Daily Archives: 2018-06-27

Lessons for Singapore from the 1MDB investigations

by H. M. Ong Since his electoral victory, Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad has shown the world, including Singaporeans, that he means business and is determined to make good his electoral pledge to raise the standards of living in Malaysia. One of the many things Singapore could learn from Dr Mahathir’s administration is the political will to combat corruption. Less than six …

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Malaysian Police: Mr Najib and his wife to be called in for investigation soon

Cash, jewellery, gold, luxury handbags and other valuable items worth up to RM1.1 billion (S$372 million) were seized from six residences linked to Mr Najib Razak. This was revealed by the Malaysian police in a press conference on Wednesday (27 June), giving the most detailed breakdown yet of items hauled away during several raids in mid-May, days after the former prime minister …

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The land of super spouses is also the land of super siblings

by Augustine Low It is a known fact that super spouses are in rich supply in the Lion City. Not to be outdone are super siblings. What are the odds of a family striking the jackpot not once, not twice, but three times. It has happened more often that you can imagine. Three is a magic number for the super …

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Good property agents and bad property agents – How to spot them

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Good property agents – Qualities to look for Good property agents help you preserve your wealth. Buying a property is probably the single largest purchase in your life. This one purchase often can help you make it or break it. Many people’s net wealth stems from property, a wrong choice can wipe out your savings while a good one can …

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MND announces second half of GLS programme for 2018, states “healthy supply of private housing in the pipeline”

The Government has announced on Wednesday (27 June), the second half 2018 (2H2018) Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme. The land sale comprises six Confirmed List sites and nine Reserve List sites, which can yield up to 8,040 private residential units, 124,200 sqm gross floor area (GFA) of commercial space and 930 hotel rooms. In its press release, Ministry of National …

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