Daily Archives: 2017-06-23

National Athletes receive $50 a month average from Sport Singapore?

Based on the Singapore government agency Sport Singapore’s High Performance Sports (HPS) policy, there are national athletes who are receiving $600 a year or $50 a month on average under its SPEXTAG funding programme. This revelation was made today via a Facebook post by Jose Raymond, who is a Vice-President of Singapore Swimming Association and the Vice-Chairman of the Chiam See …

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Why unemployment is the real killer in the property game

by Property Soul Last Wednesday Federal Reserve announced a quarter-point rate hike as the industry has expected. This is the second approved raise by the central bank this year. There will still be a third round most likely in September. Why rate hike is not a big concern But who cares about the raise of a quarter point? Banks don’t need any …

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“Big Data with a Big Heart” – Tableau Foundation awards NVPC with grant to drive social impact with data

Change makers around the globe are discovering that data is a powerful ally in their efforts to create a better world. Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), working through Tableau Foundation, announced on Thursday (22 June) that it has awarded its first grant in Singapore to the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC). The grant is valued at over USD81, 000 (approximately …

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Should Roy Ngerng seek a refund for defamation damages paid to PM Lee?

A lingering question that some may have with the ongoing Lee family saga on social media is whether Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the current Prime Minister of Singapore, will sue his two siblings for making “unfortunate allegations” of him and the “absurd claim” that the PM has political ambitions for his son, Lee Hong Yi. Mr Lee Hsien Yang has even alleged …

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