Author Archives: Terry Xu

About Terry Xu

Terry Xu is the Chief Editor of The Online Citizen. He's an engineer by training, a photographer by interest and a reporter by passion.
Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin appointed as deputy chairman for Mandai Park Holdings
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) has just announced that Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin has been appointed as its deputy chairman. In its press release that was just released to the media on Friday (8 Dec), the appointment had already taken in effect on Read More

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If copyright is owned by Singapore govt, why is CNA being paid for usage of the videos?
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As many would be aware, The Online Citizen (TOC) has been actively pursuing the issue of the Parliamentary videos and advocating for the live streaming of the Parliamentary sessions. In seeking clarification from the Parliament since 2014, TOC has sent numerous emails to Read More

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MOH’s adverseness against alternative tobacco products is “religious” in nature against scientific fact and logic
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act which have been approved by Parliament on Tuesday will see an introduction of a ban for people from buying, using and owning imitation tobacco products, such as e-cigarettes, e-cigars and e-pipes, which Read More

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Chee Hong Tat’s wild allegations against Leon Perera on claims of partisan edits by MediaCorp
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

It seems that the Members of Parliament from People’s Action Party, especially the Ministers have a particular habit of attacking individuals who ask valid questions by throwing baseless allegations and insinuations upon them. Back in Nov and Feb this year, DPM Teo Chee Read More

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Desmond Kuek’s resignation will not solve SMRT’s maintenance problem and its deep-rooted cultural issues
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

There seems to be an outcry by both the public and media for Desmond Kuek, the Chief Executive Officer of SMRT to resign for the constant breakdowns and lapses by the transport company that runs the East-West Line, North-South Line and Circle Line. True Read More

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Commission inquiry MUST be held to ascertain reason of flooding in SMRT train tunnel
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Yesterday late afternoon, transport operator SMRT announced that the train service between Bishan and Toa Payoh stations along North-South Line was interrupted due to a track fault. [NSL] Due to a track fault, there is no train svc from #Bishan to #ToaPayoh towards Read More

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President Halimah purportedly to move into private estate along Bournemouth Road
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A photo circulating on social media showing a guard post being hoisted by the side of a road claims that it is meant for the new residence of President Halimah Yacob, who was elected as the new President in a walkover Reserved Presidential Read More

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Brothels in HDBs, a result of overzealous clamp down of vice-activities in designated red-light district
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In a Straits Times report dated 2 October (Monday), it is said that many residents have made complaints that Housing Board flat in Jurong West Street 61 has been operated as a brothel. Though there had been a number of raids in the Read More

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Anger towards Reserved Presidential Election will not necessarily translate to dip in PAP votes
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Two questions sent to me for my comments in response to the ongoing ground sentiments towards the Reserved Presidential Election, “To what extent has the experience of the reserved presidency negatively altered perceptions of the PAP and could it put a dent in Read More

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Did Minister K Shanmugam deflect responsibility for PM Lee, DPM Teo and Minister Chan?
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Last updated on October 6th, 2017 at 01:07 pmMs Sylvia Lim, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC from Workers’ Party had filed an Adjournment Motion, “Counting From President Wee Kim Wee Or President Ong Teng Cheong For Reserved Presidential Election – Policy Decision Read More

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