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Housing woes for a PR (Who moved my Singapore Cheese 25 Feb)

Housing woes for a PR (Who moved my Singapore Cheese 25 Feb)

Housing woes for a PR Woke up this morning to this piece of news...heard from my mother, the unofficial broadcaster of all family news, that one of my uncles, a Malaysian PR living in Singapore for [...]

Ten Reasons Why PAP May Lose More Seats In The Next Election

Ten Reasons Why PAP May Lose More Seats In The Next Election

I refer to the rumours of a forthcoming election in the near future.   My fear is that if the ruling party calls a general election now they may lose a few more seats to the opposition based on [...]

Productivity and Singapore’s economic growth model (furry brown dog)

Productivity and Singapore’s economic growth model (furry brown dog)

Productivity and Singapore’s economic growth model with 10 comments In 1994, 2008 economics Nobel laureate Paul Krugman penned an article titled The Myth of Asia’s Miracle in Foreign [...]

Too early to assess impact of casinos

Too early to assess impact of casinos

Feb 9, 2010 ECONOMIC WATCH Too early to assess impact of casinos By Derek da Cunha   A NEW buzz is beginning in Singapore as legalised casino gambling takes off in the city state. [...]

“The lion city revs up” (Financial Times)

“The lion city revs up” (Financial Times)

'The lion city revs up' Can Singapore transform itself from ho-hum stopover to hot destination? Read the full article [...]

Chinese society needs to reflect on the “suicide show” (Global Times)

Chinese society needs to reflect on the “suicide show” (Global Times)

Chinese society needs to reflect on the "suicide show" Source: Global Times Comments By Xiao Kailin A Chinese girl who claimed to be depressed and wanted to end her life recently staged a [...]

Report on Singapore: Human Rights Watch

Report on Singapore: Human Rights Watch

Report On Singapore: Human Rights Watch Posted by admin 21 January, 2010 Report on Singapore: Human Rights Watch Singapore’s legal framework continues to perpetuate an authoritarian [...]

Report on Singapore: Human Rights Watch

Report on Singapore: Human Rights Watch

Report On Singapore: Human Rights Watch Posted by admin 21 January, 2010 Report on Singapore: Human Rights Watch Singapore’s legal framework continues to perpetuate an authoritarian [...]

Affordable flats still available (Asiaone 7 Feb)

Affordable flats still available (Asiaone 7 Feb)

Affordable flats still available Amid sky-high prices, analysts say 'think suburban, be patient'. Sun, Feb 07, 2010 The Straits Times By Jessica Cheam Ever since the release of the latest housing [...]

Operators Pin High Hopes on Singapore Casinos (New York Times)

February 4, 2010 Operators Pin High Hopes on Singapore Casinos By SONIA KOLESNIKOV-JESSOP SINGAPORE — As Singapore gets ready to open its first casinos, there is little doubt that the [...]

Can you afford not to migrate? (Delphi forums)

Can you afford NOT to migrate ?? http://forums.delphiforums.com/sammy...es?msg=47359.1 Can S'poreans survive after migrating is no longer the question but the more pertinent question would be, can [...]

Singapore To Allow Immigration To Hit Target of 6.5 Million (Financial Times 31 Jan)

Only blue-collar immigrants working in selective sectors like construction, service and transports industry are capped. The rest remains unchanged. The PAP Govt will not control the influx untill it [...]

Adam Khoo: The expats will rule Singapore

Adam Khoo: The expats will rule Singapore

I have a prediction. My prediction is that in a couple of years, the expatriates (from China, India, US etc…) will rule Singapore. They will increasing take on more leadership roles of CEOs, [...]

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