Daily Archives: 2017-08-02

Property: “Hotspots All Over Singapore”

Co-founder of HugProperty Mr. Ku Swee Yong co-writes an article, ‘Hotspots All Over Singapore’ with Janice Chin Li Ping and Shannon Aw Qian Tong, undergraduates from the Department of Real Estate, National University of Singapore. What’s with All the Media Hype? Over the past five years, dozens of articles published in mainstream media and property portals have variously labelled neighbourhoods …

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4 things to note for Property Outlook 2017-2018

Property Outlook 2017 is out, and for your convenience, we’ve summarised the interesting bits here. This might be a challenging year for landlords (and by default property agents); we all know there’s some correlation between the overall economy and the property market, and right now they’re both in a slump. But forewarned is forearmed and all, so go into the …

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Artists raise questions on art funding with conditions

In the latest issue of the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, an editorial entitled, “A point of view and a rationale” by Toh Hsien Min brought up the issue of the fund withdrawal by the National Arts Council (NAC) from The Art Of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, the comic book which won three Eisner awards on 21 July this year. Toh wrote that in the …

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Silver Arts 2017 offers diverse line-up of programmes to meet the preferences of seniors

The sixth edition of Singapore’s only festival dedicated to the well-being of seniors through the arts is back spanning four weekends from 1 to 24 September. Organised by the National Arts Council (NAC), Silver Arts 2017 will involve more than 80 artists and art groups presenting 38 programmes across 20 venues, targeting 42,000 attendees. Venues include the NLB Plaza, Victoria Theatre, the newly-opened Our Tampines …

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No Innocent Explanation? – Death Row Inmate’s Lawyers use Evidence Adduced by the Prosecution to Seek Inmate’s Second Acquittal

By Ariffin Sha In a twist of Shakespearean proportions,  Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, the lawyer for death row inmate Ilechukwu, has used evidence produced by the Prosecution to argue for his client’s acquittal. The Defence counsel made the case that the results of a psychiatric assessment conducted by one Dr Jaydip Sarkar from Institute of Mental Health (IMH), which was sought …

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