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Netizens lambast transport minister for saying ‘When a system is very unreliable, that is the time to pump in more resources’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament on last Friday (18 May) that when a transport system is very unreliable, that is the time to pump in more resources into the system and the operating company cannot be punished by reducing fares. Read More

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Citizens’ reactions to PM Lee’s speech, ‘More than one qualified candidate for next prime minister’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

“More than one qualified candidate to succeed me; and I certainly expects a clear front-runner to emerge before Singapore’s next general election,” Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in the Parliament on Wednesday (16 May). PM Lee said, “We are fortunate that this Read More

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Citizens disagree with Dr Malikis’s idea that Singaporean youth are encapsulated by YOLO attitude
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore’s fourth generation leadership will work in concert with young Singaporeans, and must fire up and mobillise their spirit and energy. This was said by President Halimah Yacob in her speech last week In response to this, Senior Minister of State for Defence Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 18 May 2018
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on May 20th, 2018 at 12:06 amThe Singapore Parliament will sit at 11:00am on Friday, 18 May 2018 for the 77th session of the 13th Parliament. *13 oral questions and 14 written question had been scheduled to be asked. At the Read More

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Charles Chong: Dr Thum must have expected to be questioned over allegations against late LKY
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Mr Charles Chong, Chairman of the Select Committee on Deliberate Falsehoods has issued a response to the open letter signed by 265 academics that voiced their deep concern at the Select Committee’s treatment of one of their colleagues, Dr Pingtjin Thum, and the Read More

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Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods amends summary after complaints filed by witnesses
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods had earlier announced on Monday (5 April) that it has amended the summaries of evidence published on the Parliament website after receiving requests from five witnesses. In its statement, the Committee stated that the summaries were produced as working notes for reference Read More

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Freelance journalist voices out against inaccurate and misrepresenting summary by Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Freelance journalist, Kirsten Han voice out against the inaccurate and misrepresenting summary by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods of her oral evidence provided on 27 March. Ms Han wrote on her Facebook, “It’s come to my attention that the summary of Read More

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Parliament announces that it is prorogued with effect from 3 April and commence on 7 May
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Parliament has announced that it is prorogued with effect from 3 April 2018, noting that the second Session of the 13th Parliament will commence with the President’s Address on 7 May 2018 at 8.30 pm. This break marks the mid-point of the Government’s Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 21 March 2018
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 for the 71st session of the 13th Parliament. *2 oral questions and 1 written question had been scheduled to be asked. 2 Government Bills will be read for the 2nd Read More

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Parliamentary questions for 20 March 2018
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, 20 March 2018 for the 70th session of the 13th Parliament. *7 oral questions and 3 written questions had been scheduled to be asked. At the commencement of Public Business, 1 Government Bill Read More

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