Daily Archives: 2016-07-20

NCMP Leon Perera surprised at Minister Tan’s claim of “stirring hate and anger”

Non-constituency Member of Parliament, Leon Perera says that he is surprised at Minister Tan Chuan-Jin's claim of "stirring hate and anger" on Mr Png Eng Huat's Facebook posting about the special clearance at the Tuas Immigration Checkpoint and suggest that such labels should only be applied to few dangerous individuals who are really seeking to do that. Mr Perera wrote on his Facebook …

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Shelter at Bukit Batok damaged by unretracted crane of lorry

A lorry with a crane attached has crashed into a shelter linkway located between Block 504 and 506 of Bukit Batok East Street 52, causing significant damage to the structure but with no injuries to any individual nor damage to private property. The incident is said to have occurred on Wednesday afternoon (July 20) at 2.45pm. The lorry had its crane extended …

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Retirement – Another Swiss standard that Singapore fails to achieve

By Chris Kuan This is surely something Singapore is not Number One, not even Top Ten based on the Global Retirement Index put together by Natixis Global Asset Management. Singapore is ranked 25th, behind every 1st World peer and even behind Korea. Northern Europe dominates the top of the ranking. In my view, there is a glitch in the report which …

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Fire on crashed Taiwan tourist bus kills all 26 on board

A tour bus caught fire while carrying visitors from China to the airport for their flight home on a busy highway near Taiwan’s capital, killing all 26 people on board, making it the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism in Taiwan. 24 of those on board were visitors from Liaoning province who had been scheduled to fly home that Tuesday (July …

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Six warning signs that your boyfriend may be a gold digger

By SingSaver.com.sg It’s not common for Singaporean men to be gold diggers, but it can happen. Here are the warning signs you might be dating one. There are a lot of articles for men on spotting gold diggers, but not the reverse. And thanks to the way Singaporean society works, they can be even harder to spot. We feel a need …

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Uber mum, the only Caucasian drivers in Uber Singapore

Consumer Market Research Agency Angelfish describes the ‘uber-mum’ as a modern, forward-looking mother who aims to maintain a healthy and steady balance in her life, spend quality time with the family at home, whilst earning a few pennies and saving money where she can, without succumbing to the social pressure that suggests mums need to have their hands in all of …

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Equity’s rally takes a pause; AUD tumbles on rate cut bet

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Asian equity markets finished lower on Tuesday, ending the rally after 6 days of gains.  US 10-year treasury yields dropped for a second day- a signal that market sentiment has turned towards a more cautious stance. The Hang Seng index and S&P 500 index have been confronted with key resistance levels at 21,800 and 2,160 …

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Fourth suspect of “DHL scam” arrested by police

The police said on Tuesday (July 19) that a fourth suspect of the DHL parcel scam has been arrested on Monday. A 32-year-old woman had earlier reported the police that she had a phone call from a person who pretended to be a staff from DHL. The caller said that she had a parcel contained illegal goods and the parcel was being …

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