Daily Archives: 2012-04-17

Behind the scenes of TRAINSTOPPING

TRAINSTOPPING: The year in Revue 2011 is a musical revue consisting of small segments of events in year 2011 with the overarching theme being train stoppages. The events are very familiar to Singaporeans - the flash floods, A&F models, 2011 elections, and so on - all portrayed in a different, humorous light to the audience, allowing them to view these events in a way they have never thought of before.

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$5 benefit for every tax dollar a fairytale?

~ By Leong Sze Hian ~ I refer to the article “How 2-room households get $5 for every $1 tax” (Straits Times, Apr 10). According to the report, a household income of $1,200 income can buy resale flat? How likely is it for the example given of a low-income household which has a combined income of $1,200 (excluding employer CPF …

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Does the objective of Singapore Day justify its costs?

~ By Ghui ~ On Saturday, 14 April 2012 – Singapore Day, New York was greeted with great fanfare. Singaporeans travelled across America to sample much missed delicacies such as Char Kuey Teow and Laksa ('Singapore Day in New York', Channel NewsAsia, 15 Apr). For the uninitiated, Singapore Day is a cultural-cum-cuisine based event organised by the Prime Minister's Office, …

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