6 lovely things Singaporeans have done for our healthcare workers

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Riding on the warm fuzzies brought on by Valentine’s Day, let me share some of the kind initiatives that Singaporeans have undertaken for our healthcare workers who are at the forefront of our fight against COVID-19.  1. Buying breakfast for healthcare workers with their own pocket money  Credit: Tong Yee/FB  They say that good things come in small packages and this is definitely […]

Creating a home, a LIVINGSPACE

HDB

Have you ever wondered about what goes behind the design and construction of your HDB flat? What kind of planning is there? What does HDB do to make our towns more comfortable and vibrant? These questions often come to mind as I look around and see the changes taking place in my HDB estate. So […]

Falsehoods about Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation

online falsehoods

On 4 May 2019, an op-ed piece written by Mr Jeff Paine, managing director of AIC (Asia Internet Coalition- a lobby group representing technology companies) titled “How the online falsehoods Bill can be improved”. Senior Minister of State for Law and Health, Mr Edwin Tong has thus stepped out to address some of these issues. […]

Company Training Committees and Coffee or Tea at 50 cents For Workers

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Good news this upcoming May Day! With just 50 cents, union members of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) would be able to enjoy coffee or tea at more than 90 NTUC Foodfare and Kopitiam food courts and coffee shops throughout the entire month! From June onwards, union members can continue to enjoy their hot […]

What can we do to continue celebrating May Day?

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Most Singaporeans know that upcoming May Day is on a Wednesday – that means with just 2 days of leave from work, you can plan for a short 5-day getaway! Wooohoooo…. but wait a minute, while you’re happily enjoying your mini holiday, ask yourself: what exactly is May Day and why are we celebrating it? […]

Did price of brown rice really increase drastically? Think again.

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Did price of brown rice really increase drastically? Think again. A reader-contributed article reported yesterday that there has been an unreasonable increase in the price of brown rice in NTUC Fairprice of nearly 50%, causing much uproar in the community. Reason for such a significant price increment was known to be caused by market forces- […]

Bull on the loose near Lim Chu Kang

lim chu kang bull

Bull on the loose near Lim Chu Kang It was reported by Singapore Food Agency (SFA) on Tuesday, 9 April that a bull has escaped from a dairy farm in Lim Chu Kang.   However, it is unknown to us which dairy farm the bull has escaped from and how it even managed to escape. […]