-ups among jobseekers: CareerBuilder Singapore’s Employer of Choice Survey 2018

As the competition heats up between organisations to attract and retain talent in the tight labour market, companies who have consistently invested providing attractive employee packages as well as a strong work culture remain Employers of Choice. The interest and willingness to work for Start-Up companies is also seeing a steady increase. These are among the key insights from CareerBuilder …

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Thinking of a last minute CNY trip? Here are the cheapest dates to fly

by ValueChampion Whether you are looking to be reunited with your family abroad or wish to celebrate in a new destination this Lunar New Year, we found the cheapest and most expensive days to fly to help you save on your travels. The Lunar New Year is just around the corner and while some have had their travel plans planned for …

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Homeschooling instead of condoms might be the answer

by The Malaysian Dill Recently a lot of Malay parents have been up in arms over the postings of a certain teacher, on her FB page and blog. I would like to share my two cents’ worth by recounting the story of my son. My son will be finishing his hospital attachment soon, graduating with a Diploma in Nursing from …

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Clear misalignment of objectives between the Government and Sports Hub

by Jose Raymond The resignation of Oon Jin Teik as CEO of the Singapore Sports Hub requires that we force the management of the Singapore Sports Hub to remind itself of its role when granted the rights to design, build, finance and operate the project for 25 years in Singapore. Is it helping the sports eco-system in Singapore aiding the …

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Every sons life matters, no more senseless death

by Brad Bowyer In case you have not listened to my latest Brads Bites I just wanted to extract my comments on the tragic death of Aloysius Pang. This will be my last post on the matter but felt it was important to put my thoughts in writing as well as verbally. I like everyone followed the news and shared …

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Against Section 14 of Government Proceeding Act

by CG In view of the 9 deaths of National Servicemen in last 1.5 years, it pains me that no one in the government or MINDEF take full responsibility. The real facts are kept from public as well as sentences and punishment issued to those who failed to observe safety protocols. MINDEF must have pages of safety documents, probably as …

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Huge hole at the Sports Hub as CEO, CFO, COO resign

The Singapore Sports Hub is facing another round of staff upheaval. On Monday, 28 January, the Sports Hub Pte Ltd (SHPL) announced in a statement that Chief Executive Officer Oon Jin Teik had resigned and will leave his role after HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens 2019 in mid-April. What the statement did not say however, was that the SHPL had also …

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Health Minister says sorry for data-leak of 14,200 HIV-positive individuals

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong apologised for the leaking of confidential information belonging to 14,200 HIV-positive people on Monday after the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced in a press conference that confidential information regarding 14,200 individuals diagnosed with HIV up to January 2013, and 2,400 of their contacts, is in the possession of an unauthorised person and has been illegally …

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