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PM LEE CENSORS FOREIGNER'S COMMENT SAYING S'POREANS SHOULD BE GIVEN THEIR RIGHTS

THEREALSINGAPORE 19 April 2014 - 3:33pm

Is our multi-million dollar income Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong a bigot and xenophobe himself? One of the early ‘top’ comments with more than 30 ‘Likes’ made by a foreigner, Mr Timothy who is an American and used to live in Singapore, has been deleted from PM Lee’s latest Facebook posting: Even one of our own non-offensive, general comment there which garnered 8 ‘likes’ (asking Lee Hsien Loong to take a look at one of the provocative banner image created by PIDCS, this one: http://on.fb.me/1thMW7G ) was immediately deleted away. 


DEAR TRS, THIS BUS DRIVER REALLY MADE MY DAY!

THEREALSINGAPORE 18 April 2014 - 5:51pm

Dear The Real Singapore, I am inspired by the kind deed of this bus driver which came out of his driver's seat at EVERY SINGLE STOP and opened his umbrella to passengers boarding the bus so as to prevent them from getting wet from the rainwater dripping off from the bus doors when the bus door open.


REMEMBERING 18 APRIL 1988, THE 26TH ANNIVERSARY

THEREALSINGAPORE 18 April 2014 - 5:24pm

On 18 April 1988, nine former Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees who were released just a few months earlier, issued a joint statement. That morning, I remember picking up a call from a foreign journalist who wanted to confirm the authenticity of the statement. She asked if I had anything to add. I replied that a lot had already been said in the statement and I didn’t know if we would be rearrested! She said that up till then, I had not been arrested. We laughed. Yes, “not yet”, I replied, half believing that I would not be arrested.


INDIAN NATIONAL CAUGHT MOLESTING YOUNG GIRL, ANOTHER GIRL PINNED HIM DOWN AND CALLED POLICE

THEREALSINGAPORE 17 April 2014 - 9:13pm

These locals youngsters worked in hand to pin down a molester who is a Indian National at Woodlands Block 683B. He had apparently molested a young girl. They were waiting for the police to arrive while holding him down."


I WAS ATTRACTED TO A GUY BECAUSE HE DRIVE LAMBORGHINI BUT HE ENDED UP CHEATED MY MONEY

THEREALSINGAPORE 17 April 2014 - 8:31pm

A Lamborghini driving man cheated me of more than $100,000 in less than a month. That is what a young woman claims and she has filed three police reports to get the money back. But she admitted that it was his perceived wealth that made him attractive in the first place.


MARRIED WOMAN STRUGGLING WITH HUSBAND’S DEBTS AND WANTED TO JUMP OFF BUILDING WITH KIDS

THEREALSINGAPORE 16 April 2014 - 11:38am

Please find the attached resume for clarification. As for my life story, I have gone through many hardships. My parents died when I was young. I struggled to reach where I am now but after marriage, the whole world shattered and I have to start all over again. My husband got into a credit card issue and am struggling to pay back the money.


LOAN SHARK HARASSMENT IN HOUGANG: POLICE LOOKING FOR 3 MEN

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 April 2014 - 7:20pm

The Singapore Police Force is looking for three men to assist with investigations into a case of loanshark harassment. Here is the Singapore Police Force's facebook posting in full: "Have you seen them? Police are looking for the three men shown in the photograph below to assist with investigations into a case of loanshark harassment.


17-YEAR-OLD ITE SIMEI STUDENT DIES AFTER BEING FLUNG OUT OF VAN AT CHANGI CARPARK

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 April 2014 - 11:41am

A 17-year-old girl was flung out of a van in a freak accident on Sunday morning at a carpark off Changi Beach Park and Nicoll Drive. According to a report in MyPaper, the girl, identified as Fatin, had climbed into the back of a friend's van - along with her sister and another friend - after a late-night barbecue to grab breakfast.


1 WORKER KILLED AND 2 INJURED AFTER HOT WATER PIPE BURST AT JURONG ISLAND

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 April 2014 - 10:30am

Foreign workers were carrying out maintenance on the pipe at Jurong Island when it burst and injured them at 3pm on Apr 5, one has died on Saturday, Apr 12. According to MyPaper, the hot water pipe on Jurong Island burst, scalding the 3 workers. The Indian nationals were taken to Singapore General Hospital, where Mr Sunkara, 27, battled for his life for a week before succumbing to his injuries on Saturday. Police are investigating the unnatural death. The two other workers suffered 80 percent burns. Mr Godensi and Mr Appal, are in critical condition. The men worked for Penguin Engineering and Construction, which is said to have informed their families of the accident. 


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