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Singapore ruled by doing the right thing not popular vote, it’s a myth!!!

“Having been involved in three assessment reports, Dr Wong is not very optimistic that governments will put in place essential mitigation and adaptation infrastructure – despite the fact that measures, such as planting of mangroves, need not be costly.”Governments will

First World Economy, Third World Social Behaviour!

see also: Singapore is far from first world in terms of social behaviour First World Economy, Third World Politics Viewpoint: Does Singapore deserve its ‘miserable’ tag? The dirty truth about Singapore S’pore not world-class in social behaviour (Straits Times, 1

Everything you want to know about sharing a car (Carpooling) in Singapore

Source: Unknown ”New carpooling laws allow drivers to be paid” The headline is borrowed from a Straits Times news article that appeared on 6 March 2015. The link to the story is below and also in to the picture. The

Big Box to open near Jurong East MRT

Source: Channel News Asia, 12 Mar 2014 Singapore’s largest retail warehouse store is set to open in the fourth quarter of this year, adding to developments that have sprung up around Jurong East MRT station. Singapore’s largest retail warehouse store

Is Singapore preparing for the next wave of population increase and boom?

Askmelah is getting very worried with the latest round of booming constructions all around the island. Other than the building of three new hospitals, and the constructions of a few more MRT lines (which I have lost counts how many

Must-have Singapore Mobile Apps

In no particular order though based mainly on Android OS, most should have an equivalent App in iOS, these are the most useful apps in Singapore that one can not do without and they are all free: MeRadio : online

Keeper of light

Source: The Straits Times  10 Mar 2014 Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 Toh Yong Chuan The Straits Times SINGAPORE – The colonial-style building has a private jetty where a 20m luxury yacht can dock and a dining room with a 180-degree

Chinatown Food Street reopened on Feb 22, 201

Souce: The Straits Times  22 Feb 2014 The 100-metre street, located at Smith Street, has undergone a $5 million facelift. This includes adding a high-ceiling glass shelter and a built-in cooling system. There are 24 street hawker shops, six shophouse

Please be fair, raise our taxes

Source: The Sunday Times, Feb 16, 2014 How is the Government to find money for increased social spending? It is time the rich stepped up By Willie Cheng For The Straits Times ONE wintry night some five years ago, I

10 sayings by ex-top civil servant Ngiam Tong Dow

” International Medical Centre : A Missed Opportunity, or Not Too Late?” See the full interview transcript here where top ex-civil servant Ngiam Tong Dow’s wide-ranging interview in the September edition of the Singapore Medical Association newsletter criticised Singapore’s “tamer” public

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