TOC Investigation

45 members expelled by Co-op over for holding no-confidence EOGM, Registar from MCCY aware of circumstances but sides with “illegal” management committee.

45 members were expelled in June this year after an “Emergency General Meeting” EOGM called by 68 members was held on May 18 to remove the Board of Directors of the TRC Multi-Purpose CooperativeSociety Ltd (“Co-op). Only the 45 who voted were expelled but the remaining few who left the meeting earlier were not affected. This included the Chairman Mr Kalaichelvan, …

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Incorrect installation of prefabricated wall in Tampines BTO project rectified

A widely circulated WhatsApp image showing the incorrect installation of a prefabricated wall at a construction site in Tampines came to the attention of The Online Citizen on 23 June. A prefabricated wall is a structure that was assembled in a factory or any other manufacturing site, and is then transported to the construction site in a fully assembled form, …

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Athletics dives deeper into the dump

Technical Director uses vulgarities on Singapore athletes. He also has a relationship with a female athlete, which many view as unethical. Singapore’s national track and field Technical Director Volker Hermann may have signed his exit out of Singapore if an email of his antics at the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur in August last year is anything to go …

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Complaints galore against Singapore-registered New Zealand Fresh

A company which states on its website that it is “specialising in the supply of fresh and pure premium meats from New Zealand” is allegedly pulling a fast one on members of the public. In complaints received by The Online Citizen (TOC), it has emerged that New Zealand Fresh, a company which states that it is in the business of …

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Sungei Road Market Chairman gets a midnight visit by police to investigate threatening letter sent DPM Tharman

Mr Koh Eng Khoon, chairman of the Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods who has been widely known in Singapore over the past few months of campaigning for the survival of the Sungei Road Second-hand Market, is being investigated by the police under the suspicion that he sent a threatening letter to Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam. Midnight visit …

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Certis Cisco launches recruitment drive for auxilary officers in Taiwan

Local security company, Certis CISCO Security Pte Ltd is seeking to employ potential auxiliary officers from Taiwan as an effort to booster the numbers of officers to support the understaffed Singapore Police Force. According to the advertisement that was published on various recruitment websites, the recruitment drive is seeking to hire 30-50 potential auxiliary officers. It has also been reported by Taiwanese media …

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