Daily Archives: 2019-03-04

Rat found in House Brand basmati rice packet

Facebook user Vegnesh Jodimani shared a shocking discovery on Saturday, 2 March after returning from the supermarket. He had bought a packet of House Brand basmati rice and discovered a dead rat inside which left his entire home smelling of decay. He had bought the House Brand rice from a Sheng Siong Supermarket at Block 739, Bedok Reservoir Road and …

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Global landscape of ride hailing apps: Is the dust settling?

by ValueChampion Several ridesharing companies around the world are planning to list their stocks publicly in 2019. But how are they actually faring, and do they have a chance at becoming profitable? We analysed their download rankings and market conditions to assess the situation. Ridesharing companies are starting to come to the public market in 2019. With Lyft planning an IPO in …

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Diesel tax hike: Not sparing a thought for our cabbies

by Kok Ming Cheang The unhappy response from our cabbies to the 100% hike in diesel tax with immediate effect, underlines the sour feelings of the general public to Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat’s Budget 2019 announcement in Parliament on February 18. The sudden diesel tax hike was like a big bombshell had fallen on the taxi-drivers’ community. For the …

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Lee Wen, pioneer of performance art in Singapore dies as 61

Lee Wen, beloved pioneer of performance art in Singapore, has died at 61 years old of a lung infection on Sunday, 3rd March 2019. The Cultural Medallion recipient best known for his Yellow Man series also suffered from Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his wife, Japanese artist Satoko Lee and his 19-year old son, Lee Masatoshi. Before pursuing art …

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