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SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS TO BE MAIN CHIP SUPPLIER FOR NEXT IPHONE: SOUTH KOREA PAPER

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 January 2015 - 10:39am

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple Inc's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor industry. Samsung will be responsible for around 75 percent of the chip production for the next iPhone, the South Korean newspaper said.


TAIWAN'S NEW LAW RESTRICTS AMOUNT OF TIME CHILDREN CAN SPEND ON ELECTRONIC DEVICES

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 January 2015 - 9:50am

Children and youths aged under 18 were put under a new restriction on how much time they can spend using electronic devices Friday, when an amendment to a children and youths' rights protection act cleared the floor of the Legislature. The revision to the Protection of Children and Youths Welfare and Rights Act expands the existing regulations that ban juveniles from smoking, drinking, chewing betel nut and using drugs to cover the use of electronic devices.


ASEAN TO DECLARE SINGLE MARKET BUT DELAYS DEEPER INTEGRATION: MALAYSIA

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 January 2015 - 9:24am

ASEAN will officially call itself a single market by year's end, but "big things" like seamless travel within the 10-nation bloc would only come in 2020, Malaysia's trade minister told AFP in an interview. "We're going to declare ourselves as an ASEAN Economic Community," said Mustapa Mohamed, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Southeast Asian bloc this year.


DEAR TRS, HDB AND TOWN COUNCIL ONLY PUSH BLAME ABOUT GIANT PUDDLE OF STAGNANT WATER

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 January 2015 - 9:04am

Dear TRS, I live at Blk32, New Market Road. There is a problem with the drainage here and whenever it rains, it floods. There is always a giant puddle of stagnant water which pools at the floor and takes forever to dry up. I have feedbacked to the HDB on multiple occasions about it but they always say that this is common property and is under the town council. 


PAP GRASSROOTS LEADER COMPLAINS TO PM LEE ABOUT THE CONSTANT WAYANG

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 January 2015 - 8:46am

During PM Lee’s Facebook Q&A session, thousands of netizens came to his facebook page to ask him questions and the questions revealed some of the deep frustrations that many people are feeling. One particular comment by a Mr Tay Xiong Sheng, showed that all is not well within the PAP Grassroots. Mr Tay commented that PM Lee should drop by public institutions unannounced so that they will not have time to prepare. 


OVERCROWDED HOSPITALS ‘KILLED 500’ LAST YEAR, CLAIMS TOP A&E DOCTOR

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 January 2015 - 11:11pm

Up to 500 patients died last year as a direct result of harm they suffered when hospitals became dangerously overcrowded, Britain’s A&E doctors have warned. About 350 of the deaths were among patients who had not been diagnosed or given medical treatment quickly enough. Another 150 were not admitted because of bed shortages, even though their condition meant they would usually have been found a place on a ward. 


PEOPLE OBSESSED WITH TAKING SELFIES MIGHT BE SUFFERING FROM A MENTAL DISORDER

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 January 2015 - 10:19pm

Two ongoing media trends are getting linked together as contributors to one another’s affluent presence among this generation’s culture: selfies and mental disorders. It may sound extreme, but expert psychologists are sharing their studies with the public and the results are concerning, reports Elite Daily.


SINGAPOREANS, WE NEED TO SAFEGUARD OUR RIGHT TO PRIVACY

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 January 2015 - 10:00pm

I view with serious concern the proposed legislation to grant government agencies the right to access our medical records as well as to check our bank accounts vis-à-vis the promulgation of the Medishield Life Policy. Even my wife does not have this right unless I authorize her to obtain the information from the Medical Records Office or from my private doctors.If doctors do not have the right to freely divulge patients’ private medical records what gives the right to civil servants to delve into our personal medical data?


BITCOIN REVEALED: A PONZI SCHEME FOR REDISTRIBUTING WEALTH

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 January 2015 - 9:41pm

If Bitcoin were a currency, it'd be the worst-performing one in the world, worse even than the Russian ruble. But Bitcoin isn't a currency. It's a Ponzi scheme for redistributing wealth from one libertarian to another. At least that's all it is right now. One day it could be more. Venture capitalists, for their part, are quick to point out that it's really a protocol, like the early internet, and its underlying technology could still be revolutionary. What are they supposed to say, though, when they've bet hundreds of millions of dollars on it?


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