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MORE CASES OF MOLEST ON SINGAPORE’S PUBLIC TRANSPORT

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 January 2015 - 11:01am

More Cases of Molest on Singapore’s Public Transport According to police, the number of cases of molest happening on public transport increased in 2014 compared to 2013 with 164 cases reported last year, an increase of 10 cases. Police explained that victims should scream or tell someone immediately if such cases occur so that the molester can be caught. 


GARBAGE CITY : BROUGHT TO YOU BY MONKEYS

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 January 2015 - 10:58am

Yes, I got pretty angry on so many levels when I read the latest outrageous attempt by our PM LHL and ESM Goh with reference to the 2015 Laneway Festival at the Meadow at Gardens by the Bay. Many levels. Level 1 : Let’s start with just the plain offensiveness of it. Goh said, “Our reputation as one of the world’s cleanest cities is going down the rubbish chute. It looks like a case of ‘monkeys see, monkeys do’.” Goh went on to say “Without foreign workers, Singapore is likely to become a ‘garbage city’. Cleanliness is a character thing. It shows who you really are. “


SINGLE MOTHER APPEALS TO PM LEE TO STOP PENALISING SINGLE MOTHERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 January 2015 - 9:29am

Dear PM Lee, I’m writing this to you, not because I’m a single mother. I’m writing to you because I’m a Mother. I’m also trying hard not to be emotional while writing because I do personally know single moms who didn’t choose the path to be a single mom. I really can’t think of any Singaporean woman who goes out of her way to get a child if she didn’t think first of setting up a happy family. 


PM LEE BEFORE YOU SCOLD US S'POREANS FOR LITTERING TAKE A LOOK AT THIS!

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 January 2015 - 9:15am

Dear Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Look at the no. of foreigners in the laneway festival – yes Sinkees get blamed for everything! I hope the alternate media picks up this. Look at the number of foreigners that were present in the laneway festival 2015,


THE “COLUMBARIUM” WAYANG IN PARLIAMENT?

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 January 2015 - 8:45am

According to the Straits Times news report “Parliament: There will be no commercial columbarium in Fernvale, says Khaw Boon Wan” (Jan 29) - “ Others were annoyed that the possibility of a columbarium at the site of the temple there was not clearly indicated in marketing material, and that the HDB did not also make that clear to them. After a dialogue with MP Lam Pin Min, some Fernvale Lea buyers asked the Housing Board for a refund.”


HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: SINGAPORE RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS TIGHTEN

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 January 2015 - 8:38am

Singapore’s government further restricted freedom of expression and assembly in 2014, and turned back gains in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2015. However, Singaporean citizens increasingly sought to assert their rights in public spaces and through social media.


LAWRENCE WONG: THE COSTS OF THE NATIONAL STADIUM FAILURES WON'T BE PASSED ON

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 January 2015 - 11:03pm

The National Stadium has run into several major setbacks in the first few months of opening but Minister of Culture, Community and Youth, Lawrence Wong, promised in parliament that the costs of the failures would not be passed on to tenants or consumers. 


ROY NGERNG: PAP PAY THEMSELVES MILLIONS BUT AREN'T WILLING TO HELP S'POREANS EARN MORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 January 2015 - 11:01pm

Let's put it this way, the PAP keeps saying that Singaporeans cannot earn higher salaries because Singapore is a fragile economy and we need to be careful with how money is spent. However, the PAP keeps increasing rentals and thereby squeezing businesses out and more importantly, it pays itself the highest salaries in the world.


THOUSANDS OF LIVE CATS FROM CHINA SEIZED IN VIETNAM: POLICE

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 January 2015 - 10:39pm

Thousands of live cats destined "for consumption" have been seized in Hanoi after being smuggled from China, police said Thursday, but their fate still hangs in the balance. Cat meat, known locally as "little tiger", is an increasingly popular delicacy in Vietnam, and although officially banned is widely available in specialist restaurants. 


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