Daily Archives: 2018-08-20

Lessons for investors following China’s P2P lending nightmare

by ValuePenguin Many investors in China are furious after they lost their investments on P2P lending platforms when more than 200 platforms closed this summer. What can investors in Singapore learn from the crowdfunding debacle in China? A recent wave of failed P2P lending platforms in China has caused many investors to lose a lot of money. Some investors lost hundreds …

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PM Lee gives good tips on how to cope with rising cost of living

At the National Day Rally yesterday night (19 Aug 2018), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong outlined several factors that have pushed up the cost of living in Singapore, as more Singaporeans have been complaining about it in recent times. Firstly, he assured the lower to middle-income families that there are “U-Save” rebates to help them with the cost of utilities. …

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Is our view of policing too one dimensional?

Zeus Education Centre tutor Fiona Poh Min’s account of her police interview raises disturbing questions into the professionalism of our police force. While they may wish to illicit information from those they are interrogating, I am not sure that acts of aggression in the form of shouts and banging, threats with regards to the safety and health of family members …

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The rights of silence needs resuscitation

By M.Ravi  Was having coffee with a friend who is about to be questioned by the police. He said he will exercise his right of silence until he sees his lawyer and obtains legal advice. His jaw dropped to the floor when I told him that the right of silence was abolished by the government in 1976. I added that …

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