Dramatic Car Crash Along SLE By Drunk Driver

What on earth is this 22 year old driver getting drunk in the early morning 9am? The way he drove, it was sheer luck that no one was seriously hurt, in fact, both the vehicles drivers can be seen coming

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The most brilliant idea to boost Singapore Economy

CIMB Private Banking economist Song Seng Wun said it may be helpful to consolidate the functions of the relevant agencies – IE Singapore, Spring Singapore and the Economic Development Board – as they share the common underlying objective of promoting

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Parts of Civic District and CBD to go car-free on Sunday mornings next year

Source: Straits Times 29 Dec 2015   The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is planning to launch “car-free Sunday” in parts of the Civic and Central Business Districts starting from Feb 28 next year. Under a six-month pilot programme, URA has

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The new National Gallery Singapore opens to public

The National Gallery Singapore, home to the world’s largest collection of South-east Asia art, officially opens on 24 Nov 2015. The $532-million museum is created from two historical landmarks, the former Supreme Court and City Hall.

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Customer wanted dishwasher with genetic disorder fired

Source : The Straits Times  18 Nov 2015 SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) – Jobs do not come easy for Mr Jimmy Wee. And when they do, he tries to hide from the public eye. That is because he suffers from a

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Medishield vs Medishiled Life Comparison Table

source: The Straits Times 10 Nov 2015

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Married, childless and happy

  A new generation that was brought up in affluence, consumerism and abundance, there is this worrying trend of a generation that is self-centered, gadget and travel-loving, lack of responsibility to their parents and their country. Another very good article

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Fix the economy? Focus on education and culture

Source: The Straits Times  1 Nov 2015 Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, the sky turned even greyer. No, I’m not referring to the wretched haze. It’s the economic outlook that took a beating last week, with one

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The flawed transportation system in Singapore – Go beyond infrastructure in fixing transport woes

4 years after my original post calling for an urgent overhaul to the flawed transport system, the latest to add to the call for privatisation comes from none other than Professor Kishore Mahbubani, the Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew

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Coney Island Park opens to the public

Nature haven on Coney Island is accessible via two bridges linked to Punggol and Pasir Ris source: The Straits Times 11 Oct 2015 A slice of rustic island nature, complete with a free-roaming bull, is now open to the public,

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My favourite quote today

"I am afraid the cruise ship is over capacity limit, and it used to be a luxury cruise ship. The designer’s claim that it is not sinkable, the name is Titanic. There are not enough life boats, no preparation or provision for failure. Thank you Mr Goh for reminding us." - Low Thia Khiang

"Till today, I am still puzzled by why the PAP cannot fight a fair election without gerrymandering, abusing the GRC system, basically, making sure they enter into a boxing ring with an opponent who is expected to fight them with hands tied behind the back. There is a reason why bullies are not popular in schools. Why not be the school prefect?" - Alvinology

"The question to ask is what lies at the root of the discontent or the disengagement between the G and the people. I am going to stick my neck out and say that it is ministerial salaries. I consider it the root of all evil. Serious. It reduces what should be a social compact into a business contract. " - Bertha Henson