Biography of the Author Justin Ong

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    Counter-intuitive to give rebates for saving water: Masagos

    The Minister for the Environment and Water Resources was responding to questions by Workers’ Party MP Pritam Singh on the water price hike.
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    Budget designed for every Government to earn own keep: Chan Chun Sing

    The minister also responds to suggestions - voiced by WP members - that the Government is ignoring the short-term pains of the economy.
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    Water price hike: Govt has to do 'right, responsible thing' in sending price signal, says Heng Swee Keat

    The Finance Minister rounds off three days of Budget 2017 debates by addressing the concerns raised on the water price hike and Government ...
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    AHTC trial: Sylvia Lim agrees to stating 'untruth' about extra cost for new managing agent

    The former Aljunied-Hougang Town Council chair also admitted to being “careless” with a media statement, but objected to the need to disclose the ...
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    Retired Singapore athletes on life after sport: ‘My legs are starting to itch already’

    Recently retired runner Dipna Lim Prasad and cyclist Dinah Chan also open up on finding the “catalyst for change” in Singapore sport, and their ...
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    ‘I cried every day’: Why Singapore’s vets might be depressed

    Studies around the world have long indicated a greater tendency for animal doctors to take their own lives. Now, in Singapore, the issue of mental ...
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    Gay father permitted to adopt biological son born via surrogacy, in first for Singapore

    Despite public policy in favour of parenthood within marriage - and against the formation of same-sex units - the court decided it would be ...
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    Physical discipline of children: When does punishment become abuse?

    In this modern, social media-fuelled age, when does a parent's attempts to get their kids to behave cross the line into criminal territory?
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    As child abuse reports rise, Singapore agencies shore up protection efforts

    Government and private organisations alike are expanding initiatives to detect, handle and raise awareness of child abuse.
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    AHTC trial: Sylvia Lim concedes fellow Workers' Party MPs 'breached duties'

    By not disclosing to other town councillors the rates charged by an incoming managing agent, the elected members had failed to comply with their ...