Daily Archives: 2017-02-18

Stocks replenished at ezbuy.sg warehouse sale

This letter is in response to a letter by a member of the public who left a comment on the warehouse sake of ezbuy.sg. Dear Bargain Hunter. Thank you so much for your good feedback. On behalf of ezbuy.sg, I am so very sorry to hear your visit down to the warehouse yesterday yielded little and was largely a negative …

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7 easy tips to make your move to Singapore trauma-free

By ezbuy.sg In the distant past, Singapore was considered a hardship posting; a savage frontier port mired in tropical heat and mosquitoes. Today it’s pretty much like that, except also more expensive. If you intend to move here for a while, to work or study, here are some key points to note: 1. Check for a diplomatic clause when renting Your …

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Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre to close for 3 months starting 20 Feb

Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre (TBMFC) will be closed temporarily starting next Monday (20 Feb), the National Environment Agency (NEA) informed on its website. NEA said the food centre will be closed for three months for repairs, redecoration and renovation works. NEA schedulled the TBMFC to reopen on May 19. The market, located at 30 Seng Poh Road originally …

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The Syonan Gallery clown show

By Vernon Chan The Omnishambles so far… On 10 February 2017, Singapore’s National Library Board (NLB) unveiled the new name for the Old Ford Factory WW2 history museum. It would be called the “Syonan Gallery”, in memory of the name Singapore was administered as during the Japanese Occupation. Tempers flared. According to the rising ire of detractors, the name Syonan (昭南 or “Light of …

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NLB backtracks its decision of “Syonan Gallery”, exhibition renamed “Surviving the Japanese Occupation”

The Singapore Government has backtracked on its previous decision to name the World War II exhibition, “Syonan Gallery: War and Its Legacy”, which has spurred strong reaction between Singaporeans in the past few days, choosing to rename it as “Surviving the Japanese Occupation: War and its Legacies”. When Minister for Communication and Information Yaacob Ibrahim opened the exhibition “Syonan Gallery: …

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Are Govt transfers helping to pay less of ever increasing prices?

Income inequality lowest in a decade I refer to the article “Income inequality in Singapore lowest in a decade, monthly household income grows but at slower rate” (Straits Times, 17 Feb). It states that “Income inequality in Singapore last year was the lowest in a decade, statistics released by the Government on Thursday (Feb 16) showed. The Gini coefficient, which …

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