• I really hope Filipinos can show some basic respect to us Singaporeans
  • Dear TRS, My Neighbour Secretly Took my Clothes to Wipe his Buttocks Late at Night
  • Roy Ngerng: I have been labelled a criminal just for speaking out at Hong Lim Park
  • Bachelorette Party Ends With Bride Getting Pregnant With Dwarf Stripper’s Baby
  • Should Joss Paper Burning in Common Corridors Be Tolerated?
  • Asked to remove her hijab, this photographer created a picture of principles
  • Can’t we be a little more magnanimous towards LKY?
  • Number of Domestic Workers Complaining about a Lack of Food Increased 20%
  • If the Profit-Driven Sports Hub continues what they are doing, many Singaporeans will get fed up
  • Singapore has the Lowest Pensions Spending in the World?

SMRT SEES 75.5% INCREASE IN Q2 PROFITS BUT COMPLAINS THAT FARE BUSINESS IS “CHALLENGING”

THEREALSINGAPORE 31 October 2014 - 7:46pm

SMRT released data today on their business performance and explained that they have seen a 75.5% increase in profits in Q2 compared to the same time last year. Their total profits after tax for Q2 were $25.3 million. Total operating profit also saw a 66.5% increase to become $33.3 million part of this was due to the increased profits that they received from their fare business. Total fare-related profits came in at $5.5 million.


2 BOYS SUE GOVERNMENT, MALAYSIA AIRLINES OVER FLIGHT 370

THEREALSINGAPORE 31 October 2014 - 4:33pm

Two Malaysian children sued Malaysia Airlines and the government on Friday over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago. Jee Kinson, 13, and Jee Kinland, 11, accused the civil aviation department of negligence for failing to try and contact the plane within a reasonable time after it disappeared from radar while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 with 239 people on board.


HDB: 800 MORE FLATS FOR COUPLES TO RENT BEFORE BTO FLATS ARE READY

ROY 31 October 2014 - 4:28pm

Couples who are looking for a place to rent before their BTO flats are ready can look forward to another 800 flats announced by HDB. These flats will be ready next year. National Development Khaw Boon Wan also announced that couples can co-rent these flats which are bigger in size, to save costs.


PRC CHEAT YANG YIN CHARGED IN COURT WITH FALSIFICATION OF ACCOUNTS

THEREALSINGAPORE 31 October 2014 - 4:22pm

Former tour guide from China, Yang Yin, has been charged in court with 11 different charges related to falsifying the accounts of his company which he used to get an employment pass and eventually PR in Singapore. Yang is embroiled in a legal tussle over the assets of 87 year old widow, Mdm Chung Khin Chun, who’s assets are worth over $40 million. 


SIX S'POREANS CHARGED FOR SPEAKING UP ON CPF RAISED $8,000 OVER 6 DAYS

ROY 31 October 2014 - 3:48pm

The six Singaporeans who were charged in court earlier this week have raised $8203.10 as of yesterday. They were accused of "public nuisance" for speaking up on the CPF at the #ReturnOurCPF protest on September 27. Han Hui Hui and Roy Ngerng, who were also levied with another charge of demonstrating without a permit. TRS undrstands that lawyer M Ravi has asked for $30,000 in legal fees from the six.


41% MORE SINGAPOREANS LOST THEIR JOB IN 3RD QUARTER THIS YEAR

ROY 31 October 2014 - 2:55pm

There was a 41 percent increase in the number of workers who lost their jobs in the third quarter of this year, as compared to the preceding quarter. Unemployment continue to remain higher among Singaporean workers. There was also a lower growth in employment in the third quarter.


MOBILE AIR: DON'T TAKE THE COINS WE GIVE YOU IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT

ROY 31 October 2014 - 2:28pm

Mobile Air owner Jover Chew said that if his shop refunded customers in coins and they don't want to take it, they don't have to. He also compared his shop to an expensive hotel and said that if a hotel sells chicken rice, it would be more expensive than a hawker centre and this wouldn't be considered a scam. Earlier this week, a woman who bought an overpriced phone from his shop wanted a refund but she was given a bag of coins and had to pick the coins up from the floor.


“NO NEED DEGREE” MYSTERY SOLVED?

THEREALSINGAPORE 31 October 2014 - 2:14pm

Why “no need degree”? We have been wondering and trying for some time now to find the statistics to try to explain why the recent rhetoric that “you do not need to have a degree”? Well, we think we may have found it. S-Pass increased 99%? According to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) web site – in the last 4.5 years, from December 2009 to June 2014 – the number of Employment Pass increased by 55%, from 114,300 to 176,600. 


PARENTS OF SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD: TEO SER LUCK, YOU ARE A DISGRACEFUL HUMAN BEING

THEREALSINGAPORE 31 October 2014 - 1:59pm

Shame on you Teo Ser luck and all you despicable PAPs grassroots leaders who hijacked the YMCA event and used our children as pawns to score political points. No, the protesters in no way scared our children. It was clearly a set-up and GOD is our witness to this shameful act. As the father of one of the children, I can clearly testify the following facts.


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