Category: Miscellaeous

This category will be the be-all and catch-all about things, persons, events, interesting things related to Singapore.

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

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

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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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. —

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

Woman leaves kid sitting alone dangerously on ledge outside flat

Medishield versus Medishield Life

More at: Parliament: MediShield Life in a nutshell

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

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