Daily Archives: 2012-01-16

Electricity tariff: Did fuel component increase by 181 percent?

~by: Leong Sze Hian~ I refer to the advertisement notice in the media on the increase in the electricity tariff. The chart (see HERE) shows the increase in fuel prices versus the electricity tariff for the last five years. Non-fuel component not shown? As the electricity tariff comprises the fuel and non-fuel components, I would like to suggest that the …

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Don’t give up on Singapore's Special Olympics

~by: Ellery Aruldoss~ Hanako sits comfortably at one end of the sofa, her arms clasped gently in front of her. She answers my questions with sincere enthusiasm, her eyes at times glistening as she recounts her experiences. It isn’t every day I talk to an Olympian, especially one that has earned gold and silver medals for Singapore. The passion and …

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But Shanmugam, Chen Show Mao doesn't need a benchmark

the following is an interesting exchange extracted from Law and Foreign Minister, Mr K Shanmugam’s Facebook: K Shanmugam: Sc Weilun, I am trying to understand. Do you think the cost of food has gone up because of Ministers salaries / You dont think the cost of food has anything to do with several hundreds of millions of people in India …

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