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Daily Archives: 2015-01-16

Dr Ting Choon Meng: founder of mobile blood pressure monitoring

The following is an extract of an interview by Brand Alliance Group with Dr Ting Choon Meng to document his story and HealthSTATS International, in the publication "Influential Brands – A Documentary of Their Heroic Rise". His story was chosen to be featured by the publication as he was one of the champions of trademark and innovation in Asia. We thank …

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Chee Soon Juan to Chan Chun Sing: Do not stigmatise failure

Singapore Democratic Party secretary-general Dr Chee Soon Juan has responded to comments by Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing, who yesterday (15 January) accused him of being a political failure and not deserving of the attention that international news website Huffington Post paid him by publishing two of Dr Chee's letters. "Dr Chee has stood for elections thrice – …

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Govt repeats: families with S$1,000 income can afford HDB flats

When Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, said in Parliament in 2012 that “a family with a monthly income of as low as $1,000 can now purchase a small flat”, it caused an uproar. Many felt that Mr Tharman and the government were out-of-touch and being unrealistic. Minister for National Development, Khaw Boon Wan, later explained the math …

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Why was cyclist charged with Mischief and not Criminal Intimidation?

By Gangasudhan It was reported this week that Jason Blair Unger, a cyclist who was captured on film throwing his bicycle onto the bonnet of a car, had been charged for the offence of Mischief. In the footage from the car’s camera that was posted online (which can be viewed here, here and here) by the driver, Woo Wing Onn, …

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