International

US Senator Jeff Flake raises reference to Singapore in his speech against Trump’s attacks on media
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Below is an extract of the speech made by United States Senator Jeff Flake at the US senate, on the media attacks by US President Donald Trump. In his speech, he notes how Trump’s “fake news” comments have “inspired dictators and authoritarians” and Read More

More...
Posted in International, Media | Leave a comment
SDP to former Minister and Keppel’s Board Chair Lee Boon Yang: Resign
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

The SDP has released a statement expressing disbelief and skepticism that the board of directors of Keppel did not know about the bribes that were paid in Brazil. “If this is the case, then the entire board should resign for dereliction of duty because overseeing Read More

More...
Posted in Criminal Justice, Current Affairs, International, Legal, Parliament, Politics | Leave a comment
Rostec and Singapore’s ITE to open Innovative Staff Training Center in Moscow
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Rostec, the Government of Moscow, the Russia-Singapore Business Council and Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education (ITE) have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the sphere of professional training. The document provides for establishing the Innovative Staff Training and Certification Center in Moscow in which the Read More

More...
Posted in Education, International | Leave a comment
World organisations: Myanmar must prioritize protection of civilians in Rakhine state, address the roots of the conflict
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A statement signed by over 108 civil society organisations, people’s organisations and individuals addressed to Myanmar and ASEAN calls for Myanmar to cease violence against and abuses of unarmed civilians in Rakhine State and the other conflict areas such as northern Shan and Kachin States and ASEAN Read More

More...
Posted in Civil Society, International | Leave a comment
HK Activist Joshua Wong expresses solidarity with Jolovan Wham
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Joshua Wong, more commonly known as the face of the Umbrella Movement protests in Hong Kong, has expressed his support for local activist Jolovan Wham on Twitter. The Umbrella Movement was a series of protests in 2014 calling for democracy in Hong Kong Read More

More...
Posted in Civil Society, Community, Court Cases, Criminal Justice, Current Affairs, International, People, Social Justice | Leave a comment
MSF calls on Papua New Guinea authorities to grant its team access to the asylum seekers and refugees in Manus Island Transit Centres
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders calls on Papua New Guinea (PNG) authorities to give its team access to the asylum seekers and refugees at their two current locations (Hillside Haus and West Lorengau Transit Centres), to assess their conditions and provide Read More

More...
Posted in Civil Society, International | Leave a comment
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

More...
Posted in International | Leave a comment
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

More...
Posted in International | Leave a comment
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

More...
Posted in International | Leave a comment
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

More...
Posted in International | Leave a comment

 

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Recent Comments