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TAN CHUAN JIN: SOMETIMES IT MAKES MATTERS WORSE TO POST YOUR PROBLEMS ONLINE

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 11:37am

This was first raised to me by an online site who posted the video interview by Marcus Tan or Mohd Bin Japar, and thereafter, a number of you sent various links to me asking me to do something about the injustices done to him. I was quite puzzled by the approach he took especially as the complaint had been sent to us to investigate. MOM followed up on the matter. Since then, the individual appears to have regretted taking the actions he did and has withdrawn his claims. But look at the hate that has been generated.


GIVING OUR PEOPLE A BETTER LIFE HAS WORKED FOR THE LAST 60 YEARS?

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 11:35am

I refer to the articles “Seize opportunities, but remember to give back to society: Chan Chun Sing” (Channel NewsAsia, Nov 22) and “PAP reaffirms commitment to core values as it paves new way forward at dinner and awards ceremony” (Straits Times, Nov 22). Give back to society? The former states that “Singaporeans need to seize opportunities, but also remember to give back to the society and help the less-privileged.


S LEAGUE DECIDES NOT TO IMPLEMENT PROPOSED RESTRICTIONS ON THE AGE OF PLAYERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 11:30am

The Football Association of Singapore has explained that the S.League has decided not to implement new rules that would have set maximum and minimum numbers of players in various age categories. The new rules had been put forward and would have seen a maximum of 5 players over the age of 30 per club and a minimum of three players under the age of 25 per 22-man squad.


LIONS HEAD COACH: SINGAPORE HAVE HIGH CHANCE OF WINNING AFF SUZUKI CUP

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 11:00am

Singapore's embattled coach Bernd Stange was adamant his side had all the ingredients to win another Suzuki Cup title as authorities ramped up efforts to keep the long standing threat of match-fixing at bay. The defending champions get their campaign underway on Sunday against favourites Thailand in the first of three tricky Group B matches, with old rivals Malaysia and Myanmar, under the guidance of former coach Raddy Avramovic, to follow.


10 REASONS WHY TRAVELING MAKES YOU A BETTER PERSON

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 9:56am

If you have the opportunity to pack your bags and go, do it. Go alone if you have to. Don’t do it for vacation. Don’t do it for luxury. Don’t do it to take pictures for your Instagram account. Do it because it will make you a better person. And here’s why:


NAME CALLING IS THE TRADEMARK OF PAP LEADERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 9:33am

It seems strange that Minister of State for National Development Desmond Lee, who is also the son of former cabinet minister Lee Yock Suan should issue a statement yesterday (21 Nov) accusing “friends, sympathisers and proxies of WP” of spreading falsehoods and half-truths online.


SINGAPORE HALTS ‘TRIP TO AUSTRALIA’ WITH FLOGGING CHARGES FOR ALLEGED VANDALISM

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 9:00am

TWO young German men reportedly on their way to Australia for a working holiday were charged today with breaking into a Singapore metro depot and spray-painting graffiti on a train, offences punishable by jail time and flogging with a cane. Andreas Von Knorre and Elton Hinz, both 21, were charged at a district court with committing trespass and vandalism in the early hours of November 8.


RISE IN NUMBER OF HOMES SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION AS MORE BUYERS DEFAULT ON MORTGAGES

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 8:30am

The number of private homes being sold in the market through public auction has increased with about 70% of all sales being put up by their owners. The rest is put to auction by banks. Auctioneers, Colliers, who conduct an auction about once a month, explained that there were more homes being sold because of a rise in interest rates leading to more defaults in mortgage payments.


HOW FAMILIES ARE AFFECTED BY GAMBLING ADDICTION

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 November 2014 - 8:07am

Dear TRS, I decided to write this as I lay in the dark cuddling my baby who had woken up from her sleep... she kept looking over to her father's side of the bed but he wasn't there. It makes me sad everyday and more so this last month as my husband's gambling has worsened.


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