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  • DPM Tharman: It's Not the Government's Style to be "Robin Hood"
  • Man in Debt who Planned to Rob Bank but Changed Mind Jailed, Caned for Owning Gun
  • PM Lee's Sister in Law, Ho Peng, to Retire as Director-General of Education
  • 1 in 3 Taxi Drivers Report Feeling Driver Fatigue

67YR OLD MAN LOSES BID TO GET BACK 'LOVE GIFTS' WORTH OVER $300K FROM EX-MISTRESS

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 8:53am

The High Court dismissed the case of a Singaporean man who was trying to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of 'gifts' given to his former China-born mistress. Mr Kua Tee Beng, 67, had given the woman, Mdm Ye, many lavish gifts including Rolex watches, monthly allowances, and about $295,000 for a condo unit which was registered under Mdm Ye's name.


SINGAPORE REMAINS WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE CITY

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 8:24am

Singapore has retained its position as the world's most expensive city, according to research by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The top five most expensive cities in the world remain unchanged from a year earlier and include, in descending order, Paris, Oslo, Zurich and Sydney. 


LET'S REMEMBER THE WORDS OF THE LATE PATRIOT & OPPOSITION MEMBER MR JB JEYARETNAM

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 8:06am

Today as we are all talking about the hospitablised former PM LKY who is in a serious condition and the possible aftermaths. A just recovered PM Lee Hsien Loong from a cancer diagnosis, the many non- stop discussion online and offline about Singaporeans' grouses with the current government and policies. Then we sense a coming election, GE2015 and politics. Let's take sometime as we need to remember.


HDB: CAUGHT WITH PANTS DOWN AGAIN?

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 7:53am

Best public housing programme in the world One of Singapore’s greatest achievements as we celebrate our 50 years of independence is our much touted HDB public housing. BTO prices delinked from resale prices I remember more than two years ago – the National Development Minister said that HDB flats had become more affordable, as the BTO prices have been delinked from resale prices. 


UBER LODGES POLICE REPORT AND ISSUES ALERT: SCAM DRIVER SJT144Y IS NOT AN UBER DRIVER

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 7:42am

Uber issued an alert to the public explaining that the scamming driver of SJT1444Y is not registered with their company. This comes after several reports that a driver in a Silver Honda claiming to be a 'private taxi' driver from Uber scammed a man and his family into paying $97 for a short ride. The victim of the extortion took to Facebook to share what happened and to warn others.


TWC2 RESCUES MAID WHO WAS STARVED AND OVERWORKED FOR 2 YEARS WITHOUT A DAY OFF

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 7:27am

Late November 2014, an email came from the blogsite Tremeritus about an Indonesian domestic worker who was not allowed to leave her employer’s house for two years. The email sender said “hope you guys can take a look at this case seriously. 


HAS LOW THIA KHIANG 'AWOKEN'?

THEREALSINGAPORE 2 March 2015 - 9:37pm

I have never admired Low Thia Khiang! But I have to admit that he is a smart man. However, his knowledge, does not compare with the Prime Minister, and is even worse than some ministers. But his strength is his emotional intelligence, which helped this 'Angry TeoChew Man', to be immediately reborn into a King Kong who hides his true ability, when he first entered Parliament.


GIANT RATS STILL SEEN SCURRYING AROUND DESMOND LEE'S GRC

THEREALSINGAPORE 2 March 2015 - 9:18pm

Giant Rats have been reported by residents in Bukit Batok continuing to pester residents in the area. Bukit Batok is under Jurong GRC of which Minister of State for National Development Desmond Lee is an MP for. The new complaints come from a HDB estate in Bukit Batok a bit further away form the MRT station where the previous rat infestation occurred. 


AVA: LOCAL FISH ARE STILL SAFE TO EAT DESPITE MASS FISH DEATHS

THEREALSINGAPORE 2 March 2015 - 8:45pm

Hundreds of thousands of fish died this week after a harmful algal bloom (HAB) event hit the waters off the east coast of Singapore. Many farmers with off-shore fish farms lost the majority of their stock and thousands of wild fish and other marine life also suffered from the HAB event. 


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