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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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“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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