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MEN THAT SIT DOWN AND PEE HAVE A LOWER CHANCE OF DEVELOPING PROSTATE PROBLEMS

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 7:26pm

The traditional standing pee is being rivaled by a new sitting-while-urinating method—all in the name of cleanliness and health. Weird fact: Thirty percent of men in Japan sit while they pee, and Sweden and Taiwan just put through proposals to encourage men to follow suit.


THERE ARE SO MANY PERVERTS ON OUR CROWDED TRAINS, I FEEL SO INSECURE

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 7:21pm

Dear TRS, I really want to share this, personally I felt is so unsafe nowadays taking public transports. Why are there so many pervert taking videos of girls' shoulder, armpit, thigh and many areas.... I happened to witness one incident this morning, I was on my way to work as usual, there is Indian man standing beside me, he was videoing a young lady. He was taking his phone side way and videoing the side of lady ( the lady was wearing a sleeveless tee, able to see abit of her bra). I was shock seeing this. 


FILIPINO IN SINGAPORE: PINOYS IN SG HAVE GONE TOO FAR

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 7:05pm

Greetings readers, I'm a Filipino living and studying here in SG. I've lived here since I was 7 and now I'm about to leave secondary school. Life here have been great,even though I occasionally complain about stuff like living expenses and transportation issues. I'm aware of the number of Filipinos working,my parent's are as amongst them,which is the reason I'm here. Recently,I've been reading about the "Pinoy Independence Day in SG" articles.


DR NG ENG HEN: WE WANT TO RECOGNISE NS MEN MORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 6:59pm

Dr Ng Eng Hen said on Thursday that a set of "meaningful" benefits will be given to NS Men in order to better recognise their contributions to Singapore. He explained that the Committee to Strengthen National Service will be finalising its findings and making recommendations in June. The committee has already consulted with almost 40,000 people and taken feedback from all sorts of Singaporeans. 


OBAMA REPORTED TO HAVE EATEN ONLY HALF OF SUSHI COURSE

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 6:53pm

President Obama only made his way through about half of the 20-course meal at the world-famous Tokyo sushi restaurant he visited this week, the owner of a nearby restaurant told AFP. According to the wire service, Obama slowed down after about 10 pieces of the famous prix fixe menu offered at Sukiyabashi Jiro, a world-class restaurant whose owner was the subject of the 2011 documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.”


JAKARTA OFFICIALS: SINGAPORE IS A "SAFE HAVEN" FOR ALL OUR CORRUPTED INDONESIANS

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 5:33pm

Singapore promotes itself as a model of financial integrity. But, officials in Jakarta say, the wealthy city-state is a haven for some of the most corrupt Indonesians and their ill-gotten gains. Singapore denies that it turns a blind eye to dirty money and says that if sufficient evidence is provided, it is ready to take "swift and necessary action" against corruption suspects. But Indonesia's Deputy Attorney General Darmono said: "Singapore is the most strategic country for corruptors to run away to. "It's geographically the closest to Indonesia and the policy of the Singaporean government enables corruptors to live there," he told AFP.


LOCAL TELCOS SUDDENLY DECIDE NOT TO CHARGE EXTRA FOR 4G AFTER IDA INVESTIGATION

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 5:22pm

It was recently announced by StarHub that they would be charging their customers for the use of 4G services on their mobile plans, citing that the free add-on service promotion was ending. (Full Story See: STARHUB TO START CHARGING 4G SUBSCRIBERS FROM JUNE THIS YEAR) M1 had also said that it would not be charging for the 4G services until the end of the year while SingTel contracts had a clause saying that the Telco could charge for the service at any time. 


MORE WORKERS RETRENCHED IN 2013 THAN IN 2012, PMETS MOST AT RISK

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 5:03pm

According to the latest MOM report which was released on Thursday, 2013 saw more workers being fired than 2012. In 2013, there were 11,560 workers who were retrenched while in 2012, the number was only 11,010. However, the MOM also explained that the rate of retrenchment was the same in both years as 2013 saw more workers in total. In both years, the numbers equated to about 5.8 workers per 1000 employees who were retrenched.


SINGAPOREANS ARE TALLEST IN ASEAN

THEREALSINGAPORE 24 April 2014 - 5:02pm

Singaporeans are standing tall with the highest average height in the region, according to a new infographic by ASEAN DNA. The average Singaporean male measures 171cm in height, 7cm taller than his regional peers. Meanwhile the average Singaporean female stands at 160cm, compared with the median height for females in the region of 153cm.


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