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Facing the prospect of paying more to contribute to building of T5, raise eyebrows with public
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Travellers flying out of Changi Airport and airlines operating in the area may be asked for extra fees and charges from as early as next year to help pay for the future Terminal 5 (T5), which is slated for completion around 2030. The Changi Read More

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Unease of public on having Taiwanese APOs to guard security locations in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam stated in a Parliament written answer that the government will allow Auxiliary Police Forces (APFs) to recruit Taiwanese Auxiliary Police Officers (APOs) and be deployed at land checkpoints along with Singaporean APOs. He was responding to questions filed by MP Read More

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Staying clean not a simple matter in some countries, say ST forum writer
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A ST forum writer, Francis Cheng wrote on the Straits Times forum dated 30 December 2017, saying that the Government should not penalise Singapore companies that play by industry rules in countries where corruption is rampant and no clean company can survive. He Read More

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ST reader raise queries on preferential treatment for BlueSG, a private business entity
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times forum dated 3 January (Wednesday), ST reader, Mr Lim Yew Beng wrote several questions regarding BlueSG cars which he deems to have received such special treatment. Mr Lim noted that while the initiatives by various business entities here to push Read More

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Netizens question double standard on President Halimah’s convoy which parked along double yellow lines
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) in a response to a forum letter posted by Lianhe Zaobao on 28 December, states that it is an offence to park on double yellow line. Public dicussion was raging in regards to the lack of summons issued for Read More

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Singapore readers state that they refuse to pay for propaganda masqueraded as news
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Today Online report, “Getting Singaporeans to pay for news” dated 29 December, it was said that the recent upheavals in the news industry in Singapore have sparked a conversation on the future of news organisations, and noted that financial support from readers can Read More

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Outcry against coroner’s comments asking for residents to be precise in reporting lift faults
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report, “Coroner urges residents to be precise and prompt when reporting lift faults following Pasir Ris tragedy”, dated 29 December, it was said that Coroner Marvin Bay had urged residents to be “precise, prompt and thorough” in reporting lift faults Read More

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CNA’s piece on hawker food fails to see the bigger picture, comments netizens
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a commentary article written by Channel NewAsia’s Bharati Jagdish dated 26 December, she said that those of us who can afford it shouldn’t complain when they raise their prices due to rising costs especially when so many of us recognise the skill and Read More

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Toll evasion of about $12 million a year: Ministries not working together?
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Straits Times report dated 20 November (Monday), it is reported that a new system to be implemented at the Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints by next year will help the authorities detect and nab motorists who do not pay their tolls and Read More

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K Shanmugam’s statement for Minister Khaw gets slammed by citizens for not reflecting reality
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Channel News Asia report dated 16 November (Thursday), Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam was quoted saying that he was “confident” that Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan will be able to “sort things out” following Wednesday’s (Nov 15) train collision at Joo Read More

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