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    The alternative news in 1 day? (part 32) – VWOs raising more money on top of raising money

The alternative news in 1 day? (part 32) – VWOs raising more money on top of raising money

I refer to the article “Govt sets aside $250 million for matching grants to national fund-raising movement” (Straits Times, Jan 18). It states that “The total target figure will be

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    The alternative news in 1 day? (part 31) – Fare increase approved by PTC

The alternative news in 1 day? (part 31) – Fare increase approved by PTC

I refer to the press releases of the Public Transport Council (PTC) and the Ministry of Transport (MOT) on the fare increase. PTC wrote in its press release,  The Public

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    The alternative news in 1 day? (part 30) – MCE with no “design flaw”?

The alternative news in 1 day? (part 30) – MCE with no “design flaw”?

I refer to the article “Smooth conditions on MCE during peak hours, no design flaws: LTA” (Straits Times, Jan 16). MCE traffic is smooth? Land Transport Authority (LTA)  said in

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The alternative news in 1 day? (Part 29) – Cheapest broadband in the world?

  The alternative news in 1 day? (Part 29) – Cheapest broadband in the world?

Straits Times wrote a report on Tuesday citing that Singapore now provides one of the world’s cheapest home broadband connections.

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The alternative news in 1 day? (part 28) – Is payslip really so complicated?

  The alternative news in 1 day? (part 28) – Is payslip really so complicated?

(Photo: Worker writing how much he is owed in pay) Straits Times reported that Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the National

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How much tax are Singaporeans really paying? (Part 2)

  How much tax are Singaporeans really paying? (Part 2)

By Roy Ngerng and Leong Sze Hian This is a 10-part series which will analyse the tax that Singaporeans are

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The alternative news in 1 day? (part 24) – 5% drop in polytechnic graduates’ pay?

  The alternative news in 1 day? (part 24) – 5% drop in polytechnic graduates’ pay?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Fresh polytechnic graduates draw higher starting salaries in 2013: Survey” (Straits Times,

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The alternative news in 1 day? (part 23) – “10% drop” in ITE pay over 5 years?

  The alternative news in 1 day? (part 23) – “10% drop” in ITE pay over 5 years?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “MOE announces members of committee reviewing polytechnic and ITE education”  (Straits

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The alternative news in 1 day? (part 22) – “Not-for-profit” hawker centres

  The alternative news in 1 day? (part 22) – “Not-for-profit” hawker centres

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Not-for-profit model sought for 4 food centres” (Straits Times, Jan 4,

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