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Human interest stories about people in Singapore.

Amos Yee admits regret on provocative posts that landed him in jail twice
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Amos Yee said on Friday (30 Dec) he regretted inflammatory posts that landed him in jail twice in his home country, he said that the videos he made which insulted Singapore’s late prime minister and various religions were in bad taste. “I told Read More

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Organs of NTU student who died in Slovakia, donated to four Slovakian patients
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Body organs of the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) student who died in a accident in Slovakia last month have been donated to four patients in Slovakia, said in a statement issued by the NTU on Tuesday (6 Dec). In their visit to Slovakia to attend Read More

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Just another house visit by a MP
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Pritam Singh, a Parliament Member of The Workers Party (Aljunied GRC), was doing his usual house visit one evening a few days ago when he came to the house of Mr. Goh (his full name was not revealed). He knocked and the door Read More

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Singaporean businesswoman found dead at hotel in Hong Kong
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

A Singaporean businesswoman, Ms Linda Koh (36), who was respected and well-liked among the community, was found unconscious in her hotel room in Hong Kong on Saturday (12 Nov) and later declared dead in the Queen Mary hospital. Shin Min Daily News reported Read More

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The Twisted Perversion of Racial Diversity in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Donovan Choy, libertarianism.sg The term ‘social justice’ used to hold a precious meaning. In the 60’s, the mention of social justice brought to mind fearless men like Malcolm X and Martin Luther King championing civil rights for African Americans. In the early Read More

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Human rights activist M Ravi barred from practicing law for two more years
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Lawyer M Ravi who had been ordered to stop practising in February 2015 is prohibited from applying for a practicing certificate for the next 2 years, the Court of Appeal has decided. The Court said in its judgment released on 27 Oct, this was necessary to Read More

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Four daily habits that cost Singaporeans thousands of dollars
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Singaporeans are wasting thousands of dollars in 2016, simply by not watching these everyday habits. You’ve probably heard the fable of the merchant and the king, which goes something like this. In return for performing a task, a merchant asked the king Read More

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Trinity Ong: I can always save again. I just want to help the uncle.
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Three children handed $500 to Mr Neo Chwee Eng, the elderly yong tau foo seller –  whose stall at Block 493 Jurong West Street 41 was destroyed in the fire last Tuesday (11 October). Most  of the money come from the children’s savings. Trinity Ong (10), Read More

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Why shy Singaporeans are more likely to lose money
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Singaporeans with social anxiety are at greater risk of missing out on life’s valuable opportunities. Social anxiety is not just a cause of awkwardness and stress. At its peak, shyness makes it hard to approach others, and handle the resulting interaction. The good news Read More

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Why superficial Singaporeans waste more money
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Having a superficial mentality – or surrounding yourself with superficial Singaporeans – makes you more likely to make bad financial decisions. These days, we use the term ‘superficial’ rather loosely. While many Singaporeans think it has something to do with pretension, it Read More

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