Daily Archives: 2013-07-12

Waive Parliamentary privilege: Remembering JBJ?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “WP’s Low wrong not to investigate, leaves grave doubts about his MPs: PM Lee” (Straits Times breaking news, Jul 12) and ”Workers’ Party rejects call to investigate Read More

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The Great Leap Backward
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By Singapore Armchair Critic Between 1958 and 1962, 45 million people perished in the Great Famine of China (watch documentary). The death toll exceeds the total casualties of World War One, and is close to that of World War Two. It took decades Read More

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Singapore spends the least (relatively) on social spending?
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Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 06:37 pmBy Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Asia spending too little on poor: Report” (Straits Times, Jul 12). Only 3.5% of GDP social spending? It states that “Singapore spent 3.5 per cent of GDP on Read More

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World’s strongest men stunned by female farmer in China
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Last updated on March 4th, 2014 at 06:37 am Trending in the Chinese social media network is a photo of a female farmer carrying two baskets of watermelon in front of three weightlifters. The original Chinese text accompanying the photo goes like this, Read More

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First fast charger for electric vehicles at mall in Singapore
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Bosch Software Innovations announced in a press release on Thursday that the first fast charger for electric vehicles (EVs) located in a shopping mall has been set up at Changi City Point Mall. This will allow the EV test-bed participants to charge their EVs at Read More

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