Daily Archives: 2013-11-05

A “prohibited immigrant”

By R Lin In October 2012, an acquaintance of mine was barred from re-entry into Singapore because of his medical condition – he is HIV positive. My friend is a foreigner who had lived in Singapore for 10 years. He has made many close friends, established a career as an artist, and built his life around his adopted country, even …

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Double-whammy for some in S&C fees rise?

By Andrew Loh Dr Teo Ho Pin, Coordinating chairman of the 15 PAP Town Councils, hinted on Sunday (3 Nov) that service and conservancy charges (S&CC) might be “revised” in the not too distant future. “Definitely, when we improve our services to better serve our residents,” he said, “the cost of maintenance will increase. So, at some point in time …

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