Daily Archives: 2015-01-28

The stick behind the dangling carrot

By Property Soul Be the first to see the latest car models Two weeks ago I received an email invitation from my car manufacturer. The marketing message read like this: “(Car company) invites you to the Singapore Motorshow from 16 to 18 January. Be the first to discover the most exciting cars of 2015 … This event is for you …

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WP’s “human error” nothing out of the ordinary

On 26 January, Monday, the Workers’ Party Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council released its findings on the service and conservancy fees rate of arrears owed to the town council. (See here.) It found that there was an error in its September 2013 report of the amount of S&CC arrears – 29.4 per cent. This was a mistake because the sum of …

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Majority of Singaporeans support alcohol restriction on sale and consumption?

Straits Times has just reported on Tuesday (27 January) that a phone survey that was commissioned by government feedback unit Reach on the proposed bill to ban drinking in public and sale after certain timing, has shown strong support from Singaporeans. The proposed bill will ban consumption of alcohol in public from 10.30 pm to 7am, and stop retail shops …

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