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Daily Archives: 2015-08-08

Is Tharman wrong about rainbow on day of Lee Kuan Yew’s funeral?

Speaking at a community event on Saturday, 8 August, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam spoke of the importance for Singaporeans to continue to embrace multi-culturalism. He said,  "As we go forward into our next 50 years, we must deepen the Singapore spirit. Deepen our multiracialism, deepen this desire for excellence in everything we do. And we must deepen our spirit …

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GST hike after GE? No basis for such claims, says Gov’t

The Government says there is "no basis" to claims that it intends to raise the Goods and Services Tax (GST) after the upcoming general elections, which is widely expected to be held in September. "There is no basis to these claims, and they are inconsistent with what the Government has recently stated," a statement posted on the Government website on …

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Rodent problem in East Coast GRC surfaces once again

Barely five months after the problem made the news in the constituency, another rather serious rat infestation problem has surfaced in Bedok, which is under the charge of the East Coast Town Council (ECTC). According to Chinese newsaper, Lianhe Wanbao, the rodent problem at a Bedok North Street 1 coffeeshop is so bad that business there has dropped by 20 …

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