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THAILAND ARE SUZUKI CUP CHAMPIONS ON LATE COMEBACK

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 5:53am

Two second-half goals from Thailand were enough for the War Elephants to lift the AFF Suzuki Cup on Saturday for the first time since 2002. Malaysia won the second-leg match 3-2 but Thailand prevailed 4-3 on aggregate by virtue of their 2-0 home victory on Wednesday. The Thai side was on the verge of letting the Asean championship slip through their hands when they went three goals down.


NORTH KOREA OFFERS A JOINT INVESTIGATION WITH THE US OVER HACKING OF SONY PICTURES

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 5:48am

North Korea has offered to hold a joint inquiry with the United States into a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, strongly denying US claims that it is behind it. Its foreign ministry accused the US of "spreading groundless allegations", which the joint probe would refute. Without addressing Pyongyang's idea, a US spokesman insisted that North Korea must admit "culpability" .


PEST CONTROLLERS: THE RAT INFESTATION AT BUKIT BATOK IS MUCH WORSE THAN WE THOUGHT

THEREALSINGAPORE 21 December 2014 - 5:44am

The rat situation at Bukit Batok has been discovered to be much worse than originally thought. The pest controllers handling the situation explained that there has been some bad weather which has also delayed their progress. They also said that they are seeing lots of new food scraps being left around which can attract even more rodents. Extermination operations have been going on for about three days now and over 140 rats have been caught and killed. 


SINGAPOREANS WARNED NOT TO JUMP INTO FOREIGN PROPERTY MARKETS TOO QUICKLY

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 7:53pm

While Singapore’s currency is increasing steadily against other regional currencies, Singaporeans have been warned not to jump into property purchases overseas just to take advantage of the currency rates. Some property analysts have expected the strong Singapore dollar to result in more Singaporeans investing overseas. 


SINGAPOREAN MAN CHARGED WITH IMPORTING MARIJUANA COULD FACE DEATH PENALTY

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 7:26pm

A 28 year old Singaporean man has been charged in court with importing more than 500g of cannabis, or marijuana, an amount which warrants the death penalty. Mohamad Aiman Asmi was charged in the courts on Friday. He had been caught at Woodlands Checkpoint while driving into Singapore from Malaysia on December 13th at 1:20am.


PM LEE INSISTS THAT LIM CHIN SIONG WAS A 'VIOLENT COMMUNIST'

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 7:10pm

I visited the Battle for Merger exhibition in October. This was the book of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s radio talks in 1961, explaining what the fight against the Communists was about, and why Singapore needed Merger with Malaya. The Communist Party of Malaya (CPM) was a violent, illegal organisation. 


PAP'S "AFFORDABLE DEMON"

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 5:57pm

It is really getting absurd everyday with PAP and its cronies to chant the Devilish Word "Affordable". For every thing PAP wants to increase prices in order to feed its army of cronies of million dollar salary, they do not need to JUSTIFY the need to increase the prices but just chant, "It is affordable to Singaporeans!"


BOTH SBS AND SMRT SUBMIT APPLICATIONS FOR FARE "REVIEW”

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 5:44pm

The Public Transport Council has explained that it has now received applications from both SBS and SMRT for fare review. While they did not give details as to whether the submissions had been for increases or decreases, it is most likely that it will be for increases. 


THE GOVERNMENT WANTS SINGAPORE TO BECOME A KEY HUB FOR MINING

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 December 2014 - 5:25pm

The Economic Development Board (EDB) has suggested that Singapore can become a regional mining hub despite the fact that Singapore has few natural resources, and no coal or precious stones. Industry players have explained that despite these shortfalls, Singapore can become a key hub due to its connectedness to key Asian markets. Singapore is situated at the crossroads of metals and minerals supply in Asia Pacific. 


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