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Six inexpensive ways to stay healthy
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by Singsaver.com.sg When it comes to health, prevention is better – and cheaper! – than cure. Someone wise once said: “The greatest wealth is health.” Like wealth, it’s easy to take it for granted when you have it. But you will miss it sorely Read More

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Open letter to incoming CEO of SMRT, Neo Kian Hong
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An open letter from Dr Lee Siew Peng to soon-to-be CEO of SMRT, Neo Kian Hong who is currently the permanent secretary for defence development and former chief of defence force. Dear Mr Neo I trust that “Congratulations” are in order for your new appointment. Some Read More

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Letter to ministers about behaviour of Minister K Shanmugam
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A letter to Ministers by a member of the public, Xavier Chong to Singapore ministers about the behaviour of Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam at the hearing of the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. I initially hesitated but feel compelled to Read More

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Global search for next SMRT CEO ends up with someone with zero experience in transport industry
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by Chris Kuan The global transport industry is truly in a dire state when a global search for the next SMRT CEO ends with someone with zero experience in the transport industry, zero experience working in the private sector and zero experience at Read More

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How much can you borrow for your home loan?
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by Singsaver.com.sg Whether you’re a first time buyer or you’re an old hand, here’s a summary on how home loans work in Singapore. One of the biggest concerns, when buying a home, is the initial cash outlay. Even a small percentage of the property Read More

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Tan Kin Lian sends open letter to Mr Neo, incoming CEO of SMRT
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Below is an open letter from former CEO of NTUC income and candidate in the Presidential Election 2011 to incoming CEO of SMRT, Neo Kian Hong who is currently the permanent secretary for defence development and former chief of defence force. Dear Mr. Neo, I Read More

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Completely cashless campus (more like completely CARE-less campus) initiative
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Below is an open letter by a student, Tiffany Gwee to the National University of Singapore in response to its effort to transform the campus into a completely cashless campus at the start of its new academic year (2018/2019). Dear Stephanie, Kelvin and Read More

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PAP MP Tan Wu Meng attacked by resident during MPS, light injuries sustained
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Jurong GRC MP Tan Wu Meng is reported to have been attacked by a resident during his Meet-the-People (MPS) session in Clementi on Monday night (16 April) and was left with light injuries. Dr Tan told local media that he was talking to Read More

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Lift ban on films on ex-detainees, says filmmaker
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by See Tong Ming, Martyn In their opinion piece “History is not the preserve of historians” (ST, April 10), Mr Desmond Lee and Dr Janil Puthucheary emphasized that “the history of Singapore is a matter of concern to all Singaporeans because it is our Read More

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Report to FAS notes turning off of flood lights at instruction of MP, Lee Bee Wah says it is untrue.
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Member of Parliament for Nee Soon South Lee Bee Wah has denied that she instructed the lights to be turned off for the match which took place on Tuesday, 10 April. Er Dr Lee wrote on her Facebook page saying that the said Read More

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