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Daily Archives: 2014-09-09

Developer invited you to play “Project Discount”

By Property Soul To survive the cooling measures, property developers have no choice but to constantly come up with creative ways to move their units from the shelves. Buyers are a rare species Where can they find that rare species called buyers who possess all of the following? Can afford the hefty cash downpayment of units in new projects; Are …

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S’pore-India economic pact stalled because of 2 issues

Singapore and India have stalled in negotiations to allow Indian banks and the free movement of Indian professionals into Singapore under the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). India has signed the first round of the agreement in 2005. But the conclusion to the second round, which started in 2010, has been delayed since then because of the two issues mentioned. The Business …

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How does the changes in TOTO affects your winnings?

By Marcus Chua, Dollars and Sense Singapore Pools has recently altered the structure of our local lottery system, widely known as “Toto”. How does that affect your chances of winning? More importantly, should you still be betting in light of the new changes? Here are the changes that were made to one of Singaporeans’ favourite lottery bets. Changes: 1. Choose …

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Yang Yin resigns from grassroots, police report filed by SCCCI against him

  The Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCCI) has made a police report against Mr Yang Yin, the 40-year old Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident who is embroiled in a legal tussle over the assets of an 87-year old woman he had befriended. Mr Yang is being accused of making false claims about his association with the …

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I’d hate to see Supertrees in Mandai: Bernard Harrison

Bernard Harrison, former chief executive officer of Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), says he is “concerned about the fundamental premise” of the plan to relocate Jurong Bird Park to the Mandai area, as revealed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong last week. The plan to move the bird park is part of a larger one to makeover the northern area where …

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Honour in Singapore Q&A – Religious issues

As TOC’s “Honour in Singapore” series drew to a close, we sent a number of queries to Honour (Singapore)’s chairman Lim Siong Guan and executive director Jason Wong to clarify on some of the issues we raised. They declined a recorded interview, opting for an email response instead. The following are their answers, which we have presented in two parts due to …

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