Daily Archives: 2019-04-17

Silence by SPH and Mediacorp on Lee Weiling’s Facebook post about ongoing case involving LKY’s final will

As the family drama surrounding the late Lee Kuan Yew’s final will continues to unfold, his daughter Lee Weiling took to Facebook to make some clarifications, refuting certain claims asserted by the AGC. In her post, Dr Lee wrote that that media reports have continued to repeat PM Lee’s false and dishonourable allegations that their brother Yang somehow ‘swindled’ their …

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PUB to terminate WPA with Hyflux, bound to take over Tuaspring plant

Singapore’s national water agency, Public Utilities Board (PUB) has decided to terminate its Water Purchase Agreement (WPA) with debt-ridden water treatment firm Hyflux and to subsequently take over the company’s Tuaspring desalination plant. The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources statutory board indicated in a statement on Wed (17 Apr) that it intends to do so “[t]o safeguard Singapore’s …

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MAS on Hyflux debacle: We did our part but investors must exercise care

With more members of the public writing to ST Forum getting angry with MAS for perceivably not doing its job in regulating the issuance of Hyflux’s high risk bonds, MAS Director of Corporate Communications Jerome Lee gave a reply on ST Forum today (‘MAS has been doing its part but investors must exercise care‘,17 Apr). Mr Lee acknowledged that MAS …

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What is the state of mental health in Singapore?

by ValueChampion The release of the latest Singapore Mental Health Study gave us rare insight into Singapore’s state of mental health. In using this report and others to analyse Singapore’s mental illness rates, its mental healthcare landscape and how it compares to its peer nations, we were able to gain a better understanding of how well Singapore is dealing with this …

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How to plan an unforgettable date using credit card perks

by ValueChampion Dating isn’t easy, and adding up the costs of going out can be even more stressful. Fortunately, there are a few tips, tricks, and credit card perks that can help you save money and focus on that special someone. Dating is expensive, especially when expectations are high! But regardless of your budget, you can plan an extraordinary first date …

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Jewel, a very expensive shopping mall that can restore Changi Airport’s shine or a massive overspend of taxpayers’ money

by Brad Bowyer Jewel was first mentioned by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech in 2013. He announced the plan to build Jewel as part of Changi Airport’s long-term plans. Jewel is developed by Jewel Changi Airport Trustee Pte Ltd, a joint venture between Changi Airport Group (CAG), manager of Singapore Changi Airport, and CapitaLand, …

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