Correspondent

ST Forumer praises Halimah for suggesting to hold cohesiveness conference more often

ST Forumer, Tara Hasnain, praised President Halimah in a forum letter today (9 Jul) for suggesting to hold the cohesiveness conference more often. Halimah mentioned this at a recently held international conference on cohesive societies. “What a positive initiative!” said Ms Hasnain. “Singapore, with its strong cohesion in the political, social, cultural and many other spheres, is certainly a good …

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Workers dorm under MES Group linked to grassroots charged 2nd time in 3 years

It was reported in the mainstream media today (5 Jul) that a subsidiary of the MES Group of Companies, Labourtel Management Corporation, and its director Parvis Ahamed Mohamed Ghouse, were charged under the Foreign Employee Dormitories Act. The company was charged with 10 counts of offences under the Act while Parvis was charged with 6. The MES’ company is accused …

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MOE sponsored PRC student who turns into an intellectual property thief

It was earlier reported that a 60-year-old Singaporean elderly man, Lim Koh Leong, was not allowed by the CPF Board to fund his daughter’s education despite having more than enough money in his account. He revealed that he currently has more than $70,000 in his CPF account and he only needs $15,000 for his daughter’s school fees. Unfortunately, his request …

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CPF Board video-records exchanges between public members and their staff

It was earlier reported that a 60-year-old elderly man Lim Koh Leong wrote on his Facebook page last Wed (26 Jun), complaining that despite having more than enough money in his CPF account to cover his daughter’s education fees, he was not allowed to use any of it for his daughter’s education (‘Man apologises to CPF Board and decides to …

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