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7 REASONS TO HAVE MORE SEX

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 2:36pm

If you really need an excuse (or several) to heat things up in the bedroom, we’ve got you covered: Besides the obvious reasons one might have sex—love, pleasure, baby-making—science shows that there are quite a few health benefits of getting intimate. The next time your partner asks, “Was it good for you?” you can say yes—in more ways than one! 


MCDONALD'S SINGAPORE POSTS IN CHINA FORUMS LOOKING FOR PRC MANAGERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 2:28pm

Chanced upon a job ad posting on the Chinese site, Baidu.com. It’s recruiting for McDonald’s Restaurants – looking for 10 Asst Managers with preference for those with working experiences in Singapore: http://tieba.baidu.com/p/3171126178 The posting is targeting at PRCs in China cause they will be be offered to work as S-Pass holders.


TEMASEK NOT A LONG TERM INVESTOR AS CLAIMED BUT A SPECULATOR

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 2:07pm

Temasek’s transactions need to be scrutinised by Parliament because it is not the long-term investor as claimed. According to a 2011 Bloomberg article, “Temasek Holdings spends $2.8 billion for shares in China Construction Bank”, Temasek bought the same shares it had sold only 8 weeks earlier. (see chart below) Buying and selling within 8 weeks is considered long-term investing or punting?


564 DRIVERS FINED SO FAR THIS YEAR FOR NOT SIGNALING WHEN CHANGING LANES OR TURNING

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 1:03pm

The traffic police explained that they have issued summon notices to 564 motorists in the first half of this year for failing to signal when changing lanes or turning. This is the largest number in three years and the penalty is a $70 fine for most cars or $100 for heavy vehicles. However, 564 is a very small number compared to the countless times that such behavior is seen on the road. 


KONG HEE CRIED IN COURT AS HE TALKS ABOUT 'TRAUMATIC' TIME FOR YOUNG SON

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 12:59pm

City Harvest Church (CHC) founder Kong Hee choked up a few times on the stand on Thursday as he told the court how investigations into financial irregularities at the church had affected his young son, according to a report by The Straits Times.


SENIOR CITIZEN: I’M NOT BUYING THEIR PGP BULLSH*T!

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 12:48pm

The Sunday Times today carried the headline, “New Push to explain benefits for pioneers”. A new unit, the “Pioneer Generation Office” is being set up to coordinate and train “PG ambassadors”. The unit which is funded by the Ministry of Finance but housed under the Peoples’ Association (PA) was revealed yesterday by PA Deputy Chairman Lim Swee Say on the sidelines of the aforesaid annual grassroots seminar.


STEVE JOBS DIDN’T LET HIS KIDS USE IPHONES OR IPADS: HERE’S WHY

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 12:45pm

Steve Jobs is a name which is synonymous with cutting edge, innovative and groundbreaking technology. So it may come as something as a surprise to learn Apple’s former CEO didn’t believe in letting his kids use some of his company’s greatest products – the iPhone and the iPad. And it’s not because the Apple godhead was a closet Samsung fan either. Jobs, who died in 2011, may have had an instinctive flair for technology but he was a low tech parent who firmly believed in restricting his children’s access to electronic devices.


ARE WE GAMING THE UNIVERSITY RANKING SYSTEMS?

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 12:41pm

Within a few years, the rankings of NUS and NTU have shot up by leaps and bounds. It is like out of the blue we are world champions or nearly there in table tennis and nothing else. And every time when the media proudly splashed in their pages that we were ranked higher than the Ivy League universities in the US and UK, my goose pimples popped up instantly. Really ah? 


NUS TO START REVIEWING ALL OF DR SHANKAR’S RESEARCH PAPERS FOLLOWING FAKE PHD SCANDAL

THEREALSINGAPORE 15 September 2014 - 8:52am

Following the discovery by the West Virginia University (WVU) that ex NUS Associate Professor Dr Anoop Shankar had lied about his credentials and his PhD being fake, NUS has started a review of all the academic publications that he published during the tenure with the university.


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