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Acclaimed local directors to mentor young filmmakers in the second season of 20/20: The Temasek Short Film Project

Singapore investment company, Temasek, announced yesterday that they are having an open call for young, amateur filmmakers to participate and learn from the industry’s best. They said that ’20/20: The Temasek Short Film Project’ will return for a second season. This season, the 20 filmmaker groups will be mentored by 10 of Singapore’s most acclaimed directors – Eric Khoo, Royston Tan, …

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Second Zika cluster found at Flower Road and Hendry Close

A second cluster of the Zika virus has been confirmed at Flower Road and Hendry Close, which is close to the ongoing Simon Place cluster that was confirmed on 28 March 2017. The two new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection are both from residents living in the same vicinity. The National Environmental Agency (NEA) wrote in its statement …

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Singapore businesses at high risk of data breaches as one in three Singaporeans use unapproved devices for work

It is tough enough to keep a sprawling IT network safe from external threats, but it is increasingly difficult to protect it from within as well, according to VMware, Inc., a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. The new “VMware Digital Workspace Study” revealed that more than one in three Singaporeans (38 percent) are using unapproved personal devices for …

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Imam gathers leaders and members of interfaith community to share his remorse over insensitive comments about Christians and Jews

Leaders and members of the interfaith community gathered today at the Harmony in Diversity Gallery (HDG) upon the request of the Imam of Jamae Chulia Mosque who shared his remorse for his act of indiscretion earlier this year. In January and February 2017, the Imam had made supplications at Friday prayers where he recited an old Arabic text which originated …

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W!LD RICE showcases the perils of Democracy with its play, “Public Enemy”

  By Yasmeen Banu W!LD RICE has kick-started its year-long imagiNATION season with its first show- Public Enemy, at the newly furbished Victoria Theatre. The new production takes inspiration from Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 classic, which deals with an individual’s fight for truth and the repercussions of going head-to-head with an equally strong individual’s desire to maintain the status quo. The …

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Clearing the Haze: Solutions at hand

“Clearing the Haze” is a feature series by The Online Citizen that brings you into the core of the trans-boundary haze issue. Our reporting team joined volunteers from local haze monitoring group, PM. Haze, on one of their field trips into the heart of Indonesia earlier this year to find out more about the haze situation, what causes the fires, …

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Clearing the Haze: Who owns the land being burnt?

“Clearing the Haze” is a feature series by The Online Citizen that brings you into the core of the trans-boundary haze issue. Our reporting team joined volunteers from local haze monitoring group, PM. Haze, on one of their field trips into the heart of Indonesia earlier this year to find out more about the haze situation, what causes the fires, …

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Clearing the Haze: Who is burning the land?

“Clearing the Haze” is a feature series by The Online Citizen that brings you into the core of the trans-boundary haze issue. Our reporting team joined volunteers from local haze monitoring group, PM. Haze, on one of their field trips into the heart of Indonesia earlier this year to find out more about the haze situation, what causes the fires, …

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Clearing the Haze: From the peatlands where it begins

“Clearing the Haze” is a feature series by The Online Citizen that brings you into the core of the trans-boundary haze issue. Our reporting team joined volunteers from local haze monitoring group, PM. Haze, on one of their field trips into the heart of Indonesia earlier this year to find out more about the haze situation, what causes the fires, and what can be …

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