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Daily Archives: 2017-07-26

Why housing affordability is more than your salary

by Property Soul Dollars and Sense recently published a blog post titled “Here’s the salary you need to earn to afford these homes in Singapore”. The writer of the article has the good intention to show readers what type of housing they can afford based on their monthly salary. However, income is only part of the whole picture when it …

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Independent panel for AHTC files legal action against town councillors over improper payment made by town council

According to Straits Times, the independent panel which was appointed to Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) in consultation with Housing Development Board on Feb 2017, is taking several of the town councillor to court over a breach of fiduciary duties. ST wrote that AHTC is claiming $622,593.78 in liquidated claims from multiple parties, as well as $4,167,501.71 in unliquidated claims. Additional …

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Bone of contentions with Mendaki, claiming credit for students’ success that it has no part in contributing

by Zarina Jaffar The upcoming Presidential Election has definitely once again throw the spotlight on Malays and Indian Muslims. In Singapore context, Indian Muslims have always been the sandwich race. We are sandwich between our Malay living lifestyle and our identity. Mendaki double standard is not helping in this matter. Malay and Muslim are used interchangeably in Singapore context as and …

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