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Daily Archives: 2011-09-08

Public debt: US$70k per Singaporean?

~by: Leong Sze Hian~ According to the Economist’s global debt clock (see HERE), Singapore’s public debt is US$214 billion, public debt per person is US$42,265, public debt as percentage of GDP is 102.8 per cent and the total annual debt change is 8.2 per cent. Actually, the public debt per Singaporeans is higher at about US$70,000, because the Economist calculated …

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SDP's youth wing – who's in charge?

~by: Ravi Philemon~ Update: Mr Seelan Palay who has been a long-term volunteer with SDP, and has recently joined the Party spoke to TOC to clarify that Dr Chee did speak with the YD leadership that he is disbanding them. “I was right there, right next to Jarrod when he said it to some of us, the older and newer …

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Online dolphin crusade, justly placed

~by: Howard Lee~ If you can’t take the heat, it’s time to call it quits. Or at least, pull the plug. That seems to be the message that Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) is sending out about itself, when it barred users from posting on its Facebook page, and then accused the Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) of “cyber …

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Singapore should reconsider accepting the legality of prenuptial agreements

~by: Ghui~ China-born singer Zhang MiaoYu has no qualms about telling you she came to Singapore with a single-minded purpose: To snare a Singapore man (See HERE). She goes on to say that “Singaporemen spend long hours working. But they would make it up to you by showering you with gifts. The more expensive the gifts, the more to show that …

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