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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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Adjournment motion on counting of Elected Presidency for Reserved Election, much needed for straight answers from PM without distraction
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Speaker of Parliament, Tan Chuan Jin announced on Monday evening that Ms Sylvia Lim’s adjournment motion which has been balloted out twice previously, will be allowed to take place at end of the Parliament Sitting on 3 October. Writing on his Facebook page, Mr Read More

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The 2017 Presidential Election – An unmitigated fiasco
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss Flushed with political capital from a trouncing 70% mandate captured at the September 2015 General Elections, the PAP Government kicked off its 13th Parliament in January 2016 by announcing plans to make changes to Singapore’s political system. Presumably to serve Singaporeans, Read More

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There will be no mandate or respect for the President if there is a walkover
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Lim Tean, lawyer and political activist Over the weekend , the Mainstream Media was suggesting that perhaps there is no need for a contest in the upcoming Presidential Election and that the reserved Election promotes multi-culturalism. What utter nonsense! This reserved Election Read More

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Workers’ Party MPs file defence in AHTC suit; Maintains MPs acted in good faith and in accordance with duties as Town Councillors
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

On 26 July, the independent panel which was appointed to Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) in consultation with Housing Development Board on Feb 2017, filed a lawsuit against several of the town councillor and a few other over alleged breach of fiduciary duties in failing to comply with Read More

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Source: Remember Singapore
Going cashless? Penalising non-adopters is not the solution
By Carlton Tan Published on by Carlton Tan 0

Singapore wants to become a Smart Nation—who could argue against that? But this is a vacuous label. What is a Smart Nation? Adopting the latest technology? Harnessing big data? Being at the forefront of the Internet of Things? Surely not. Technologies are means Read More

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Mdm Halimah Yacob finally announces her intention to stand as candidate for Presidential Election 2017
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Member of Parliament from the People’s Action Party, Mdm Halimah Yacob has just announced that she will contest in the upcoming Presidential Election as a candidate and will resign from her roles as Speaker of Parliament and Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC MP on Monday. Read More

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Mdm Halimah Yacob indicates clear intention to stand in upcoming Presidential Election
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Speaker of Parliament and People’s Action Party Member of Parliament, Mdm Halimah Yacob has indicated her intention in standing in the upcoming Presidential Elections in September this year. Speaking at a community event at her Marsiling ward on Sunday (16 July), Mdm Halimah Read More

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