Fall of UMNO lies with its cronies who support Najib despite 1MDB scandal

by Khan Osman Sulaiman A change of government happens all over the world. It is nothing unusual but what happened in Malaysia has a significant impact on its citizens and neighbours. For the first time post independence in Malaysia, United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) is not the government of the day. The fall of UMNO is not squarely on the shoulders …

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Netizens express views on the passing of CFC Dave Lee and SAF’s safety record

The death of a 19-year-old full-time National Serviceman, Lee Han Xuan Dave, who was posthumously promoted to Corporal First-Class (CFC), has garnered members of the public's attention. CFC Lee was a Guardsman from the 1st Battalion Singapore Guards prior to his passing away on Monday (30 April) at 5.32 pm at Changi General Hospital (CGH), where he was warded for …

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Netizens on LTA’s announcement to introduce right-turn sign at majority of 1,600 junctions

Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on last Thursday (26 April) that motorists will have to wait for a green arrow sign before making a right turn at a vast majority of Singapore’s 1,600 junctions The programme was announced following two recent fatal accidents in Clementi and Bukit Timah to eliminate the use of discretionary right turns, where in both cases a vehicle involved made a …

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Netizens slam SMRT’s flawed interpretation for increase in operation cost, saying that it will be used to justify fare hikes

Rail operator Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) had earlier reported a drastic 67.9 per cent plunge in after-tax profits after posting earnings of a mere S$26 million for 2017 and saw a S$55 million drop in after-tax profits from the previous year's S$81 million. In a group report, the company said that it had also recorded a decrease in total revenue …

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