Daily Archives: 2015-03-20

Lien Centre for Social Innovation publishes report on poverty, inequality and unmet social needs in Singapore
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  Singapore, 20 March 2015 (Friday) – The Lien Centre for Social Innovation (LCSI) has published the first handbook covering literature on poverty, inequality and unmet social needs in Singapore. The launch took place on 17 March and featured a panel of speakers Read More

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Myth about a great Singapore leader
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By Joshua Chiang Many people wrongly assume I dislike or am angry at Lee Kuan Yew. I am not. There is no denying that he is a remarkable politician, and among the leaders of post-colonial nations, probably one of the best. There is Read More

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Toh Chin Chye – “He was crying. I don’t understand him at all.”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 6

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:50 pm Excerpt of an interview with Dr Toh Chin Chye, published in ‘Leaders of Singapore’ by Melanie Chew, 1996 August 9, 1965 I remember that morning very clearly. In the morning, I wrote a letter Read More

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Former prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill in hospital
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The Prime Minister Office (PMO) has released another update on the medical condition of Singapore’s former Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. In the statement, it states that Mr Lee remains critically ill and added that the current Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong Read More

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Mulitple fires break out in Malé
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Chaos erupted in Malé in the early hours of Friday (20 March) when fires broke out in at least three locations across the Maldives’ capital. The largest blaze was in a warehouse at Maafannu Orchid Villa. No injuries were reported. Read More…

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Police department in Texas detonates 9 tons of seized fireworks for disposal
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Midland Police Department (MPD)’s bomb squad assisted ATF with the disposal of approximately 9 tons of seized fireworks Read More…

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Increasing number of bids in COE bidding exercise shows high demand for car ownership
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By COE SG ChartsThe 2nd COE bidding exercise that ended on 18 March is the 4th bidding round since higher quotas were introduced in February. Quotas for Category A vehicles is about 980 – 990 in each bidding round. Number of bids have almost doubled Read More

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