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Daily Archives: 2017-04-28

Mother’s Day 2017 dining promotions in Singapore

by SingSaver There’s nothing as precious as a mother’s love, and there are many ways to show her that you care. Of course, one of the best ways to do this is to take the whole family out for a hearty meal. We know that Mother’s Day in Singapore is one of the most expensive times to dine out. So …

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Why are novelists either really rich or really poor?

by SingSaver One interesting facet of writers – in particular novelists – is that they exist in financial extremes. They tend to be either wealthy (think J.K. Rowling), or dirt poor (think of the stereotypical struggling writer who can’t afford to eat lunch). Almost no other profession has such extremes. This week’s Money Mysteries column explores why it happens. The …

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Amos Yee’s lawyer: Asylum appeal likely to be expedited

Singaporean Blogger Amos Yee's appeal to the US' Board of Immigration Appeals will likely be expedited, a lawyer representing him said on Friday (28 Apr). Channel NewsAsia (CNA) wrote, Mr Christopher Keeler, a co-counsel for Yee from legal firm Grossman Law, told in an email to CNA that the US government appeal to the immigration judge Samuel Cole's ruling which …

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Law Minister takes a swipe at academic for ‘misconstructing’ his comments

On Facebook yesterday, Law Minister K Shanmugam took a swipe at his critics on a recent story on him, particularly targeting at local academic Donald Low for 'misconstructing' his intended message on reviewing penalties of offences in consideration of public opinion. Low, who is the Associate Dean for the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy had earlier posted a public comment on his Facebook …

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ChemSpill 2017: Singapore showcases response capabilities at multi-agency chemical spill exercise

To test and demonstrate readiness to tackle oil and chemical spills, Singapore conducted a multi-agency joint chemical spill exercise, ChemSpill 2017, on Friday (28 Apr). Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the exercise took place at the conclusion of the 10th International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference & Exhibition (ICOPCE), held in conjunction with the Singapore …

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New Funan Mall envisioned as Singapore’s creative intersection

Funan, an integrated development located right in the heart of Singapore's Civic & Cultural District, has scored another first with a one-of-a-kind experiential showsuite that brings to life a brand new live-work-play paradigm with cutting edge immersive virtual reality simulation technology. Funan DigitaLife Mall which was closed in July 2016, is undergoing three years of redevelopment works at an estimated amount of …

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Market dodges on Trump’s historical tax reform

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets US equities consolidated for a third consecutive day following the White House announcement of the most radical tax reform plan in decades. Though this should theoretically have a huge impact on society, the economy and the central bank’s policy, the market responded quite passively, once again proving the old adage of ‘buying on rumors, selling …

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