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Daily Archives: 2009-10-03

Why is the HDB playing party politics?

I see no reason why the HDB should break the news to the losing PAP candidates. Does the HDB inform losing opposition candidates of impending upgrading in the wards they contested in, for example in East Coast or Tampines? Definitely not! Gerald Giam, on HDB informing losing PAP candidate in Potong Pasir, Sitoh YihPin, of the upcoming lift upgrading in …

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The Boy who harnessed the Wind

The following is an excerpt from The BBC The extraordinary true story of a Malawian teenager who transformed his village by building electric windmills out of junk is the subject of a new book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. His against-all-odds achievements are all the more remarkable considering he was forced to quit school aged 14 because his family …

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