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Daily Archives: 2017-10-18

How big will Singapore homes get?

Spacious marina bay sands at dusk

Here is why Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent residents will be condemned to even smaller homes. If I want to buy property in Singapore, what should I do? Click here. If you think a 600 square feet studio apartment is small, wait till you see the 400 square feet studio units. But of course, a certain group of people have bigger and …

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Citizens take issues with Transport Minister’s statement on maintenance lapses of SMRT

In a Channel NewsAsia report dated 16 October (Monday), it is reported that Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan made his first public address on the major North-South Line (NSL) tunnel flooding incident two weekends ago and stated that the SMRT maintenance team in charge of the anti-flood system at Bishan station had "failed us". On 7 October (Saturday), train services on the North-South line were affected …

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Golden peanuts doth not golden monkeys make

by Dr Lee Siew Peng We have all heard that saying: pay peanuts, you’ll get monkeys. In Singapore taxpayers pay through the nose for million-dollar ministers and CEOs and what do we get? At first, I was unsympathetic. Singaporeans, stop complaining about everything. MRT breakdown. So what? Here in London we face problems on the Tube every day. The MRT …

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