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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Indranee Rajah questions the last will of Lee Kuan Yew

In a Facebook post that was published on Friday late evening, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Finance & Ministry of Law, Ms Indranee Rajah questioned the last will of late Lee Kuan Yew. Ms Indranee raised several points of contention in regards to the last will of LKY especially on how the last will came about, who drafted the last …

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6 Reasons why cards are safer than cash

by Mastercard As we continue to digitize our lives with the latest technology, the perks of plastic are beginning to eclipse that of paper. Although the use of cash may never cease completely, it doesn’t hurt to upgrade to safer, more convenient payment options. Here are six reasons why paying with a card is safer than doing so with cash: …

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Did Lee Kuan Yew’s will “specifically accepts and acknowledges that demolition may not take place”?

I refer to the article “Oxley Road dispute: Lee Kuan Yew’s final will ‘accepts’ Oxley house demolition may not take place, says Indranee Rajah” (Straits Times, Jun 23). The ST article reports on the comments made by Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance Indranee Rajah that Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s final will specifically accepts and acknowledges that demolition of his …

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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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