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HONG KONG PROTESTS: COULD SINGAPORE BE ONE OF THE 'EXTERNAL FORCES'?

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 10:56pm

We have been worried lately by the "external forces" that Leung Chun-ying and the central government speak of with such certainty. Ever mindful of national security, Lai See has put his ear to the ground in the hope of being able to help identify these "forces". Our efforts so far have not been convincing. People we have consulted suggest McDonald's on account of the huge business it is doing at Admiralty feeding the students. It has been noted that its staff are wearing black T-shirts in sympathy with the Umbrella Movement - a clear indication of subversive tendencies. Could McDonald's be a CIA front?


HOW TO STOP GAMBLERS GAMBLING?

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 10:43pm

I think there is an institution doing this, educating people not to gamble or if they gamble, helping them with their gambling problems. But it seems that they are not very effective. If what I read is true, there was an article posted in TRE claiming that a Town Council has found the perfect and most effective solution. The article from The Alternative View said, ‘Town Council removes stone tables at Circuit Road void decks to “stop” illegal gambling.’


CROWD IN M'SIA BREAKS DOWN GATE, PUSHES THROUGH SECURITY TO ENTER UM FOR ANWAR’S TALK

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 10:39pm

The talk by Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, entitled “40 Tahun: Dari UM ke Penjara“, which was initially said to take place at the Dewan Tunku Canselor in Universiti Malaya (UM), has resulted in supporters waiting for him outside the campus to break the barricade. Checks by The Rakyat Post found only one entrance into the university was open before the event and each vehicle was checked before being allowed in. 


23 MEDICAL USES OF MARIJUANA

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 8:43pm

States around the United States — more than 20 in total — have been legalizing medical marijuana. 

Recently, CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta reversed his opinion on medical marijuana.


COMPANY IN JAPAN OFFERS PACKAGE FOR SINGLE WOMEN TO EXPERIENCE A ‘WEDDING DAY’

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 8:43pm

A company in Kyoto, Japan has started a new service called a “solo wedding” aimed at single, working women who want to have all the attention and fanfare of a wedding, without actually getting married. Cera Travel, has specialised packages for Single Women which involve a two –day trip where clients spend the night in a fancy hotel while going through all the excitement that a bride to be goes through while preparing for her big day. 


DEAR TRS, WHY SCDF VEHICLE CAN IDLE ENGINE FOR 3 HOUR BUT NORMAL SINGAPOREANS CANNOT?

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 8:14pm

Dear The Real Singapore, I am very unhappy as to why SCDF vehicle can on engine and sleep inside his vehicle with the air-con on for 3 full hours and I even see a LTA officer drove past him and never summon him. However, last year when I was just sitting in my vehicle I got fined by NEA enforcement officer saying that it is against the law to stay in your vehicle with your engines on and they even told me which law it is under.


CHINA, SINGAPORE LAUNCH DIRECT CURRENCY TRADING

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 7:57pm

China and Singapore officially announced direct currency trading on Monday, marking another important push forward for China and Singapore's economic ties. 


TAN CHUAN-JIN: TIGHTENING FOREIGN LABOUR LAWS IS NOT “PRO-SINGAPOREAN”

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 6:01pm

At a dialogue session in Keat Hong on Sunday, Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin said that the government sometimes need to be “heard-headed” as it has a difficult job of balancing so many different societal needs. For example, he said that many people want a tighter foreign manpower policy because they are seeing a lot of job competition but at the same time, businesses are calling for more foreigners as they face manpower crunches. 


PROPOSED ANIMAL WELFARE BILL TO SEE HARSHER PENALTIES, RIGHTS GROUPS WANT MORE ACTION

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 October 2014 - 5:32pm

The Animal Welfare Legislation Review Committee has finalised the details of the amendments that it made to the new Bill about animal welfare. The proposed law could see penalties of up to $20,000 or 2 years jail given to pet owners who fail to provide adequate care for their animals. The same offence for businesses could see up to a $100,000 fine, 3 years in jail or both. Animal abuse and cruelty could soon carry a fine of up to $10,000 or a 3 year jail term.


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