• Local P3 teacher asks students to reflect on MH17, you'll be shocked by their responses
  • 30 New Hidden Speed Cameras will come into effect from 15 July 2014
  • SIA plane was in the same danger as MH17, reportedly a mere 25kms behind MH17
  • Singapore Airlines caught lying on Facebook about not using Ukraine airspace
  • Dear TRS, I got summoned for parking my car outside my mosque during prayers
  • Malaysia PM Najib: Vehicle Entry Permit Fee for all Singapore vehicles entering Johor
  • VEP for singapore cars? Are you really sure Mr Najib? Don't regret it
  • We do have brainless & thick-skinned ministers!
  • Ng Eng Hen: IPPT will now only consist of 2.4km, Sit-ups and Push-ups
  • S'poreans cannot hang "Free Palestine" flag but Foreigners allowed to hang flag?

FLAT OWNERS RESELLING CAN NOW REQUEST TO LIVE IN THEIR OLD FLATS FOR UP TO 3 MONTHS MORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 3:41pm

HDB announced a new rule which is going to take immediate effect which will allow those selling their HDB flats to live in their old homes for up to 3 months more. Sellers are now able to negotiate to stay in their homes in order to have time to finish renovations in their new homes or to receive the full funds from the sale of their old homes to put toward a new home.


DEATHS AS ISRAELI TANKS SHELL GAZA HOSPITAL

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 2:49pm

Israeli tanks have shelled a hospital in the central Gaza Strip, killing at least five people and wounding at least another 50. Al Jazeera's Stephanie Dekker, reporting from Gaza, said according to early reports the third floor of the al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah had been hit by at least three tank shells on Monday.


IT JOBS IN SINGAPORE WIPED OUT BY FOREIGNERS?

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 2:30pm

According to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) Singapore yearbook of manpower statistics 2014 – the total number of resident workers (Singaporeans and permanent residents (PRs)) as of June 2013, for Information and Communications ( IC) was 36,100, 24,400, 11,700 and 3,000 – for age 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59 and 60 and over, respectively.


I ASKED MINISTER TAN CHUAN JIN 3 QUESTIONS AT A FORUM AND THIS IS WHAT HE REPLIED

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 2:16pm

I just asked the Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at the Forum on CPF and Retirement Adequacy the following questions. I asked the minister (1) what the proportion of 'all' CPF members who can meet the CPF Minimum Sum in cash is, (2) what the median CPF balance is and (3) what the median CPF payout is.


10 REASONS WHY WATCHING KOREAN DRAMA WILL RUIN YOUR LOVE LIFE

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 1:00pm

Ever wondered why that person you had been eyeing for weeks just rejected you in a flash? Ever questioned why the love of your life, after years of being together, just threw you away (sorry to the recent singles!)? Well, chances are that you were taking lessons from the wrong teachers, possibly from K-dramas. Here are 10 ways your endless nights of K-drama marathons may contribute to transforming your happy love life into a terrible one.


PRC 'FOREIGN TALENT' JAILED SIX MONTHS FOR MOLESTING NEIGHBOUR IN LIFT

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 12:39pm

While heading home after work one evening, a site engineer noticed a neighbour walking past and thought she was attractive. He ended up following her to her block and molesting her in a lift. On Tuesday Wang Xiong, 24, was sentenced to six months in prison after pleading guilty to outraging the 27-year-old's modesty on Jan 27 this year. One other count of molest, committed against a 21-year-old girl six days earlier in a similar fashion, was taken into consideration.


HOLLYWOOD ACTORS EARN UP TO $75 MILLION THIS YEAR

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 12:09pm

Hollywood is increasingly in the business of making movies with disposable actors — performers who are almost interchangeable and easily replaced. The special effects and bombastic action sequences required for the modern blockbuster cost many millions of dollars. Any money studios can save by casting less-famous actors is money that can go to the bottom line. And if those actors can be easily swapped out in sequels, all the better. A disposable actor doesn’t really have the leverage to demand a big pay hike.


CHINA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY JINGYE CREATED THE BIGGEST EVER DENGUE CLUSTER IN SG

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 11:52am

The NEA recently announced that the Choa Chu Kang Dengue cluster had reached a new record with 316 reported cases. Now, he number has already grown to over 400 cases reported from the single cluster. They also highlighted that one of the major causes for this was the number of mosquito breeding sites in the area.


PAP TC CHARGES SINGLE MUM WITH 4 KIDS $50 TO RETRIEVE WALLET DROPPED INTO LIFT SHAFT

THEREALSINGAPORE 22 July 2014 - 11:52am

Dear The Real Singapore, I saw on newspaper about a single mother with 4 children who is struggling with her life to even get enough food for her children. She said something which makes me really hate the PAP government a lot! She said that her 11 year old daughter had dropped her wallet into the gap between the lift in the HDB block and she requested assistance from the PAP Town Council's Essential Maintenance Service Unit (EMSU) to retrieve the wallet and what happened next really made me very angry.


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