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Merpati road and legal land grabbing

“SLA moves in after three Merpati Road homeowners refuse to vacate-The properties were gazetted for redevelopment around the upcoming Mattar MRT Station” You hear often in other countries where unscrupulous local government or developers grab the land from the home

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All you want to know about de-registering and scrapping a 10 year old car

Car ownership in Singapore is limited to the validity of COE which last you for only 10 years. You can scrap or export the car at the end of the 10th year or anytime before that. This article will give

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Online Search for cheapest hawker food in Singapore

Singaore Government has compiled a list of the cheapest hawker food across the island in an online directory . The pilot portal features 22 popular dishes, including chicken rice, economical rice, mee goreng and roti prata, found in hawker centres

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Protected: Copyright Infringement – Dallas Buyers Club case

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How Singapore’s six public universities differ

Source: The Straits Times  MAR 3, 2015 Campuses of (from left) SIM University, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Technology and Design. Singapore’s six public universities are striving to be different in order to attract the best students. —

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Sentosa waives entry fees till Dec 31

According to The Straits Times  14 Mar 2015’s report, entry to Sentosa will be free for anyone walking, driving or taking a taxi to the island as part of its SG50 celebrations. As of March 1, the $1 entry fee for

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Woman leaves kid sitting alone dangerously on ledge outside flat

http://www.asiaone.com/news/singapore/woman-leaves-kid-sitting-alone-dangerously-ledge-outside-flat

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Medishield versus Medishield Life

More at: Parliament: MediShield Life in a nutshell

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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 Aiming for a zero-waste Singapore

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Singapore River Taxi

Not a very popular mode of transport in Singapore. There are currently two operators operating the river taxi (see below). The monthly passes for unlimited water taxi rides at S$150 a month and the take-up has been low according to

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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