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The Online Citizen

MinLaw: Facebook’s refusal to take down post shows why legislation is needed to protect Singapore from Deliberate Online Falsehood

Ministry of Law has shared that Facebook declined to take down the controversial States Times Review (STR) article which it says is "clearly false, defamatory and attacks Singapore, using falsehoods." MinLaw said in its press release on Friday, "This shows why we need legislation to protect us from deliberate online falsehoods." The STR article,"Lee Hsien Loong becomes 1MDB’s key investigation target" which …

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States Times Review blocked by IMDA after refusing to take down “misleading” and “erroneous” article

For some trying to access States Times Review from their devices, they are now greeted with a blank screen that states, "The website that you are trying to access is unavailable as it contains prohibited material." The social-political site which is based in Australia had earlier been ordered to take down an article entitled, "Lee Hsien Loong becomes 1MDB’s key investigation …

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NEA reviews contractual terms with social entreprises managing hawker centres

In a press release published on Friday (9 Nov), National Environment Agency (NEA) announced that it has reviewed key contractual terms between the five socially-conscious enterprises managing the seven new hawker centres and stallholders. The five operators are Fei Siong Social Enterprise, OTMH,Timbre+Hawkers, Hawker Management, and NTUC Foodfare Co-operative. This announcement follows the recent public furore over how hawkers are being squeezed by the social enterprises at the NEA hawker centres …

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UNPay and President of Lithuania in talks on possible Fintech cooperation

UNPay and the President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, had a fruitful discussion earlier this week on Tuesday, in regards to the future of financial technology (fintech) at The China-Lithuania Economic Cooperation Forum and the China-Lithuania Financial Science and Technology Cooperation. The forum─which was jointly organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania and the International Cooperation Society of the Ministry of …

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Beauty pageant to tech industry: How Jeraldine Phneah took control of her career and bought a HDB flat by age 26

by ValueChampion Wondering how to break into the tech industry or how to purchase your own HDB flat before turning 30? We hope our interview with Jeraldine Phneah, a popular blogger who also works in digital advertising in Singapore, could shed some valuable insights that could help you achieve these goals. For young Singaporeans graduating from universities, the realities of the …

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31 ways to bring in extra income even with a full-time job

by BankBazaar.sg Whether it is to pay off your debt quicker, save more, or just have a better lifestyle, earning extra money is never a bad idea. Singapore has a wide variety of options to enable you to earn side income every month. We list out 31 ways to earn extra money and you can pick whichever suits you the most. …

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Get into the Christmas spirit with W!LD RICE brand-new holiday musical, A $INGAPORE CAROL!

This November, get into the true "spirit" Christmas with a brand-new musical extravaganza, A $ingapore Carol. For the 16th edition of its must-see holiday pantomime, W!LD RICE puts a hilarious, heart-warming spin on a Charles Dickens classic. All about love, redemption and the true meaning of Christmas, A $ingapore Carol promises to be the perfect family entertainment of the season. "For over 175 …

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Agreement signed between ACCA and Alibaba Cloud at China International Import Expo

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group signed an exclusive agreement on Wednesday (7 November) to see a closer working relationship between the two organisations which focuses on course development, research and professional insights. ACCA is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, …

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LASALLE College of the Arts holds Singapore’s first contemporary Asian art histories conference

LASALLE College of the Arts will be hosting leading artists and academics in modern Asian art from 3 to 5 December 2018 at Singapore’s first major international conference on Southeast Asian Contemporary art histories. Art and Action: Contemporary Art and Discourse in Southeast Asia. Co-convened by Jeffrey Say, Programme Leader, MA Asian Art Histories, and adjunct lecturer Iola Lenzi, the …

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