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Daily Archives: 2016-11-10

Three best credit cards for online shopping in Singapore

By SingSaver.com.sg Don’t click the ‘checkout’ button without these credit cards for online shopping! Updated as of 1 November 2016 When it comes to online shopping, Singaporeans are spoilt for choice. And since we’re big fans of avoiding crowds and saving money, we want to share the three best credit cards for online shopping in Singapore. These cards are quite special because …

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Some of us saw what Trump’s rise reflected. Others denied it, and us

How Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, have seeded this disaster. By Jim Sleeper Long before the final results, many Americans knew that our body politic was suffering a seizure after being injected with a poison that nothing in Hillary Clinton’s politics was potent enough to expel. The impotence of that politics — its inability to draw from wellsprings deeper …

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Amnesty International urges action for activists fined for peaceful protest

Three activists have been convicted for organising a protest in 2014 and have been ordered by the court to pay substantial fines. Han Hui Hui, Ivan Koh Yew Beng and Janet Low Wai Choo, were convicted for offences including of participating in an ‘illegal assembly’ and ‘causing a public nuisance’ by the Singapore State Courts on 27 June. The three …

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Stop hopping onto the bandwagon about America being finished

By Daryl Klahan Everyone needs to stop hopping on the bandwagon about "OMG it's the end of America or the world". It's actually really annoying to see people commenting rubbish, especially when I know most Singaporeans are apathetic towards politics especially global politics. The lack of understanding of the American system coupled with lack of critical thinking disables most Singaporeans from …

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Total numbers of drug abusers on the rise

Parliamentary Secretary for Singapore Ministry of. Home Affairs, Amrin Amin said in Parliament that the total numbers of drug abusers arrested rose from 2,887 to 3,343. This is his response to Mr Azmoon Ahmad, Nominated Member of Parliament, who asked the Minister for Home Affairs with recent statistics showing an increase in Malay drug abusers, what actions have been taken by the Ministry …

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Is race such a problem that the Elected Presidency has to be changed?

Frankly, if anyone were to be the epitome of how useless the political system of Singapore works for the benefit of the minority, look no further than Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio, Darryl David, who is Indian by birth and is the minority candidate for the GRC, who is unable to speak any Indian language. How does he …

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An easy passage of amendment of Constitution by a majority PAP govt

By Abdul Salim Harun The Parliament has passed the Amended Constitution on the Elected Presidency to have next year PE being reserved only for the Malay Community. And as usual, we have 77 People's Action Party MPs voting "Yes" and the 6 Workers' Party MPs voting "No". From the above figures, you can see how under-represented the Opposition MPs are …

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Trump elected president of United States; Stocks defy gravity

By Alan Furber, CMC Market Wall Street traded higher on Wednesday in one of the most bizarre trading days in history. The whole world watched as Donald J Trump was chosen to become the 45th President of the United States of America. Conventional wisdom suggested Wall Street wanted a Hillary Clinton victory and a Trump win would be disastrous for …

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