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Aug
19
2013

Singapore National Day Rally 2013

Singapore National Day Rally 2013

SharePM Lee Hsien Loong’s speaking at the National Day Rally on 18 August 2013 at ITE Headquarters & College Central.

Feb
17
2013

Singapore’s Biggest Protest since 1965

Singapore's Biggest Protest since 1965

Share The rain didn’t deter thousands of Singaporeans to attend a protest rally against the government’s population white paper yesterday. This is what many would consider a rare sight in a tightly controlled city state like Singapore. An estimate of 3000 people attended the rally to voice their displeasure, making this the biggest public demonstration since Singapore gained independence in 1965 (excluding election rallies). Rally leaders, who used Facebook and other online platforms to organise [...]

Jan
21
2013

Singapore Baby Bonus Scheme Boost

Singapore Baby Bonus Scheme Boost

Share Singapore Baby Bonus will see an increase in cash bonuses to be dished out to parents of newborn babies. Paternity leave will also increase as part of the overage package to boost local population and reduce overall reliance on foreigners. Singapore baby Bonus will issue a cash gift of S$6000 to newborn babies born since August 2012. This marked an overall increase in 50% of the cash quantum. This applies to each of a [...]

Jan
8
2013

Singapore GCE O Level 2012 Results

Singapore GCE O Level 2012 Results

Share The Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (more commonly known as GCE O Levels) for 2012 will be released on thursday, 10 January 2013. Candidates may return to school to collect their results slip after 2PM. Private candidates will be notified of their results via post. They may also access their results through the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) website from 2.00 pm onwards. Candidates may apply to Junior Colleges (JCs), Millennia [...]

Aug
26
2012

Singapore National Day Rally 2012

Singapore National Day Rally 2012

Share SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in his National Day Rally speech in Mandarin on Sunday, said Singapore will need to seize opportunities and reinvent itself to progress in the next 20 years. Singapore’s situation is similar to other East Asian economies — like Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea — whose era of rapid growth is over. Singapore, like the others, is in search of new strategies and formulas. While many of the [...]

Jul
2
2012

Singapore family returns home safely after kidnapping incident in Johor

Singapore family returns home safely after kidnapping incident in Johor

Share Rita Zahara is now safely back home after the kidnapping incident this morning in Johor. 37 years of age, Rita Zahara along with her sister, 2 kids and maid returned home a little past midnight after a reunion at her sister’s house near Larkin, Johor. Rita stopped about 40m away at some fruit stalls to buy fruits. Two men armed with guns and knives then appeared and suddenly called her to open her car [...]

May
12
2012

Singapore Hougang Elections 2012

Singapore Hougang Elections 2012

Share Following the Expulsion of Worker’s Part Member Yaw Shin Leong for a controversial extra martial affair on 14/02/2012, this will be the 16th by-election since the first election and the first by-election after over 19 years. Nomination day will be on 16 May 2012. On 22 February 2012, the Speaker Michael Palmer declared the seat vacant, effective from the date of expulsion, as required by the Constitution. This by-election is the result of the [...]

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