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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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Medishield vs Medishiled Life Comparison Table

source: The Straits Times 10 Nov 2015

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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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How bad is the haze condition in Singapore?

Enough said. Click the picture below to see the real impact of Haze on the Singapore landscape.

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Divine intervention in Bangkok Bomb Blast?

According to Thaivisa.com, the force of the detonation resulted in fatalities at the scene and caused damage on structures as far away as 50 meters. Buildings on the periphery of the blast such as the Police General Hospital, Gaysorn Plaza

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New shuttle train service to JB

A new shuttle train service between Singapore and Johor Bahru kicked off on 2 Jul 2015. The service, called Shuttle Tebrau, is operated by Malaysia’s Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) and ferries commuters between the Woodlands Checkpoint and JB Sentral in

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Capitol Theatre re-opens on 11 May 2015

Capitol Piazza, Capitol Singapore’s retail component of the historic Capitol Theatre It is 17 years after it welcomed its last cinema patron in 1998. The 85-year-old landmark started as a theatre in the 1930s, then became the flagship cinema of

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Warning! Never check your phone while crossing the road

In the 12-second clip, which was submitted by an anonymous person, the driver makes a right turn at a traffic junction and hits the woman, who is crossing the road as the green man is flashing.

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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