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SPH CEO LG Ng can’t stop decline in newspapers ad page count
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

It was reported on Sunday (18 Mar) that the advertisement page count of Singapore Press Holdings’ (SPH) Straits Times had slipped 12.7% year-on-year for 2Q in its financial year of 2018 (FY18). SPH’s financial year ends on 31 Aug. According to a report Read More

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Human rights organisations condemn threat against fundamental freedoms in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

(Singapore/Bangkok, 19 March 2018) – Think Centre and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM – ASIA) express great concern over the proposed Bill No. 11/2018 on Public Order and Safety (Special Powers), as it puts restrictions on the people of Singapore Read More

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Passengers involved in Joo Koon MRT collision asked to sign non-disclosure contract before medical fees can be reimbursed
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on March 20th, 2018 at 06:54 amBelow is a letter written by one of the commuters involved in the collision at Joo Koon MRT station on 15 Nov 2017, which describes his experience of claiming reimbursement from SMRT Firstly, I am Read More

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EIU: Singapore retains title as world’s most expensive city for fifth consecutive year
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on March 20th, 2018 at 06:54 amThe Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) reports Singapore has retained its title as the world’s most expensive city for the fifth consecutive year in its annual Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. Seoul is the only other city Read More

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“PAP is no longer the great party it once was, but something that seeks to thrive on its past image”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on March 20th, 2018 at 06:54 amby Amiroh Binte Mukasan As someone who has supported People’s Action Party (PAP) for the past 3 decades, I cannot help but frown on the recent antics of the people who are supposedly our future political Read More

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Complaints galore against Singapore-registered New Zealand Fresh
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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Activist to be charged for various offences in court
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Police has informed through a press release that they will be charging Jolovan Wham, a well-known labour and human-rights activist in Court on Wednesday (29 November 2017) for organising public assemblies without a police permit under the Public Order Act, an offence of Read More

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If copyright is owned by Singapore govt, why is CNA being paid for usage of the videos?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

As many would be aware, The Online Citizen (TOC) has been actively pursuing the issue of the Parliamentary videos and advocating for the live streaming of the Parliamentary sessions. In seeking clarification from the Parliament since 2014, TOC has sent numerous emails to Read More

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Sayoni’s 2017 CEDAW Shadow Report on Singapore shows recommendations not heeded, obligations not fulfilled in ending discrimination against LBTQ women
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Despite its claims that it has advanced women’s causes in the country, Singapore has fallen short, especially in supporting lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LBTQ) individuals, says Singapore-based LBTQ women’s group Sayoni. Sayoni, a non-government organisation formed in 2006 that is committed to Read More

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Did Minister K Shanmugam deflect responsibility for PM Lee, DPM Teo and Minister Chan?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 6th, 2017 at 01:07 pmMs Sylvia Lim, Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC from Workers’ Party had filed an Adjournment Motion, “Counting From President Wee Kim Wee Or President Ong Teng Cheong For Reserved Presidential Election – Policy Decision Read More

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