Aljunied Town Council sued by NEA

  [Askmelah Note: 1. The manpower cost, time and legal fee involved will be way way more than the $1,000. Is our overly paid civil servants too free or what? 2. If this case happens to PAP-ruling council, will the

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Part of Orchard Road to go car-free once a month

Source: Todayonline SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 Starting next month, a 660m stretch of the road — running from ION Orchard to Ngee Ann City — will turn into a pedestrian-only street on the first Saturday of every month from 6pm to

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Singapore is very sick and here are the reasons

“Greed attracts greed. Period. Nothing good comes out of greedy people.” “The PAP’s philosophy that you go into government to get rich extends to its MPs, most of whom hold lucrative primary jobs, like Alvin Yeo, Jannelle Puthucheary, Hari Nair,

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Guide to recycling waste in Singapore

It is still work in progress…..     related links: Wastage is a way of life in Singapore

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Family tragedies that lead to death in Singapore

Related link: Suicidal Situations In Singapore, Tragic Account of MRT Suicides From 2004 Onwards, Suicide at Yishun MRT Station in Singapore “On June 1 last year, Loh carried Gabriel from the living room to the kitchen window of her mother’s flat on West

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Famous Singapore Sexist remarks

  Assoc Prof Lim Tit Meng is not the first high-ranking official or public personality to be caught in controversy over their seemingly sexist views or comments. In 2011, during the election campaign in Hougang SMC, the candidate for the

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Ugly Singaporeans – Graciousness?

Credit: Evacomics

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Why the CPF Issues in 2014?

First the PM sues a commoner Roy Ngerng, accusing him of defamation despite the latter willing to apologise and compensate a token sum, then the social worker lost his job and then the PM’s lawyer (probably the most expensive in the

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Foreign sport talent imports don’t work!

‏Related links: The Flawed Foreign Sports Talent Scheme Flawed Foreign Sports Talent scheme Part2  We import foreign athletes? Hells yeah No pride in 76% of medals won by foreign-born athletes Lee Bee Wah quits because of foreign talent issues Despite

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MPs, where are your commitment?

Questions over lack of quorum Source: The Straits Times,  Jul 14, 2014 I WAS disappointed to read that there were too few members in a recent Parliament sitting to pass two Bills (“Eugene Tan keeps an eagle eye on quorum numbers”;

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My favourite quote today

"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