Daily Archives: 2016-11-13

Don’t fall for these six Taobao scams in Singapore

By SingSaver.com.sg Buyer beware – dealing directly with merchants makes Singaporeans more vulnerable to Taobao scams. Taobao is a part of the Alibaba group, but this online store caters primarily to customers in China. While there are some good deals to be had, especially during Singles’ day sales on 11 November, it’s important to remember that Taobao is a customer-to-customer marketplace. …

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Indon government reject Asia Pulp and Paper conservation plans

By Chris Soh Pulp giants Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) have been dealt a blow by Indonesia’s Environment and Forestry Ministry. On 11 November, the Foresthints portal reported that the Ministry had finally made an official announcement on the findings of its assessment concerning APP’s landscape conservation.  “Our ministry has made an official determination that APP’s landscape conservation is inconsistent with …

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Change in Singapore Airlines’ non-executive Chairman in 2017

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced on Friday (11 November) that Peter Seah Lim Huat will succeed Stephen Lee Ching Yen as its non-executive Chairman. SIA wrote that Mr Seah, currently Deputy Chairman, will take over from Mr Lee as Chairman on 1 January 2017. Mr Lee will retire from the SIA Board on the same day. He will continue as …

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Singapore, the foremost practitioner of the economic liberal order

By Chris Kuan If I say Singapore is the foremost practitioner of the liberal order that is now said to be rejected first by Brexit referendum result in the United Kingdom and then the US presidential election, somehow it does not sound right. People’s Action Party (PAP) government and liberalism simply don’t mix. But if I exclude the social part …

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Thank you PM for your unsolicited gift

By Ismail Kassim Thank you PM for your unsolicited gift But we don’t want and don’t need it Do you realise that your gift will only Reinforce the negative images of us And undermine our past progress What we want, you don’t want to give Full equality for our males in National Service And in all sectors of the Armed …

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