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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“Your adventurous spirit, boldness to take on a difficult challenge, and strength to carry it through are an inspiration to us all.”

Workers’ Party Member of Parliament, Chen Shao Mao posted his views on the testimony given by Historian, Dr Thum Ping Tjin on his Instagram account, saying that he wondered how tired did Dr Thum feel and how he feels like reminding him of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s congratulation message to him for his swim across the English channel in …

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Select Committee Chairman, Charles Chong’s response spurs ridicule from netizens on how the Select Committee hearings were carried out

The Chairman of the Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods Charles Chong stated on Tuesday (3 April) that the committee will look into the allegations it has received on some of its public hearing sessions before issuing a response. MARUAH, a human rights organization, had issued a statement in response to the discussions held by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online …

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Sponsored post to advertise govt job portal met with criticism from citizens with their personal experience

The Singapore Government has created a job portal,“mycareersfuture.sg” for citizens who are looking for opportunities, saying that it is a newer, smarter way to find the next job opportunity. Workforce Singapore – WSB Facebook page shared the link to job portal via a sponsored post. But instead of getting comments from citizens that they are glad that the government is coming up …

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Chee Hong Tat berated on CNA’s Facebook page for harping on Ms Lim’s “allegation” on test balloons

On Saturday (10 March), Senior Minister of State Chee Hong Tat wrote in a letter addressed to all Singaporeans published on the People’s Action Party (PAP) website that the Workers’ Party (WP) could have used its “test balloons” allegation on the timing of the Goods-and-Services Tax (GST) “to great effect for political attacks”, if the Government had not challenged it in Parliament. He wrote, …

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Facebook post of Indranee Rajah flooded with comments asking her to move on

Yesterday (9 Mar), Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law Indranee Rajah made a renewed attack on her Facebook page against Ms Sylvia Lim with a post titled, ‘GST Hike: An Honourable Course of Conduct or not?‘. “Ms Lim admitted that her suspicion may not have been correct,” Indranee wrote. “Yet Ms Lim refused to withdraw her allegation or …

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