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Finland scheme sees indirect positive effect on people’s mental health
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Though a trial program, some Finland citizens receive a basic monthly income 560 euros (£473) every month for two years. According to the Independent UK,  an official leading the trial has said that as part of a radical Finnish pilot scheme have seen a reduction Read More

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World MPs Condemn the Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya Minority in Myanmar
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The global parliamentary community has condemned today the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in the Northern Rakhine state of Myanmar. MPs have called upon the Government of Myanmar to end immediately the violence and forced displacement of the Rohingya and the blatant violations of their Read More

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MFA issues statement to strongly condemn nuclear test conducted by North Korea
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Joining countries around the world in denouncing the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 3 September 2017, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) issued a statement on Sunday evening to strongly condemn DPRK’s highly provocative act. On Sunday, Read More

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2 million pilgrims arrive in Makkah to perform Hajj
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

With the annual Hajj pilgrimage having officially started, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the arrival of 2 million pilgrims to the Holy City of Makkah. Saudi Arabia shoulders the responsibility of organising and conducting the pilgrimage, under the supervision of the Custodian of the Read More

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Why the loser is the real winner
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Tan Wah Piow The outcome of the 8 June 2017 General Election in the UK is written all over the faces of Theresa May, and her rival Jeremy Corbyn. Many abroad expressed surprise, and fail to understand why the winner Theresa May Read More

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22 killed and 59 injured at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Video posted on You Tube by Eric Shaun Lynch Manchester, ENGALAND – An explosion made by a suicide bomber on Monday (22 May) night has killed at least 22 people including children and injured 59 at a packed concert hall, Manchester Arena in Read More

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Singapore Police Force states fleeing ‘Red Bull heir’ is not in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

BANGKOK – Thai police said that they were trying to locate Vorayuth YoovidhyaThai (32), known as ‘Red Bull heir,’ who reportedly has fled to Singapore on his private jet on 25 April. On Wednesday (3 May) Thai police said that authorities issued an Read More

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Singapore Navy’s port call in Qingdao reaffirms defence ties with China
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate, RSS Intrepid, is making a port call in Qingdao, China from 23 to 26 April 2017. In the afternoon yesterday, RSS Intrepid hosted Chinese public on board the frigate in celebration of the PLA(N)’s 68th Read More

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MFA: Singapore condemns twin terror attacks in Egypt which claimed at least 43 lives
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in its statement towards twin terror attacks on the Mar Girgis Church in Tanta and the St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria during Egypt’s Palm Sunday festivities on 9 April 2017, stressed that Singapore strongly condemns the acts which had resulted Read More

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Singapore condemns heinous terror attack at St Petersburg Metro which killed 11 and injured 45 people
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has issued a statement that Singapore strongly condemns the heinous terror attack at the St Petersburg Metro on 3 April 2017 that resulted in numerous deaths and injuries of innocent civilians.  We convey our deepest condolences to the Read More

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