Tag: Tan Chuan Jin

Mr. L, Singaporean with cancer who slept on staircase passes away, according to SP Tan Chuan-Jin

Singapore – Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin wrote a post via his Facebook profile on January 26, 2019, introducing everyone to Mr. L, a Singaporean with cancer who refused to stay in the hospital and slept on a staircase landing instead. Mr. L was not...

Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin calls for support for unwittingly exposed HIV patients

For the second time in less than a year, Singapore has been shocked by a serious data breach concerning medical information. From June to July last year, the data of 1.5 million patients was accessed by a state-linked group of hackers who attacked SingHealth,...

Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin : “Looks like some countries are back to their old tricks and games”

10th Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore Tan Chuan-Jin took to Facebook to comment on the recent tensions between Singapore’s closest neighbours and the sovereign state. In a Facebook post, he said, “Looks like some countries are back to their old tricks and games to...

It’s Just Like JC All Over Again

Obbana Rajah After the recent Cabinet reshuffle, four schoolmates from Raffles Junior College (RJC) find themselves colleagues. This reunion comes 30 years after taking their A-Level examinations together. The four, Edwin Tong, Chan Chun Sing, Ong Ye Kung and Tan Chuan-Jin were all batch-mates at RJC. However, right...

Home Sweep Home – Singapore’s largest clean-up event

On the morning of 8 July 2017, Habitat for Humanity Singapore will be organising Singapore’s largest clean-up event, Home Sweep Home. 3000 participants will clean 200 homes and pick up litter across three neighbourhoods: Redhill, Chai Chee and Toa Payoh. Habitat for Humanity was founded...

Singapore is not Immune from Potential Unemployment Hardships

Technological advancements has created new jobs. However, there is a job mismatch. Fresh graduates are likely to hold out against taking on initial offers from prospective employers due to a variety of reasons. For instance, job seekers may not be fully trained for that...

Politics, Jobs and Wages in 2013/4

By Kumaran Pillai There are two words that come to my mind when I think of politics in Singapore. It may not be apparent but if one were to reflect on it, he or she may end up with the same conclusions - it is...