Daily Archives: 2014-10-31

RWS false advertising for dolphin attraction?

“Few things are as magical as spotting a double rainbow. Swimming with dolphins is one of them. Unfortunately, unlike countries like Hawaii or Australia, dolphins aren’t native to the waters of Singapore, and not all of us have the privilege to travel overseas to do that. The next best alternative? Dolphin interaction programmes at Dolphin Island.” – Marine Life Park Blog, …

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Mystery of “No degree needed” solved?

By SY Lee and Leong Sze Hian “Do not go on a paper chase for qualifications or degrees, especially if they are not relevant because pathways and opportunities to upgrade and to get better qualifications will remain open throughout your career. It is never the last chance. You always have the possibility to advance, to improve yourself, to take another …

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Response by Interagency Taskforce inappropriate for civil service

Stop Trafficking SG, a group made up of six non-governmental organisations, had responded to a letter by the Interagency Taskforce on Trafficking in Persons, stating that the letter from the Taskforce “is inappropriately timed as the matter is now in Parliament and that process ought to take over first.” The matter in question is the Prevention of Human Trafficking Bill. Stop Trafficking SG had …

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Welcome to the Istana!

By Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss Disclaimer: This is just a pointless piece I wrote to entertain and console myself.  No socio-political commentary is being expressed.  Any semblance of socio-political opinion or innuendo detected is purely coincidental and imaginary. “The Istana is the official residence of the President of the Republic of Singapore.  It occupies over 40 hectares of land along Orchard Road.  …

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