Daily Archives: 2016-07-12

Interview with Broadway Beng / Sebastian Tan, star of Dream Academy’s BROADWAY BENG: 10TH Anniversary Concert
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By Ng Yi-Sheng I’m a jaded old theatre critic, so it feels to me like only yesterday that Sebastian Tan began headlining his own Hokkien getai-cum-musical comedy revues. He’d come up with an inspired stage name—Broadway Beng—that combined “heartland” and “cosmopolitan” Singapore, showing Read More

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Appraising the Apprentice
By Kirsten Han Published on by Kirsten Han 0

By Dan Koh What were you doing on 20 May, Friday morning? In the blue light of first dawn, crickets chirped steadily, a lone Asian koel bird hopefully called out and your neighbour stirred, hacking and hawking away in the toilet. Buses began Read More

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Thai broadcaster, Nation TV releases first photo of bank robbery suspect
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Thai broadcaster, Nation TV has released the image of the suspect, who is alleged to be involved in the bank robbery that took place on 7 July, that it obtained from the Royal Thai Police (RTP) this morning. Nation TV reports that the suspect, David Read More

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A man stabbed outside a hostel at Jalan Besar
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 42 years old man was being stabbed outside the Trey Hostel adjacent to KSP pub and KTV along Jalan Besar on July 11. Police said that a call was made to the station to ask for their assistance at 11.19 am. They Read More

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Suspect of Holland Village bank robbery arrested in Bangkok
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The suspect of the bank robbery in Holland Village was wandering around the streets of Bangkok in just 6 hours after the crime. The suspect, who is a Canadian, was believed to walk towards Chip Bee Garden estate with $30,000 in cash and Read More

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New bill on Contempt of Court proposes unusually harsh punishment
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By Remy Choo The striking thing about the Administration of Justice (Protection) Bill is the potential punishment for Contempt of Court appear to be very harsh: a fine of up to S$100,000 or imprisonment of up to 3 years or both in the Read More

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Police to set up more cameras in hawker centres and other public areas
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Police Force has announced the completion of the installation of more than 62,000 cameras in 10,000 HDB blocks and multi-storey car parks. This installation was under the PolCam 1.0 rollout plan, which cost $142 million and started in April 2012. And now the Read More

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Is Tharman’s comment to remove retirement age, a sign to raise the CPF Life’s drawdown age?
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By Chris Kuan Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has suggested* that the retirement age has to go at some point allows older workers to continue working if they wish to, given that each generation is healthier than the previous. While I welcome this, Read More

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US labour market surprise sends stocks higher
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets US equity markets have broken out a record high last night, thanks to the favorable non-farm payroll data. 287k new jobs were created in the US job market last month, higher than any survey expectations.  However, if we Read More

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Sengkang West celebrates 10th anniversary with carnival and promises of new facilities underway
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Sengkang West marked its 10th anniversary this year with a carnival featuring rides, games, food booths and performances by residents. The Single Member Constituency (SMC) has come a long way since 2006, when it came out as a ward under the Ang Mo Kio Read More

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