CURRENT AFFAIRS

LUI TUCK YEW: I AM GLAD TO SEE TIGER AIR, SIA AND SCOOT ALL WORKING TOGETHER

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 2:35pm

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said that closer integration between the three Singapore based airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot and TigerAir, is a “natural evolution:. He said that the closer cooperation can help to provide even more convenience and better service as well as better integration on connecting and transit flights across the three carriers. 


DEAR TRS, THERE IS NO PROCESS IN PLACE TO HELP RESIDENTS FROM NUISANCE NEIGHBOURS!

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 1:47pm

Dear TRS, I do not have other ways to solve this issue thus am thinking of using this media. I have moved into a new HDB estate in Upper Serangoon Crescent @ Hougang Parkview Blk 470A. Currently the estate is estimated to be around 50 - 65% occupied. Being a new estate, we cannot avoid renovation noise and construction noise and we learn to accept that. 


MALAYSIA TO CHARGE RM20 ENTRY FEE FOR FOREIGN-REGISTERED VEHICLES FROM SINGAPORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 1:36pm

Malaysia will charge RM20 (S$7.55) vehicle entry permit (VEP) for all foreign-registered vehicles coming in from Singapore in the middle of next year, while mulling similar charges for vehicles coming in from Thailand and Brunei. Singapore now charges S$35 VEP a day for four-wheel vehicles and S$4 daily for motorcycles except on weekends and Singapore public holidays. 


A "MAXIMUM" CPF MINIMUM SUM - SAVE MORE?

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 9:03am

Maximum minimum sum? According to the Straits Times news report "The CPF needs a maximum sum" (Straits Times, Dec 20) - "A better alternative is to allow people to save more in their retirement account, up to a maximum sum. This is administratively easier.


PM LEE INSISTS THAT LIM CHIN SIONG WAS A 'VIOLENT COMMUNIST'

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 7:10pm

I visited the Battle for Merger exhibition in October. This was the book of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s radio talks in 1961, explaining what the fight against the Communists was about, and why Singapore needed Merger with Malaya. The Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) was a violent, illegal organisation. 


APPEALING FOR WITNESS FOR A HIT-AND-RUN ACCIDENT ON 17 DEC 2014

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 4:21am

Dear All, I would like to appeal to all of you to spread this message to everyone so that I can find out who was the driver of the Off White Plain Van that hit me and ran away. I was riding a black Yamaha bike. It was a hit and run. It happened on the SLE before Exit 11 towards BKE(KJE/PIE) Turf Club Ave / Mandai Road. At around 1145am to 1152am on the 17th Dec 2014


BODY OF A WOMAN FOUND IN SELETAR RESERVOIR

THEREALSINGAPORE 19 December 2014 - 1:07pm

The body of a woman was discovered in Seletar Reservoir this morning. The body was discovered at about 9:45am and SCDF officers helped to bring it to shore. The age of the woman who is Chinese is unknown. Police were also on site and they had covered the body with a plastic sheet and expled that investigations are ongoing.


HEAVY RAIN CAUSES CEILING COLLAPSE AT WESTGATE MALL

THEREALSINGAPORE 19 December 2014 - 5:36am

Yesterday at about 3:30pm, a section of a false ceiling at Westgate Mall collapsed inward after heavy rain leaving a 1m wide hole in the ceiling. Large chunks of the ceiling fell onto the fourth floor, narrowly missing about 3 to 4 shoppers who were passing by the area.


CUDDLES CAT CAFE RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS ABOUT THE 8 CATS THAT DIED

THEREALSINGAPORE 16 December 2014 - 6:52pm

Following the allegations made against the Cuddles Cat Cafe, the owners have taken to facebook to defend themselves. Dear Members of the Public, I'm sure many of you are looking for answers as to the recent allegations of the deaths of our cats. We would like to address your concerns by providing you insights to these deaths and hope that you will be able to evaluate them as fairly as possible.


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