Current Affairs

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Trailer loaded with heavy vehicle, rams into Balestier Road pedestrian bridge
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

A low-bed trailer loaded with a heavy construction vehicle rammed into a pedestrian bridge along Balestier Road on Friday evening at around 9pm. From photos taken by pedestrians near the area, one can see that the bridge has been heavily damaged from the Read More

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Mdm Halimah Yacob indicates clear intention to stand in upcoming Presidential Election
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Speaker of Parliament and People’s Action Party Member of Parliament, Mdm Halimah Yacob has indicated her intention in standing in the upcoming Presidential Elections in September this year. Speaking at a community event at her Marsiling ward on Sunday (16 July), Mdm Halimah Read More

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The Dastardly Fall of M Ravi: His Unforgiveable Behaviour in Prabagaran’s Case
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on July 17th, 2017 at 02:55 pmTOC Editorial M Ravi was once famed for his brilliant oratorical skills and taking on cases that many shy away from. These days, he is more commonly known for his buffoonish behaviour and baseless tirades Read More

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LTA conducting investigation for collapsed viaduct structure at Changi
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is conducting investigation into the collapsed section of the viaduct structure between two piers collapsed at the worksite where the new road viaduct from TPE (Changi) to PIE (Westbound) is being constructed. The incident that took place at Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock to file appeal against judgement of constitutional challenge on reserved election
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Dr Tan Cheng Bock is filing an appeal against the decision by the High Court to dismiss his constitutional challenge to determine whether the legislation that specified President Wee Kim Wee’s term of office as the first term to be counted was unconstitutional. Read More

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Singapore’s ambassador to the United States says no “national crisis” in response to article by New York Times
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Mr Ashok Kumar Mipuri, Singapore’s ambassador to the United States has issued a rebuttal to an article that was published by the New York Times about the Lee family saga on 4 July 2017, stating that “there is no national crisis in Singapore.” The Read More

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s constitutional challenge on counting of Reserved Presidential Election, dismissed by High Court
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on July 9th, 2017 at 10:26 amThe High Court has dismissed Dr Tan Cheng Bock’s constitutional challenge to determine whether the legislation that specified President Wee Kim Wee’s term of office as the first term to be counted was unconstitutional on Friday. Read More

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SMRT announces delay along East-West line along Jurong East and Joo Koon, CCL and NSL also experience delay but unannounced
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) posted on Wednesday (5 July) at 7.02 pm on its Twitter page that its East-West Line from Jurong East to Joo Koon towards Joo Koon was experiencing delay and commuters were asked to add 15 minutes additional travelling Read More

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Bilahari Kausikan: Disappointed that Kishore should advocate subordination as a norm of Singapore foreign policy
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Bilahari Kausikan, an Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has written a Facebook post in response to Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School Kishore Mahbubani’s ST article, “Qatar: Big lessons from a small country”. In his post, Bilahari criticised Kishore for his view Read More

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K Shanmugam: Kishore Mahbubani’s article on lessons from Qatar, intellectually questionable
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

The Minister of Law and Home Affairs, K Shanmugam has written a Facebook post on Sunday to applaud the writings of Bilahari Kausikan, an Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which criticised an article, “Qatar: Big lessons from a small country” by Dean of Read More

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