Monthly Archives: November 2009

Importing foreign labour not sustainable, says Citigroup economist
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Over the last few years, Singapore’s rapid growth has been mostly driven by a massive increase in the workforce… But it is clear that growth powered by importing foreign labour is simply not sustainable. Citigroup economist, Kit Wei Zheng

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Was Singapore just a fishing village?
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Last updated on December 4th, 2009 at 11:27 pmIt has often been said that Singapore was just a “fishing village” before independence and the arrival of the People’s Action Party. “Many years ago, when Singa pore was just a fishing village, our forefathers Read More

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Press Muse: Age of extremes
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Press Muse is an irreverent look at S’pore’s press. Spiegel. Read More…

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Wonderful
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A new Singapore record was set on Sunday for the largest number of people passing wishing spheres in formation. Channelnewsasia

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Why I prefer Canada’s education system – world-ranking or not
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S’pore’s system treats life as a sprint instead of a marathon. Wing Lee Cheong. Read More…

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Malaysiakini turns 10, so where’s Singaporekini?
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Cherian George gives his take on absence of “Singaporekini”. Malaysiakini. Read More…

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Should S’pore have been named Tiger City instead of Lion City?
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“Cheaper, better, faster.” NASA’s slogan before 1999 crash
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Cheaper. Better. Faster. NASA’s slogan – before the twin Mars mission disasters in 1999. Someone please inform Lim Swee Say. The Online Citizen Facebook

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Singapore company to lay Burma pipeline
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A marine engineering company in Singapore has signed a multimillion dollar contract to lay pipeline off the shores of Burma next year. Voice of America

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Barber in the alley
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Muscled out of his salon by property firm, barber now plies his trade in the back alleys. Read More…

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