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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

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ST vs Today: Only one tell you Poly full-time jobs is at 52.8%?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Poly grads not getting jobs as quickly: poll” (Straits Times, 13 Jan). It states that “According to the survey, 86.4 per cent of their graduates found permanent, freelance or part-time jobs last year within six months of graduation. This is Read More

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To what extent will the government consider removal of video and cuts as being “edited”?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

As all might be aware, Non-constituency Member of Parliament, Leon Perera was made to apologise for a statement he made about the Mediacorp editing videos from the Parliament sessions under the request of Leader of the House, Grace Fu. Instead of addressing the point Read More

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Laws made worse for Singaporeans after 1966 – Films Act 1981
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung My respect for Brigade General [NS] George Yeo, former Minister for Information and the Arts for his contributions to the Arts and being a liberal People’s Action Party (PAP) minister diminished when in trying to understand the reason for Read More

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Festive decoration of China Taiping glitters at Hong Kong International Airport
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

China Taiping Insurance Group, China’s oldest national insurance brand, has launched a first-ever spectacular advertising campaign at the Hong Kong International Airport, leveraging the joyous ambience of the peak travelling season to maximise effectiveness. Targeting the international and local travelers passing through the Read More

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Singaporeans needs to be pushed to take risks or opportunities
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Chris Kuan The Randstand Global Work Monitor which was partially reported in the Straits Times makes interesting reading about the work mentality of Singaporeans. 59% love to entrepreneur because it gives them more opportunities and yet only 32% would consider leaving their Read More

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Tripartite Standard on procurement of services from media freelancers launched to set out industry best practices
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Tripartite Standard on the Procurement of Services from Media Freelancers (TS Media Freelancers) was launched on Wednesday (29 November) by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI) and Ministry of Health (MOH), Mr Chee Hong Tat. This initiative is Read More

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151st media on the potential GST hike with no mention of budget surplus
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

What a wonderful surprise birthday present when I woke up this morning at 64! I refer to the full-page article “BT Explains: Singapore’s fiscal challenge“, the editorial “GST hike is a reasonable price to pay for a stronger fiscal footing” and the letter “Raising  Read More

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Reports of real wage increase that were based on opinion, not fact
By Gangasudhan Published on by Gangasudhan 0

by Gangasudhan This past week, reports have been splashed by the Straits Times and Channel NewsAsia lauding how real wage increase for 2018 will be 2.7%. One might be swayed into thinking that this is some official projection that might translate into an Read More

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SMRT Facebook page defends CEO Kuek over “fake” online report
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The SMRT facebook fanpage went to the defence of its Chief Executive Officer, Desmond Kuek with a seemingly emotional Facebook post last evening in denial over contents contained within an online post that has been circulating online. In the extract of the online report, Read More

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