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Daily Archives: 2016-08-27

Schooling family: $650k prize money to be used to pay off part of loans for Joseph’s education and training

Joseph Schooling, Singapore’s first gold medal Olympic winner, claimed “$1 million” from the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) that comes with the winning. Schooling had won at the 100m butterfly event at Rio Olympics 2016 on 13 August. He completed the race in just 50.39s which broke the Olympics Games record which beat the previous record of 50.58s by Michael Phelps …

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French court suspended the burkini ban after ruling that ban of the burkini ‘clearly illegal’

The State Council (Conseil d’Etat), France’s highest administrative court, has ruled that the ban of the burkini which was enforced on the country’s beaches is illegal and a violation of fundamental liberties. The laws, which was brought in by the commune of Villeneuve-Loubet, was specifically examined by the State Court. Three senior judges said in the ruling that the ban “has …

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Why a BTO Flat makes more sense than an EC (even if you can afford it)

By SingSaver.com.sg Between buying a build-to-own (BTO) flat or executive condominium (EC) in Singapore, a BTO flat may be a more prudent choice. Many Singaporeans aspire toward an Executive Condominiums (ECs), and it’s quite the deal: few other countries have public housing programmes that subsidise a condo! But even if an EC is within reach, does that mean you should always go for …

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