Cost issues ailing Singapore medical tourism

Source: The Straits Times  11 May 2015 I AM not surprised that Singapore has lost its shine among medical tourists (“S’pore ‘losing medical tourists to neighbours’ “; last Friday). Our neighbours are not only significantly cheaper, but they have also

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

About democracy, justice and double standard, the same applies to Singapore

Reading the ST article “KL slammed for arrest of 29 after rally against new tax” and the latest development of TRS (“Govt orders shutdown of The Real Singapore“), Askmelah can not help but have to agree with the following statements

Do more to help older PMETs

Source: Straits Times  Apr 25, 2015   RESPONSIBILITY for the increase in the number of retrenchments last year has been placed on ongoing economic restructuring in Singapore (“More workers laid off amid economic restructuring”; yesterday). Since economic restructuring refers to

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.

Gumtree Scam Alert!

A man contacts you on Skype. He says he’s American, and he saw your Gumtree ad selling your barely-worn pair of branded shoes and wants to purchase it as a present for his daughter, who is studying in Thailand. Would

Dr Lee Wei Ling on honouring the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew: ‘Honour the spirit of what Papa stood for’

That would be the best response to his passing, says Lee Kuan Yew’s daughter Source: The Straits Times  Apr 19, 2015 That Mr Lee Kuan Yew did not want his house preserved is obvious from his will, says Dr Lee

Protected: Copyright Infringement – Dallas Buyers Club case

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Free off-peak entry at Science Centre for locals

According to Todayonline: Starting from 1 Apr 15, revised admission fees for the Science Centre during peak periods, which refer to weekends, public holidays and school holidays, are S$4 for children aged between three and 12 years, and for senior

Former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station opens to public on public holidays

Tanjong Pagar railway station, also called Keppel Road railway station or Singapore railway station, was until 30 June 2011 the southern terminal of the network operated by Malaysia’s KTM. The main building of the railway station was gazetted as a

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