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Correspondent

NTUC Foodfare on discontented hawkers: Nothing to stop them to operate in NEA hawker centres

Yesterday, Vulcanpost.com published an interview it had with NTUC Foodfare CEO Perry Ong ('NTUC Foodfare CEO Claims Social Enterprise Hawker Centres Remain An Affordable Option For Hawkers',13 Nov), regarding his response to the current brickbats social enterprises are receiving from the public. Ong explained that social enterprise is not a charity. "Social enterprise is not about maximising profits, but it …

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NUS also honours Dr M’s wife in addition to Dr Mahathir

It was earlier reported that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Ho Ching, ESM Goh Chok Tong and President Halimah Yacob went all way out to welcome Dr Mahathir Mohamad in his official visit to Singapore. In addition, Dr Mahathir Mohamad was also conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws by National University of Singapore (NUS) on Tuesday (13 Nov). Not only …

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Has SP Power been overcharging consumers some 21% more all these while?

The Energy Market Authority (EMA) announced the launch of the Open Electricity Market earlier this year. Starting in April, all residential households and businesses starting with postal codes 60-64 have the option to opt out of SP Services and choose their preferred electricity retailer. The Open Electricity Market will be rolled out progressively to other geographical zones too. Tuas Power …

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How much did GIC actually lose investing in Nielsen?

On Thursday (8 Nov), Straits Times published a news report today saying that it "continues to be Singapore's best read newspaper". Quoting the latest annual Singapore Media Index Report released by Nielsen, ST said that 29.8 per cent of Singapore residents aged 15 and above read ST everyday. Nielsen had polled 4,688 people aged 15 and above in its survey. …

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