Daily Archives: 2015-05-24

Let’s think about it: If free market forces determine air-con repair charges
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 23

By Guther Wong A man calls his air-con technician after his air-con unit breaks down. Aircon technician tells him he has no manpower, and then the Government pops in and says “LET’S THINK ABOUT IT”. Boring show ensues – former labour minister BG Read More

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Resting area for residents purported cleared by SLA for encroachment of state land
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 1

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm Once a unique resting place where senior citizens could seek shade and mingle with neighbours, is now a disfigured and barren land. For years, the tree shrine at Tanglin Halt has acted as a space Read More

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Why Singaporeans cannot never compete with “Foreign Talents”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 5

By Peter Lim Singaporeans need to spend at least $20,000 and study hard for 3-4 years to earn a Bachelor Degree, but some foreign talents only need $800 and 30 minutes to buy a degree from degree mills. The degree can be Bachelor, Read More

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Singapore bans lesbian-themed hit, “We’re All Different, Yet The Same”
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 2

Singapore has banned the song We’re All Different, Yet The Same by Jolin Tsai for local broadcasting, purportedly due to its promotion of gay marriage. According to Mingpao News, the Media Development Authority (MDA) has sent ban notices to television and radio stations Read More

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