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PAP Aljunied grassroot advisor apologised for covering Workers’ Party’s event banner with his banner
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Victor Lye Thiam Fatt, People’s Action Party (PAP) Candidate candidate for the Aljunied GRC in the General Election 2015 and grassroots leader for Aljunied GRC, has acknowledged that his volunteers put up a banner to cover up another banner from the Workers’ Party and apologised Read More

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The Government can also have a human touch
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

When I read news stories such as this, I am filled with pride. It reminds me that we live in a society that is by and large kind and generous. It is also heartening that individuals are stepping up to create and facilitate Read More

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Inquiry into NSF Dave Lee’s death too narrow
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

I am heartened that the Singapore Armed Forces has convened an inquiry into the avoidable death of NSF Dave Lee and that the inquiry has flagged two key areas for improvement. However, until the full extent of the report has been released to Read More

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Arts Community open call & town hall for new Arts NMP
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

On 3 June 2018, it was announced that members of the public may submit names from then till 4 July 2018 for the position of Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) in Singapore. The current Arts NMP Kok Heng Leun will be stepping down Read More

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The police are not just enforcers but public servants too
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) seem to be on a public relations drive to present a heroic image. From the recent recruitment drive posters to the awards it is handing out to heroic policemen are but a few examples of this. While I Read More

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Being punitive permeates every aspect of Singapore’s public services
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

From the way a disabled senior citizen was callously denied aid from the government to how ex offenders are treated upon release after serving their time make one thing very clear. Every aspect of our government ranging from aid to rehabilitation is very punitive Read More

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Elderly street hawker allegedly asked by authorities to pack stall and leave even though rent was paid
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Street hawkers who have set up stalls at Chinatown were allegedly told to pack up and leave by a few men claiming to be from the authorities, despite having paid rent to the local community centre. An elderly street hawker was filmed by Read More

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Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation donates S$2 Million to support restoration of the Great Wall
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation has pledged RMB 10 million (S$2 million) to the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation to support restoration of the Great Wall. Mr Daryl Ng, Director of the Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation and Deputy Chairman of Sino Read More

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Peace gathering at Hong Lim Park amidst high-profile Trump-Kim summit
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung After their lunch on Sentosa Island today, 12 June 2018, it is believed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will quietly leave the island while the American President Donald Trump will trumpet to the world what he got Read More

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Extrajudicial killings need speedy independent investigations, says Malaysian NGO
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A Malaysian Non-Government Organisation is calling for speedy independent investigations by the new Pakatan Harapan government as six individuals have been reportedly shot to death by police After Pakatan Harapan became Government. In a statement issued on Monday morning, MADPET(Malaysians Against Death Penalty Read More

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