Correspondent

MOE sponsored PRC student who turns into an intellectual property thief

It was earlier reported that a 60-year-old Singaporean elderly man, Lim Koh Leong, was not allowed by the CPF Board to fund his daughter’s education despite having more than enough money in his account. He revealed that he currently has more than $70,000 in his CPF account and he only needs $15,000 for his daughter’s school fees. Unfortunately, his request …

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CPF Board video-records exchanges between public members and their staff

It was earlier reported that a 60-year-old elderly man Lim Koh Leong wrote on his Facebook page last Wed (26 Jun), complaining that despite having more than enough money in his CPF account to cover his daughter’s education fees, he was not allowed to use any of it for his daughter’s education (‘Man apologises to CPF Board and decides to …

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Former PAP MP Alvin Yeo accused 2nd time of overcharging clients

The Law Society filed an application on Tuesday (25 Jun) for the High Court to review a decision by the disciplinary tribunal (DT) to acquit Senior Counsel Alvin Yeo for overcharging his client. Alvin Yeo was a former PAP MP. He served as MP for Hong Kah GRC from 2006 to 2011, and for Chua Chu Kang GRC from 2011 …

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Software used in 737 Max crashes linked to Indian software companies

Through an investigative journalism work, Bloomberg published an article today (‘Boeing’s 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers‘, 29 Jun) establishing that the Boeing’s 737 Max software had been outsourced to Indian software engineers working for only US$9 an hour in India, compared with US$35 to $40 for those in the U.S. on H1B visa or more for a full-time …

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Maybank says SG to enter recession while MAS reports its net profit jumped to $19.2B

According to a Bloomberg report yesterday (26 Jun), Maybank Kim Eng Research said that Singapore’s economy will probably experience a “shallow technical recession” in the third quarter this year, as the global trade outlook worsens. The escalating U.S.-China trade conflict is weighing on Singapore’s export-reliant economy, Maybank noted. It expects the Singapore’s economy to grow only 1.3% this year, lower …

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