Correspondent

PM Lee to open more gyms for elderly but must pay $1.50 per entry

At a community event on Saturday (8 Sep), PM Lee told his residents that more gyms will be open to cater to the elderly and disabled in Singapore. They will be built in mature Housing Board estates. The first such gym is expected to open in his GRC at the Ang Mo Kio Community Centre next year. The number of …

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PM Lee praises Zaobao while its readership steadily declines

At the 95th anniversary dinner of the Liane Zaobao newspaper, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong expressed his hope that the Chinese-language newspaper together with other Chinese groups, will create programmes to encourage the preservation and promotion of Chinese culture in Singapore. PM Lee hopes that these programmes will inspire the youth of Singapore to deepen their understanding of their own …

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Fei Siong blames staff for miscommunication — Insists only some hawkers need to pay compulsory inspection

Earlier, it was reported that the recent online revelation of the sorry state of affairs at the Social Enterprise Hawker Centres has resulted in many netizens condemning social enterprise operators like NTUC Foodfare and Fei Siong Food Management of profiteering. Makansutra founder, KF Seetoh, has revealed on his blog last week (28 Aug) that hawkers were charged with all kinds …

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MP Seah finally apologises to SDP but not the rest

Writing on his Facebook page today (3 Sep), MP Seah Kian Peng finally capitulated and apologised to Singapore Democratic Party amidst online pressure from social media. “My posting over the weekend has indeed generated a number of comments,” he said. “I thank those who supports and agrees with my views. There were of course others who disagree with it which …

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