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The Cruelty of Fate: The Case of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

By Guo Rendi The case of Nagaenthran a/l K Dharmalingam v Public Prosecutor is, in many ways, extraordinary among all convicted drug couriers in Singapore. Nagaenthran has been on quite a long path challenging his current fate of being a death-row inmate and Read More

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Walkover 2017: Protest the Process, Not the Person 
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Several to-be-participants of the sit-in protest at Hong Lim Park have issued a statement on their views on the process of the elected presidency and also their concerns over the comments made over Mdm Halimah Yacob’s appointment as the Elected President being the Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock to turn up at Hong Lim Park for silent sit-in protest, in solidarity with Singaporeans
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Dr Tan Cheng Bock, or commonly known as the person blocked by the recent amended Elected Presidency, has announced that he will be turning up at the Silent Sit-In protest held at Hong Lim Park today from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, to show solidarity with Singaporeans Read More

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SDP files lawsuit to contest the need to call for by-election in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the High Court to address the issue of whether the government has to call for a by-election after Mdm Halimah Yacob resigned from her position as Member of Parliament in Read More

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Farid Khan: Done what he can for his community and for Singapore, will continue to serve Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Businessman, Farid Khan who had expressed his intention to stand in the Presidential Election 2017 and was disqualified by the Presidential Election Committee for not meeting the criteria of $500 million shareholders equity, has just issued a letter to congratulate Mdm Halimah Yacob Read More

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Mdm Halimah Yacob declared as first female President of Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Mdm Halimah Yacob has been declared by the returning officer at the nomination centre as the President Elect after no other candidate is present to submit the nomination forms. A crowd of around 800 individuals (including the press) gathered at the nomination awaiting the Read More

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Salleh Marican on LGBTs, Islamaphobia and convening a CPIB investigation on PM Lee
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

Mr Salleh Marican, 68, has been interviewed many times since he first declared his intention to run in the upcoming Presidential Elections that will be held, if more than two candidates qualify on Nomination Day (13 September 2017), on 23 September 2017 but Read More

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Public Service Division on GrabHitch: Civil servants need to declare additional trade or work that draws income to ensure that there is no conflict of interest
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In a statement to the Straits Times, the Public Service Division (PSD) has said that civil servants need to declare additional trade or work that draws income to ensure that there is no conflict of interest and noted that civil servants can apply Read More

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Writ of Election issued for Reserved Presidential Election 2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has issued the Writ of Election for the Presidential Election on Monday afternoon. The date of nomination day for candidates in the election is set on 13 September. The nomination will be held at the auditorium of the People’s Read More

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Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new step forward in the company’s ambition Read More

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