• Dear TRS, MOE Trainee teacher goes on social media to insults his students
  • Local inventor gets sued by HDB, gets patent revoked and is forced to pay $160k
  • Average Singaporean household now earning $10K: survey
  • PRC Cheat Yang Yin arrested for criminal breach of trust
  • An open letter from Dr Tan, a personal friend of the rich widow cheated by Yang Yin
  • India Police shut down huge fake degree printing operation
  • Friends of Madam Chung are coming together to take actions against PRC Yang Yin
  • More evidence emerges that PRC Yang Yin lied about his degree in PR application
  • It is shocking how a conman like Yang Yin can get PR and become a PAP grassroot leader
  • 20 Things I learnt from University in Singapore

NTU SEES "OVERWHELMING DEMAND" FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, GIVES OUT RECORD 396 SCHOLARSHIPS

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 1:20pm

The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) gave out a total of 396 scholarships to new students this year, the highest ever number awarded.


AVERAGE SINGAPOREAN HOUSEHOLD NOW EARNING $10K: SURVEY

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 1:05pm

Singaporean households are now earning and spending more compared to five years ago, according to new findings from the Department of Statistics’ household expenditure survey. The average monthly household income in 2012/2013 was $10,500, and households spent an average of $4,720 a month on goods and services during the period.


GOVT INTRODUCES EVEN MORE WORK COUNCILS BUT INCOME STILL DECREASED OVER LAST 14YRS

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 1:04pm

3 articles in 1 day on new focus on skills upgrading? We refer to the articles “New SkillsFuture Council to ensure workers are equipped with right skills“, “Firms, unions and Govt to identify key skills workers need for new economy” and ”WDA programmes to give more job and training guidance for workers” (Straits Times, Sep 18). New SkillsFuture Council to focus on poly and ITE? 


CITY HARVEST FINANCE MANAGER: I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY I AM BEING CHARGED IN COURT

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 12:16pm

City Harvest finance manager Sharon Tan yesterday broke down and cried when asked by her lawyer if she had been consistent in her testimony. "Your honour, I believe I remain consistent," said Tan as she addressed the judge, before starting to weep at the end of her fourth day on the stand, according to The Straits Times,


DEAR TRS, I WANT TO BREAK MY POVERTY CYCLE IN SINGAPORE AND MIGRATE TO AUSTRALIA

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 11:49am

My parents are still working, my mom at 55 as a cleaner and my father at 63 as a delivery driver. They raised me up to poly and and I eventually worked and saved for a degree. However, even though I have a degree now, my monthly allowance at $450 to them on top of my father's monthly CPF ($400 a month) is not enough to help them retire if they dont work. My elder sister do not contribute because she has her own family to take care of. I dont even have a kid or bought my first house yet, how much do you think I have left for my parents?


EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ALIBABA AND ITS MEGA-IPO

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 10:42am

What you need to know about the Chinese Internet firm's massive U.S. IPO The Wall Street hype machine is in full swing for the Chinese online retail giant Alibaba’s initial public offering. The company, which operates a series of vast online marketplaces in China, raised $21.8 billion when it priced its IPO at $68 per share Thursday night, making it the largest offering in U.S. history. But that was just the beginning of the investor craze—shares began trading just before noon on the New York Stock Exchange Friday at $92.70, a 36% jump from the IPO price. That opening price puts Alibaba’s overall valuation at almost $230 billion, more than Amazon and eBay’s valuations combined.


CHINA UNI STUDENT RENTS OUT HIS GIRLFRIEND AT $2 PER HOUR TO BUY IPHONE 6

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 10:20am

Cash-strapped but desperate for the new iPhone 6, a man in Shanghai has found a quick way to make money -- by renting out his girlfriend. Photos of him standing outside Sonjiang University while holding up a sign to advertise his latest business venture have been circulating online.


FRIENDS OF MADAM CHUNG ARE COMING TOGETHER TO TAKE ACTIONS AGAINST PRC YANG YIN

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 9:33am

"An encyclopedia on how to get rich (written by himself), was found in Yang Yin's bedroom. Recorded in details are the schedule in attaining his PR status and securing the lasting power of attorney, contacts of law firms and information of properties in China". The Chinese evening papers reported today (19 September 2014) that 8 persons have filed sworn affidavits in Court to refute the allegations that Yang Yin has made against them.


THE PAP'S PRIMARY CONCERN IS NOT YOU

THEREALSINGAPORE 20 September 2014 - 9:14am

In 2012, after the Hougang By-Elections, Tharman Shanmugaratnam said of Desmond Choo: "He did not leave after the GE (but) worked even harder on the ground." He described Desmond Choo as "someone you can trust, someone who genuinely cares about people, and someone who'll always be there for his constituency".


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