Daily Archives: 2013-11-21

Summary of Roy Ngerng’s education statistics: For our children’s future?

By Leong Sze Hian “The problem with Roy Ngerng” well received? My article which began with “The problem as some people have said, arguably, with Roy Ngerng whom I have co-authored several articles, is that he overwhelms the reader with “tons” of charts and statistics. So, I have gone to his web site to summarise and list the following statistics, which may …

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AHPETC responds to latest MND town council rating

Workers’ Party releases statement in response to the FY2012 Town Council Management Report released today. (AHPETC website) TOWN COUNCIL MANAGEMENT REVIEW PUBLISHED 21 NOV 2013 The Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) notes that MND has rated our town council comparably with the other town councils in the areas of Estate Cleanliness, Estate Maintenance and Lift Performance in the latest Town Council …

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How many in arrears on Medisave?

By Leong Sze Hian “Unable to pay Medisave” increasing? My volunteers and I who have been doing financial counselling for coming to three years now (we started in Jurong about a decade ago) at 1 Siang Kuang Avenue on Thursdays 8 pm (by appointment only), have come across increasing enquiries on inability to pay Medisave problems. How many people have …

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Idiot’s investing plan

By Leong Sze Hian Money radio show When I was hosting a weekly one-hour money radio show for three-plus years, I would get calls and sms about how to invest, practically every week. Idiot’s investing plan I devised a simple “Idiot’s Investing Plan” for the listeners, which addressed the following most frequently asked questions and concerns: What to invest? How …

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Citizens should question the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Dear Singaporeans, I’m writing this chilly morning from Kabul, Afghanistan where the autumn season is already winter cold. Many warm and sincere thoughts to all of you! I hope you won’t presume that the people of Afghanistan have central heating or even sufficiently warm clothing. I hope you won’t presume that the Afghan war is winding down, or that the …

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MOE reports website defacement of 13 schools

The websites of 13 schools were reported defaced on Wednesday between 3.30pm and 5.00pm, said the Ministry of Education in a statement to the press. All the 13 affected websites were said to be hosted on one server. “We have referred the matter to the police for investigation and are working to restore the affected websites,” said a ministry spokesman. …

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