Kiara Xavier

Netizens feel SingPost needs to buck up their mail delivery services

On 2 January, The Straits Times (ST) published a complaint letter by Chua Chun Wei who stated his dissatisfaction over SingPost’s service standards. Personally, he encountered many “unhappy episodes” with SingPost’s service delivery standards, where there were multiple times where he was at home the whole day, only to find a delivery-failure notice at his door saying that the postman …

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Activist Jolovan Wham says TODAYonline’s comment about him failing to testify in court is misleading

Civil right activist Jolovan Wham said that the Facebook caption and headline that TODAYonline shared on their page on his conviction was misleading. Wham was found guilty yesterday (3 January) for illegally organising a public assembly without a police permit in 2016 and not signing a police statement. He organised an event called “Civil Disobedience and Social Movement” that featured …

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Chee Soon Juan: SDP to double their effort to bring a positive change in 2019

Secretary-general of Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chee Soon Juan posted on his Facebook page on 2 January that the party is renewing its commitment and redoubling its efforts to provide positive change for Singapore and its people. He said that the party will be taking things a notch higher before the upcoming general election by embarking on a series of …

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Neo Swee Lin and Lim Kay Siu sing a satirical Christmas song about CPF

Singapore's veteran actor-actress husband and wife, Lim Kay Siu and Neo Swee Lin, sang a satirical Christmas song mocking the Central Provident Fund (CPF) during a recent event and a video of it was posted on Ms Neo's Facebook page. In the video, the two are seen playing ukuleles while singing the lyrics to the song. They were both performing …

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Tay Kheng Soon feels the government is supressing people’s freedom to be critical and creative

On 2 January (Wednesday), Adjunct Professor at the Department of Architect at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Tay Kheng Soon posted on his Facebook Page, saying that the government is repressing one-third of the educated population’s freedom to be critical and creative. In his post, he said that at the nation’s stage of development, one-third of the educated population …

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Majority of netizens support the No Smoking Zone move in Orchard Road and urges ban of smoking altogether, with minority saying that it is ridiculous

The air in Orchard Road is now a lot cleaner as the No Smoking Zone has come into effect covering public areas, since yesterday. The National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a press release last Wednesday (28 November) that the Orchard Road precinct will be designated a No Smoking Zone from 1 Jan onwards. NEA added that smokers can only …

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