Daily Archives: 2018-04-20

Addressing the issue of expiring lease on HDB flats

by Tan Kin Lian How can we deal with the problem caused by the expiring lease on HDB flats? We have to recognize that there are many parts to this problem. Let me list two of them: a) First, some owners who need to sell their old HDB flat with a lease of less than 60 years found it difficult …

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Potential 4G PM Chan: PM Lee decides where I go and what I do

In a Straits Times report today (‘Chun Sing says NTUC will do job well even without him’, 20 Apr), potential 4th generation PM Chan Chun Sing told reporters, “Where I go, what I do, is the Prime Minister’s prerogative.” He was asked whether he is moving to a new role after the Cabinet reshuffle, which is expected to be announced …

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Missed opportunity: Select Committee on Deliberate Falsehoods

by Teo Soh Lung The People’s Action Party (PAP) is truly out of touch. It is so full of itself and yet so insecure. It distrusts anyone and everyone outside the party and its grassroots organisations. It sees nothing but ill intent of anyone who offers an opinion that is different from what it holds. The recent Select Committee hearing …

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SCDF unveils next generation applications at annual workplan seminar

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) unveiled their two new next generation applications at their annual workplan seminar on Wednesday (18 April). SCDF Commissioner Eric Yap said that the vehicles have been thoughtfully-designed to enable our emergency response specialists to perform their tasks better. There are two kinds of vehicles. The first one is HazMat Control Vehicle (HCV), which has just received a …

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