Daily SG: 17 Jan 2018



Credit: Evacomics


Foreign Affairs

– Asian Correspondent: Bangladesh says it will return Rohingya refugees within two years
– The Independent: Video of Malaysian Man Slapping a Muslim Woman for Not Wearing a Hijab Sparks Online Fury

South-east Asia

– RSIS: CO18007 | Southeast Asian Jihadi Leaders in the Post-Marawi Era
– RSIS: CO18006 | Enhancing ASEAN’s Competitiveness: The Skills Challenge

Daily Disclosure

– TODAY: While social class division exists, it does not mean Singapore is divided
– TNP: Schools join fight against fake news
– MothershipSG: MCE partially shut down for 2 hours as pipe burst
– MothershipSG: Alleged StanChart bank robber David James Roach arrested in UK after release from Thai prison
– Yahoo News Singapore: At least $20,000 lost to fake UOB website: Police
– Otterman speaks: Habitat restoration is more than planting trees

Singapore’s World Class Public Transport

– The Online Citizen: Service disruption along East West Line on Monday morning with no official announcement from SMRT
– The Online Citizen: Illogical reason for cancellation of seniors’ off-peak passes

Bread and Butter

– Thoughts of a Cynical Investor: Need Paracetamol? Ask SingHealth
– MothershipSG: Why S’poreans need to pay GST on overseas purchases, grudgingly explained
– Dotseng: The only reason why veggies go up before every CNY in Singapore

Technology Bytes

– The Next Web: Hawaii’s missile alert fiasco highlights the importance of good interface design

Singapore Food Paradise

– Daniel Food Diary: Moosh – Ondeh Ondeh And Nutella Brownie Cheesecake Softserve, From Muslim Owned Shop At Haji Lane
– Miss Tam Chiak: Fatty Cheong – Don’t Forget This Plate of Delicious Char Siew at ABC Brickworks


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