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  • ACS Boy who is now SMRT CEO in hot soup for letting ACS cheaply charter trains
  • Local Celebrity famously known as 'Muthu' has passed away
  • Muslims suggest allowing CPF withdrawal at 55 so they can go on Haj while still healthy
  • Swedish man forced to beg on Thailand streets after Thai gf cheated all his money
  • NS Man: My Warning to Rich Foreigners in Singapore
  • NTU President: The Govt is wrong, we need more graduates for SG to survive
  • Dear TRS, PRC woman put flyers into my letterbox looking for Singapore husband

BE CAREFUL OF JOBCENTRAL SCAM ADVERTISEMENT IN SINGAPORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 7:35pm

I received a call from malicious lady named, Yin. Her speech went... "Hi ________, this is Yin calling from JS Strategies. We have shortlisted you for an interview for the position of a Management Trainee.". I probed further about the position and the hiring company. She then claimed, "There are various positions in wealth management, and an interview will give you a better insight about the job.".


ANNUALISED RETURN OF 8.4% USING CPF*

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 7:16pm

(*Terms and conditions apply) Only problem is that most of it is via capital appreciation i.e. must sell to get the income. Straits Times Index EFTs getting an annualised 8.4% over the past 10 years. While our CPF ordinary account is getting a miserly 2.5% that is getting beat by inflation. Although we can invest amounts above $20,000 in the CPF ordinary account into approved stocks and unit trust, this rule puts a damper on everyone’s CPF accounts, especially those who are starting to work, or those whose pay is low and those who are not investment inclined. 


DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE STUPIDITY OF SINKIES

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 6:38pm

The founding generations who turned a fishing village and a swamp into a thriving modern city state were mostly uneducated or undereducated peasants and coolies. There were barely a handful of graduates then that made this miracle happened. So credit must be accorded to the real talents. After the success there was a sudden realisation by the real talented that the Sinkies were really daft and untalented and they could not understand how they could build this modern city with their poor genes and limitations.


SERIAL UPSKIRT OFFENDER JAILED NINE MONTHS

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 5:56pm

A systems technician was jailed for nine months on Monday for taking upskirt videos of women at various places including Resorts World Sentosa. Dominic Chia Hooi Chuan, 26, who worked at RWS, had admitted to nine counts of insulting the modesty of women and one charge of having obscene films in his smartphone at his flat in Elias Road, according to The Straits Times.


21 YEAR OLD JAILED 2 MONTHS FOR STEALING HER MUM'S DEBIT CARD

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 5:35pm

Cindy Yap Qinhan, 21, was sentenced to 2 months jail yesterday for stealing her mum's debit card from her bedroom drawer. It was heard that Cindy had stolen the bank card in order to draw money to pay off her boyfriend's debts. Her boyfriend had borrowed money from loan sharks and Cindy had been a guarantor for the loan. After her boyfriend did not pay back the debts, she was afraid that the loan sharks would harass her at her home.


HARSHER PENALTIES INCLUDING ARREST FOR EMPLOYERS WHO DO NOT PAY THEIR WORKERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 5:25pm

MOM is rolling out some tougher penalties for bad bosses starting today, with new penalties including arrest on the spot. The Employment Act is changing slightly today to give more protection to workers. The changes were approved in Parliament in November but are only just coming into effect. Part of the changes include giving MOM officers power to arrest employers on the spot and being able to fine them larger amounts without having to take employers to court. 


PROPERTY ON UPPER THOMPSON ROAD SOLD FOR A $44MILLION PROFIT AFTER 34 YEARS

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 5:09pm

The property that currently houses the Longhouse food centre on Upper Thompson Road has been sold for a massive $45.2million. The current tenants of the property are moving out with the owner, Ng Choon Gim, helping the Hawkers re-locate to two different locations. The last day of opening for the Longhouse food centre will be April 20th and after that, half of the Hawkers will move to Balestier Road, and the other half will move to Jalan Besar. 


52 YR OLD MAN JAILED 6 WEEKS FOR UPLOADING NAKED PHOTOS OF 26YR OLD EX-GIRLFRIEND ONLINE

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 4:50pm

52 year old Eng Eik Koon was sentenced to 6 weeks in jail today for uploading nude photos of his 26 year old mistress online. The photos were taken between February 2012 and July 2013 when the two were having an affair. Eng had filmed the sexual acts that they engaged in and took photos of the woman while she was sleeping naked. When their relationship had ended, Eng had threatened to upload the lewd photos he had online if she didn't see him again.


46-YEAR-OLD GRADUATE OUT OF JOB FOR 6 MONTHS, SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION AND FEELING SUICIDAL

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 April 2014 - 4:31pm

When I’m at your website, I feel that I’m able to relate to the many sad stories about these unemployed people. I am a 46 year old male, and have been out of job for 6 months. I have worked for over 15 years in engineering and managerial roles, before switching to start on my online business for the next 6 years.


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