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SingapoRediscover Vouchers. Boredom Buster or Funny Money?

$365 million. That is money better spent on food for people who are living paycheck to paycheck, or not even a paycheck at all ! Or slightly larger dorms for low wage migrant workers which won't flare up re-infection of the coronavirus. Between you and me, I would've preferred the $100 in the form of a national rebate to apologize to Singaporean adults for facing possibly the most stupid period in modern history.

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Netizen Wants Answers From CGH Over Events Leading To His Mother's Passing

Netizen Wants Answers From CGH Over Events Leading To His Mother's Passing

A netizen shared a shocking story about his mother's hospitalisation experience at Changi General Hospital (CGH). His account of the events leading to his mother's eventual passing surfaced questions about the state of care and professionalism of CGH.

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Human Rights Lawyer Files Judicial Review Application to Stay Execution of Drug Trafficker

From April 2011, Suhail gradually increased his intake of heroin until he was taking roughly 12g to 18g of normal grade heroin a day around the time of his arrest on 3 August 2011. He described the normal grade heroin as “coklat gelap” or dark chocolate. He clarified that he did not reach this rate of consumption, which would cost an estimated $5,000 a month, overnight. In August 2011, his dependency level had got to the point where he was injecting himself every two or three hours just to delay the onset of withdrawal symptoms. When he had to work, he would smoke the heroin.

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Singaporeans Potentially Losing Job Opportunities To FTs Due To Lack Of "Professional" Certifications

Singaporeans Potentially Losing Job Opportunities To FTs Due To Lack Of "Professional" Certifications

A netizen shared a personal story where his friend was not shortlisted for a PMET "middle management" job. The netizen had introduced his friend to apply for his company's job opening, but was surprised to learn why he did not make the cut. When the netizen went to look up the LinkedIn profile of the new hire, the person turned out to be a foreigner who had the PMP® (Project Management Professional) Certification. Could Singaporeans be losing out job opportunities to FTs because we lack the relevant "professional" certifications?

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Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani's Case

Dr Tan Cheng Bock Calls For Independent Review Of Parti Liyani's Case

Even though the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) have promised to be accountable by holding a review, Dr Tan Cheng Bock wonders if the reviews are "independent enough to be 100% objective." Dr Tan Cheng Bock counter-proposes that the government should create an independent review board to look into this case. The benefits of having an independent body will be its ability to uncover any "underlying systematic faults" instead of chasing after short-sighted targets like hunting for individual human errors and finding scapegoats.

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Saga of Liew Mun Leong Highlights The Necessity Of An Independent Ombudsman

What we need now is an office of the Ombudsman ! For those less politically adept, an ombudsman refers to an official appointed to investigate individuals' complaints against a company or organization, especially a public authority. This position is to monitor government officials and other people of interest to the state when a complaint from regular citizens is lodged. This is placed to ensure that no one, regardless of power is beyond the rule of law.

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Why Is The PAP 4G Leadership Silent Over The Case Involving Liew Mun Leong?

Mr Heng and the 4G leaders - including Ong Ye Kung (who oversees Changi Airport) and Josephine Teo (who is charge of Manpower matters) have been completely silent on the Liew Mun Leong case since the High Court delivered its damning verdict on Mr Liew on 4 September. Why is the 4G leadership so silent on Liew's case this past one week?

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Lee Hsien Yang: Troubling Circumstances Surrounding Allegations Involving Lucien Wong

Lee Hsien Yang: Troubling Circumstances Surrounding Allegations Involving Lucien Wong

The front page of The Straits Times 25 Oct 1986 article "Report made against lawyer for alleged removal of legal files" has been making its rounds on social media. It reported an incident in 1986 where a female senior partner and a male lawyer at a leading law firm were reported to the police for alleged wrongful removal of company files. This issue also caught the attention of Lee Hsien Yang, the younger son of LKY and a Progress Singapore Party member. He voiced concerns over this article and its developments, saying how "Given all the circumstances, this is troubling."

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