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Daily Archives: 2013-04-06

Societal values: Walking the talk?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “Collective yearning for society anchored on values: Lawrence Wong” and “S’pore has to be a values-driven society: Teo Ser Luck” (Channel NewsAsia, Apr 6). All talk only or walking the talk? The former article states that “in the ongoing national conversation about the future of Singapore, there is a strong collective yearning for …

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Poor students no worse off: Really?

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Poorer kids don’t lag behind, new study finds” (Straits Times, Apr 6). Poor children no worse off? It states that “Children from low-income families are no worse off than their richer counterparts in most areas, such as reading and mathematical ability. The only area where they lag behind is their command of …

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Temporarily lift on car loans restriction for second hand cars

By Terry Xu Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced that the car loan restriction will be lifted for purchase of second hand vehicles from today, 6th April till 4th June, 60 days from now. This means that interested car buyers of the second hand vehicles can purchase the vehicles with the previous loan arrangement prior to the implement of …

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