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    New schemes to promote flexi-travel in firms

New schemes to promote flexi-travel in firms

By Howard Lee Employers who wish to adopt flexi-travel initiatives for their workforce to travel during off-peak hours can tap on incentives as part of the Travel Smart Network launched by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) today. The three initiates, to be rolled out from tomorrow to November 2014, aims to encourage employees “to travel on public transport during off-peak periods, and to take up sustainable modes of travel such as cycling

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App site tracks dengue cases in Singapore using Google Maps

  App site tracks dengue cases in Singapore using Google Maps

By Terry Xu A new app site, outbreak.sgcharts.com has been created by a concerned member of public to present the

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X-Men not axed

  X-Men not axed

By Howard Lee Fans of the X-Men series of comics will be relieved to know that the Media Development Authority (MDA)

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Singaporeans show concern for Gaza conflict at Hong Lim Park

  Singaporeans show concern for Gaza conflict at Hong Lim Park

More than 1000 people gathered at Hong Lim Park last Saturday afternoon to show their solidarity with the people of

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EU to Singapore: Reinstate moratorium, abolish death penalty

  EU to Singapore: Reinstate moratorium, abolish death penalty

By Howard Lee The European Union has responded yesterday to the recent executions of two inmates - Tang Hai Liang and

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CPF – government insists on tweaking a broken system, sows more distrust

  CPF – government insists on tweaking a broken system, sows more distrust

By Phillip Ang I refer to “CPF system will evolve to meet changing needs: DPM Tharman” and “CPF under review

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Abolish CPF and the retirement age

  Abolish CPF and the retirement age

By Benedict Chong It was only several months ago when PM Lee Hsien Loong launched a defamation lawsuit against Roy

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Hindu society’s 14-year appeal for land to build temple

  Hindu society’s 14-year appeal for land to build temple

  On 6 July, thousands of devotees thronged the Toa Payoh stadium to celebrate the Ratha Yatra festival, or the

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Tharman to Ngerng – GIC “pays no regards” to source of funds

  Tharman to Ngerng – GIC “pays no regards” to source of funds

“GIC knows it is managing government assets, that is the Government’s mandate for the GIC. The mandate is irrespective of

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Freedom is the foundation of morality

  Freedom is the foundation of morality

By Bryan Cheang “Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.” –

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CPF – simple answers for a simple reform?

  CPF – simple answers for a simple reform?

By Howard Lee Sometimes, judging from our politicians’ response to issues to the Central Provident Fund, you begin to wonder

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