Daily Archives: 2010-04-09

The state of our buses – LTA should do more
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I refer to the report,  “Only one case of non-compliance” (TODAY April 6) on the Public Transport Council’s review of bus service standards. Every day,  many students and adults rely on both bus and rail  transport to go to school and to work. As fare-paying customers, they have Read More

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The only Asians I’ve met online are mail-order brides
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Are Bangkok, Kelantan and Kunming in the same country? Which country is famous for the Ping Pong show? Who are the people who eat dogs? You might know the answer to these questions, but when it comes to interacting with people of the Read More

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Sheng Siong giving wet markets the boot
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Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 10:50 pm

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What is an Internet election?
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When someone says that the coming election (for instance the next Singapore general election) will be an Internet election, what does it mean? But one factor which perhaps could give the internet greater prominence is the role of the ‘digital leaders’ identified by Read More

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Do you have enough for retirement?
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If I go for a new HDB in somewhere far far away like Sengkang, it’ll probably cost me around 300K. Minus off the miserable amount of money I have in my CPF account, I’ll have to fork out more than 1K each month Read More

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When in Singapore, do as Romanians do
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Singapore, as always, wants to be everybody’s friend, and does not seek confrontation. Perhaps most of the energy is directed at our local “dissidents” instead, as we found out about the five leaders and supporters of the Singapore Democratic Party who had their Read More

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The fine quality of our deputy prime minister
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I wonder whether Teo Chee Hean got up in the morning, read the newspaper article below and then felt a little stupid about himself. Or perhaps his skin has become too thick for that. The student was asking Teo whether Singapore would adopt a Read More

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Healthcare- where is the Government’s role?
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The Taiwanese Minister of Health has criticized the Singapore’s system as one that the government has shirked off their social responsibility towards the citizens in terms of providing basic health care. Incidentally, I have been studying the Taiwanese Medical Insurance system which has Read More

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Tripartite panel contradicts Government on employment practices?
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Last updated on October 1st, 2015 at 11:08 amI refer to the article, “Bosses hiring foreigners over S’poreans? Not true”.  (Straits Times, 8 April). It states that: “More Singaporeans are complaining that employers prefer to hire foreigners over them. But investigations by a tripartite Read More

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A great time to be alive
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The Eleventh Hour (see below) is a documentary on the environmental crisis. I haven’t watched the film and I’m not going to blog about it, but there’s just something from this trailer that caught my attention when I first saw it, and that I Read More

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