People

Human interest stories about people in Singapore.

Singapore’s workforce ranks the unhappiest amongst her Asian counterparts
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Where job happiness indices are concerned, Singapore ranks last when compared with her six neighbours, a survey by JobStreet.com has found. The Philippines comes in first place, with Indonesia in second and Thailand in third. Hong Kong, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore take the Read More

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S R Nathan’s love for the theatre and the support that he gave
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Ivan Heng I shall always remember Mr S R Nathan with great fondness and admiration. We worked with him under the auspices of The President’s Challenge to raise awareness and funds for the less fortunate, and he graced the Rice Ball on Read More

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Car slams into Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine – two Singaporeans injured
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

A car slammed into the fence of the Erawan Shrine on Friday night (July 22), injuring seven people in the compound of the popular attraction. The Toyota sedan apparently lost control, hit the fence and came to a stop inside the shrine compound at Read More

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Uber mum, the only Caucasian drivers in Uber Singapore
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Consumer Market Research Agency Angelfish describes the ‘uber-mum’ as a modern, forward-looking mother who aims to maintain a healthy and steady balance in her life, spend quality time with the family at home, whilst earning a few pennies and saving money where she can, Read More

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A Tribute to Said Zahari; Memorial ceremony on 4 June 2016
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung IT MUST HAVE been in the early 1970s that I first heard of the name “Said Zahari”. A friend had brought several copies of a little poetry book called Poems from Prison to a gathering. I bought a copy Read More

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Teo Soh Lung: Can I expect a fair-minded and independent investigation?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is the post made by Teo Soh Lung on her personal Facebook account about the experience she went through under the police investigation. She along with Roy Ngerng Yi Ling has been said to allegedly violated the Parliamentary Election Act by posting Read More

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Cartoonist Leslie Chew: Arrested because of a cartoon the government didn’t like
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

“In March 2013, someone filed a police report over one of my cartoons and just because of that, the police had me arrested under sedition, raided my house, seized all PCs in my parent’s home including my dad’s, seized my phone and all Read More

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Roy Ngerng shares his thoughts after 8 hour ordeal with the police
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Roy Ngerng, a well-known political blogger who made news with his CPF articles and defamation suit with the Prime Minister of Singapore, was one of the two individuals who were called to assist the police in investigation of alleged violation of the Cooling Read More

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Timeline of Amos Yee’s latest arrest by the Singapore Police Force over Section 298 of penal code
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

A timeline of Amos Yee’s latest sedition case that led to him being investigated by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and his experience with the police arrest. In response to earlier media queries, the police said that Amos had been arrested for offences Read More

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Obituary – Pak Said Zahari, the quintessential nationalist
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

In Memory of PAK SAID ZAHARI (1928 – 2016) We fondly remember Pak Said Zahari who passed away on 12 April 2016. He never failed to greet us with his hearty laughter and warm smiles whenever we met him. Despite his illness, he Read More

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