Monthly Archives: July 2019

With billions in reserve, why are university fees in Singapore still on the rise?

Spotlighting the 10 wealthiest charities in Singapore by donations and business subsidiaries, it was revealed in a Sunday Times article that the National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) have billions of dollars in reserves. In the financial year that ended in March last year, NUS apparently collected $227 …

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PAP policies have helped improve lives of foreign residents

At a community walkabout in Bedok on Sat (27 Jul), Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat told the media that many residents he spoke to during the community visit had expressed support for his PAP government policies and how such policies have improved their lives. Heng said Singaporeans are fair-minded, and will look at the quality of ideas and the …

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PVP chief Lim Tean challenges DPM Heng Swee Keat to one-on-one live debate on CPF, unemployment among S’poreans and other economic issues

Lawyer and People’s Voice Party (PVP)’s founding chief Lim Tean has challenged Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat to a live debate on matters concerning the current state of Singapore’s economy, which the former has branded “abysmal”. Such matters, said Mr Lim on Sun (28 Jul), include the rise in the number of unemployed Singaporeans, which he said is often …

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Lee Hsien Yang: “Today’s PAP is no longer the PAP of my father. It has lost its way”, supports principles and values of Progress Singapore Party

Mr Lee Hsien Yang (LHY), son of late founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and brother to the current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, voiced his support for the newly formed Progress Singapore Party headed by former People’s Action Party Member of Parliament, Dr Tan Cheng Bock in a Facebook post and backs Dr Tan’s criticism of the ruling party …

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Heng: Many residents support our policies and say we have improved their lives

At a community walkabout in Bedok yesterday (27 Jul), Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat told the media yesterday that the People’s Action Party (PAP) takes governance and governing Singapore very seriously, and has worked hard to improve the lives of Singaporeans (‘PAP takes governance seriously, says DPM Heng as he rebuts Tan Cheng Bock’s comments‘). He added that the …

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Is the National Day Awards a PAP Award or a national one?

The Straits Times recently published a letter from a reader that really resonated with me. A Dr. Huang Shoou Chyuan made the very erudite observation that opposition politicians deserve national honours too. The writer of that letter had further noted that very few Singaporeans who have chosen to serve the people via political parties other than the ruling People’s Action …

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Huobi becomes 5th licensed cryptocurrency exchange in Thailand upon receiving digital asset trading license

Thailand’s Ministry of Finance has officially granted Huobi a digital asset trading license, which makes Huobi the fifth licensed digital asset exchange in Thailand. The license permits Huobi to start local fiat and token trading services. “Huobi Thailand is built on Huobi Cloud, which provides a one-stop solution for global digital asset exchanges. Huobi Thailand will provide Thai users with …

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SPH’s shares drop to a 25-year low, becomes worst performer on MSCI Singapore

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. is now deemed as the worst performer on the MSCI Singapore Index as its shares stand at a quarter-century low, following its attempt to diversify into real estate did not provide positive results forcing the company to offset sinking earnings from its media business. The organisation – which is Singapore’s biggest media group – dropped 4.3% …

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NSL OilChem Waste Management opens S$40m industrial wastewater treatment plant

On Thursday (25 July), NSL OilChem Waste Management Pte Ltd officially launched the opening of a brand new industrial wastewater treatment plant in Tuas, designed to treat a wide spectrum of industrial wastewater from industries such as petrochemicals, pharmaceutical, and automotive. This S$40 million treatment plant is the company’s second treatment plant, and not only does it have a capacity …

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