Daily Archives: 2018-11-03

IHiS’s alleged gross negligence contributed to such an “epic fail”, yet WP endured far more severe repercussions than IHiS

I think that it might be fair to suggest that most people would consider the recent SingHealth data breach where the personal details of over 1.5 million people (including those of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong) were illegally accessed is much worse than anything the Workers’ Party could have done while running the Aljunied Hougang or Pasir Ris Punggol Town …

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Property agent: Very difficult to find buyers for aging HDB flats now

Property Update published an article on Monday (29 Oct) revealing that the value of old 3-room HDB flats in Toa Payoh has dropped by as much as 30 percent in the past few years. These are old flats with about 50 years of lease left. The writer, Timothy Quek, is a property agent. He said, “As a property agent specializing …

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Conscientious objection now considered among “justifiable grounds” for military enlistment exemption under landmark South Korean court ruling

In a 9-4 historic ruling by South Korea’s apex court on Thursday (1 Nov), South Korea has declared that conscientious objection against military conscription based on religious grounds is now considered “justifiable grounds,” and has subsequently removed its status as a crime in the eyes of the law. The landmark decision will result in the acquittal of more than 900 …

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