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Daily Archives: 2015-02-09

SDT revives Sleeping Beauty as grand opening to its 2015 season

In celebration of the New Year, Singapore Dance Theatre will enchant audiences with Sleeping Beauty, a ballet often considered as the pinnacle of classical repertoire. Staged by Artistic Director Janek Schergen featuring choreography by Marius Petipa, Singapore Dance Theatre will reawaken this beloved fairytale to life at the Esplanade Theatre from 12 to 15 March 2015, with stunning costumes, spectacular …

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Balancing the demands of the various groups of CPF members

By Timothy Ho DollarsAndSense.sg weighs in with our views on why the CPF Review Panel has one of the most unenviable tasks in Singapore. Here is the one thing that the CPF Review Panel would have realized by now. They are part of a review process that will never attain public approval regardless of what they recommend. Here is why.  …

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What Plunging Oil Prices Mean To You (Part 1)

By Dinesh Dayani, Dollars and Sense DollarsAndSense explores how declining oil prices will affect Singaporeans. In part 1, we explore the impact on transport prices, holiday expenses and consumers. In part 2, we explore the impact on property prices, investors and the Singapore economy. Almost everyone will know by now that oil prices have been declining. It has now dropped …

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Can we have our holidays back now?

By Ariffin Sha There has been heightened public discourse on the reinstatement of Thaipusam as a Public Holiday in Singapore. An online petition to make Thaipusam a holiday has gathered more than 10,000 signatures within 24 hours. There has even been an event organized at Hong Lim Park on 14 February to stand in solidarity with Indians and demand for …

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Joyous memories for a joyous New Year

Project Home Sweet Home captures the spirit of giving this Lunar New Year In celebration of the coming Lunar New Year, local volunteer group The Volunteer Switchboard (VSB) today distributed food items to needy residents in the Jalan Kukoh neighbourhood, bringing the community together in the spirit of family and giving. The pre-Chinese New Year distribution was the latest in …

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Police investigate threats made on Lee Hsien Loong

The Singapore Police is investigating two apparent death threats to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong which were posted online on 6 and 7 February. The police confirmed this to the media on Monday. The two posts, made on Facebook, are by the page which goes by the name “GM Pheonix” [sic]. In the first post, a photo of a round …

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Thaipusam scuffle – woman files report alleging police assault

The Singapore Police has confirmed that a police report has been filed by a woman of being assaulted by officers during last Tuesday’s Thaipusam procession at Serangoon Road. The 30-year old woman is believed to be the wife of one of the three men who were arrested and accused of behaving in a disorderly manner in the scuffle with police …

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