• PRC mistress breaks up Singaporean family again
  • 75 year old Singaporean woman arrested for failing to pay S&CC in Tanjong Pagar
  • It is sad to see that the Changi Airport cleaning lady is 85 years old and still working
  • ACS Boy who is now SMRT CEO in hot soup for letting ACS cheaply charter trains
  • Muslims suggest allowing CPF withdrawal at 55 so they can go on Haj while still healthy
  • Authorities somehow identify defecating woman as 34 yr old Singaporean
  • Not all private hospitals and doctors are money-driven people
  • Local Celebrity famously known as 'Muthu' has passed away
  • Swedish man forced to beg on Thailand streets after Thai gf cheated all his money
  • The person that came up with the stupid Traffic Light idea should seriously be fired

GOVT TO CALL MASS TENDERS FOR SOLAR PANELS FOR HDB BLOCKS, SCHOOLS AND ARMY CAMPS

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 7:52pm

Singapore will soon be generating more of its energy through solar power as the government is going to be calling a mass tender for solar panels which will be used by many different government agencies in Singapore. National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan wrote on his blog today that the HDB would be leading the project as it is currently the largest user of Solar Panels in Singapore and it will be helping other agencies harness the power of the sun. 


THE 4 BIGGEST REASON WHY INEQUALITY IS BAD FOR SOCIETY

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 7:22pm

It’s safe to say that economic inequality bothers us. But why? Harvard philosopher T. M. Scanlon offers four reasons we should tackle — and fix — the problem. The great inequality of income and wealth in the world, and within the United States, is deeply troubling. It seems, even to many of us who benefit from this inequality, that something should be done to reduce or eliminate it. But why should we think this? What are the strongest reasons for trying to bring about greater equality of income and wealth?


LTA AND A*STAR TO WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP DRIVERLESS CARS FOR SG ROADS

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 7:18pm

A new initiative called the Singapore Autonomous Vehicle Initiative (SAVI) was announced on Wednesday by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). The SAVI will be conducted over the next 5 years and will see LTA and A*STAR working to develop and introduce driverless or autonomous vehicles onto Singapore roads. 


KONG CONTROLLED XTRON AND APPROVED $150K PARTY TO PROMOTE SUN HO IN THE US

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 5:33pm

The prosecution in the ongoing City Harvest Church Trial tried to prove yesterday that Pastor Kong Hee and the other accused Church Leaders had direct control over Xtron, the company managing Sun Ho's music career. The Church had allegedly purchased sham bonds in Xtron which the church leaders knew was not going to be profitable but made it look like an "investment" to justify the funnelling of church building funds into Sun Ho's music career.


POISONOUS FOOD FROM CHINA: ABALONE DYED TO LOOK FRESH

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 5:14pm

2014年8月14日,在上海的一家包子铺里,几名顾客正在吃包子。 从毒牛奶到加了石蜡的猪肉,中国的有毒食品问题层出不穷。现在,有毒食品名单又添新品种──染色食物。 虽然食品安全丑闻在中国屡见不鲜,但近期披露出的浙江某厨师的行为仍然让人吃惊不小。据新华社报道,现年27岁的厨师陈某被检察院提起公诉,理由是他涉嫌用颜料涂染鲍鱼、鹅掌以提升食品品相。


BANKRUPT SINGAPORE FLYER GETS BOUGHT OVER BY STRACO LEISURE FOR $140 MILLION

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 5:00pm

Straco Leisure, under Straco Corporation, announced that it has just signed an agreement to buy over the Singapore Flyer for $140 million. The Singapore Flyer has been in receivership since last year as it was not as popular as it was hoped and it began to lose money. There have been several negotiations since then to sell off the Singapore Flyer but earlier negotiations with Merlin had broken down casting doubt onto the future of the iconic Ferris wheel. 


1,200 FEEL THAT THEY HAVE BEEN LEFT OUT FROM THE PIONEER GENERATION PACKAGE

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 4:51pm

Over 1,200 residents have appealed to the government to be included as a Pioneer Generation Singaporean as they have missed out due to not meeting the criteria. Pioneer Generation Singaporeans are those who are aged 65 or more this year and became a citizen before 1987. About half of the applicants who are appealing their status as a non-pioneer are those who narrowly missed the age range by just a few months. 


THE TRUE VALUE OF OUR SINGAPORE CITIZENSHIP

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 4:44pm

Dear The Real Singapore, I am prompted to write this article for I was shocked to learn of how my colleague got her Permanent Residency so easily though she has been in Singapore with her husband for only three years. She is an S Pass holder, while her husband has a work permit, and they applied for their Permanent Residency last year(when they were in Singapore for only two years). I was truly shocked when she told me that they both have gotten it. Please do not mistake me for being xenophobic, but I simply cannot accept as to how they can receive residency status with such ease.


SMRT ACCUSES COMMUTERS OF HAVING ‘SKY HIGH’ EXPECTATIONS

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 August 2014 - 3:53pm

Dear The Real Singapore, SMRT attempted to explain the train fault that happened yesterday morning on 27 august 2014 (see pic above). While this was commendable, albeit it was a few hours after the breakdown, i was taken aback when it said that.


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