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Daily Archives: 2014-06-10

Blogger Roy Ngerng dismissed from job at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

By Terry Xu Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) has announced via a press statement that it has terminated its patient coordinator, Roy Ngerng Yi Ling’s contract with immediate effect on 10th June 2014 (Tuesday). Ngerng was informed about his dismissal at around 3.30pm this afternoon. The dismissal of Ngerng was first reported by social political blog, "Five Stars and a moon" at 4.28pm …

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When historians deny new research

By Loh Kah Seng When historians deny new research, they do so in the role of a father figure, urging prudence to new ideas. It really only reveals their own lack of ideas. So S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) historian Kumar Ramakrishna has been taking issue with the work of my friend Thum Pingtjin on the political history …

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Singapore offers haze assistance packages to Indonesia and Malaysia

(Haze condition at Raffles Place during last June / Image - Terry Xu) The Ministry of the Environment and Water resources shared that Singapore has offered assistance to Indonesia and Malaysia to combat possible land and forest fires in the run-up to the traditional dry season, to prevent another episode of severe transboundary haze from affecting the region. Transboundary smoke …

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Property Great Singapore Sale: To buy or to wait?

By Property Soul The annual GSS (Great Singapore Sale) may have started only on May 25. But for property new launches, the GSS started much earlier. The sale is now on With the steam of an overheated property market dying down, the buzz has now shifted to developers playing discount games to push new projects or clear old stock. With …

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CPF: How it ‘really’ works?

By SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian We refer to the infographics (above) on “CPF: How it works” published in Business Times. More questions? This latest information may raise some more questions about our Central Provident Funds (CPF). Why did it take so long to tell us? Since we now know that CPF is managed by the Singapore sovereign wealth …

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Temasek announces three addition to its board

Singapore investment company, Temasek has announced that with effect from 10 June 2014, Mr Robert Ng Chee Siong and Mr Bobby Chin Yoke Choong will join the Temasek Board while Mr Peter Robert Voser will take up his appointment on 1 January 2015.  The Temasek board size will be increased to 13 with their appointments. Temasek is an investment company owned by the government of Singapore. The …

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