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Ex-DBS CECA Employee Accuses Singapore Of Practicing Racism

Ex-DBS CECA Employee Accuses Singapore Of Practicing Racism

In August 2018, a former DBS Singapore Permanent Resident (PR) employee caused controversy when he posted an image of a Singapore flag being torn apart to reveal the India national flag. He was investigated and eventually let off with a stern warning from the Singapore police. CNA wrote an article that ended with him declaring his "unwavering" view about how he "still feel this (Singapore) is the best country in the world". Fast forward to 2020, Singapore is facing the Covid19 pandemic. The ex-DBS employee took to his LinkedIn to criticise Singapore.

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Covid19: Resorts World Sentosa Cater Lousy Food To Foreign Workers Quarantined in Singapore Expo!

Look at this type of food serve to our foreign workers who are quarantined at the Singapore Expo. Is this fit for humans? Just rice, small piece of fish and 1 teaspoon of curry nia. Where's the meat and veggies? Did RWS forget to add the meat and veg as too busy invoicing MOM? This kind of food even dog also dun want to eat sia!

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Covid19: Straits Times Edited The Confirmed Coronavirus Cases For 17 April 2020

Covid19: Straits Times Edited The Confirmed Coronavirus Cases For 17 April 2020

On 17 April 2020 the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced 623 confirmed Covid19 cases in Singapore as of 12pm. This meant the total number of coronavirus cases was over 5,050. However the more interesting part was many netizens pointing out how Straits Times (ST) had edited its article. According to various screenshots, the same ST article had contradicting information about Singapore having 5,050 and also 5,573 confirmed cases.

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Covid19: Ministry Of Health's Categories of Covid19 Cases Imply that Foreign Workers Are Not Part of Our Community

By splitting up the cases into three mutually exclusive categories and labeling one such category as "the community", is the Ministry not advancing the implicit view that the other categories -- work permit holders, ie. our foreign workers -- are not considered as part of our community?

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WHAT'S THE POINT OF DENTAL SUBSIDIES IF IT DOESN'T COVER MOST DENTAL PROCEDURES?

Although the Ministry of Health provides subsidies for pioneers like Mr Tan to get treated at private dental clinics, these do not cover specialist periodontic treatment. Dr Ang said the claim amount for gum treatment is equivalent to scaling, which is $40 up to twice a year. Said Mr Tan: “I am angry. What is the point of giving pioneers cheap and good medical and dental care with such long waiting times?”

As to subsidies from the Community Health Assist and Pioneer Generation schemes for poorer patients – there is no subsidy for 11 (the most common) out of the 19 dental procedures for Chas orange card holders.

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MOH: LIST OF CLINICS OPEN DURING CNY

MOH wishes everyone a happy Lunar New Year and a healthy year ahead!

Over 900 clinics will be open during the Lunar New Year public holidays from Friday 27 to Monday 30 January 2017 at various times. If you feel unwell during the festivities, do visit a GP clinic for conditions that are not life-threatening or serious.

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