• Not all private hospitals and doctors are money-driven people
  • 75 year old Singaporean woman arrested for failing to pay S&CC in Tanjong Pagar
  • It is sad to see that the Changi Airport cleaning lady is 85 years old and still working
  • 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
  • NTU President: The Govt is wrong, we need more graduates for SG to survive
  • NS Man: My Warning to Rich Foreigners in Singapore
  • Swedish man forced to beg on Thailand streets after Thai gf cheated all his money
  • Dear TRS, PRC woman put flyers into my letterbox looking for Singapore husband

3,150 NEW CITIZENS TO BE WELCOMED TO THE SINGAPORE FAMILY THIS WEEKEND

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 7:56pm

This weekend, there are a series of citizenship ceremonies being help in over 14 different locations around Singapore. PM Lee Hsien Loong attended several citizenship ceremonies in Ang Mo Kio and Sengkang West today and he said that he hopes new citizens will do more to integrate into Singapore society. At the afternoon ceremony, over 150 new citizens received their certificates and Pink ICs.


NTU PRESIDENT: THE GOVT IS WRONG, WE NEED MORE GRADUATES FOR SG TO SURVIVE

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 7:37pm

While the government continues to insist that Singaporeans shouldn't focus on the paper chase, Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) President, Mr Bertil Andersson has said that Singapore actually needs more graduates to stay competitive. He explained that the real problem with Singapore is not that there are too many degree holders, but more that people only see getting a degree as a way to get a good job.


SEX BLOGGER ALVIN TAN WHO SKIPPED BAIL AND IS WANTED BY INTERPOL IS NOT IN SINGAPORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 7:07pm

Malaysian Sex blogger and former NUS scholar, Alvin Tan, is currently wanted by Interpol after he skipped bail and failed to return his passport to the Malaysian authorities on June 3rd. The Malaysian courts have already forfeited RM20,000 of his RM30,000 bond and they have asked Interpol for their cooperation to find him.


LIM SWEE SAY: FNB AND CONSTRUCTION SECTORS ARE PULLING DOWN SG'S PRODUCTIVITY

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 6:25pm

​Labour Chief Lim Swee Say said that productivity has failed to improve significantly over the past 2 years because labour intensive sectors have not done enough. He said that the sectors which are dragging the chain are those such as Construction and Food Services. These two sectors, explained Mr Lim, are dampening productivity boosting efforts because they are also expanding and becoming larger portions of the total workforce. 


KHAW BOON WAN: NEW CITIZENS CAN HELP TO WELCOME IN EVEN MORE FOREIGNERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 6:00pm

National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said today that new citizens play an important role in welcoming newly arrived foreigners. He explained that since they have just experienced the same challenges of adapting to a new environment, they can better understand the struggles of new arrivals in integrating into Singapore culture.


WAS TOXIC WASTES DUMPED IN LAND RECLAMATION IN JOHOR STRAITS?

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 5:59pm

The local fishermen attributed the death to the reclamation work and specifically said that it should never be allowed to restart ever again, or all the fishes will die or worse still carry some disease that will be passed to our children who eat the fish. For Singapore, such a serious health risk is unacceptable and it is high time that someone from our government should stand up for not only the fishermen, but for a Singapore. We do not want our children to consume poisoned fishes! It is believed that the chemicals and toxic wastes may have been used in the Johor land refills. Unscrupulous contractors will normally use wastes to supplement the sand refills so as to help reduce costs of projects. What this means is that buried under the reclamation sand could be toxic wastes dumped by these unscrupulous contractors.


CHINESE DOCTORS USE 3D PRINTING TO REBUILD PART OF MAN'S SKULL

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 5:44pm

A Chinese man recently underwent a potentially life-changing operation thanks to something created by a 3D printer. Doctors at a hospital in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, used a 3D-printed titanium mesh implant to rebuild a section of Hu’s skull. The 46-year-old farmer suffered a head injury in October when he fell from the third floor of a building, according to local media. A large portion of his skull was crushed and needed to be removed.


HAN HUI HUI: YOU ARE NEVER TOO YOUNG AND IT'S NEVER TOO LATE

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 5:27pm

When I was 9 years old, my class discriminated me in school. The same reason is why people are still discriminating me. I’m thankful to meet JBJ in 2001 and have him educating me on why people are doing these. However, I was too young to understand what was really going on.


DEAR TRS, PRC WOMAN PUT FLYERS INTO MY LETTERBOX LOOKING FOR SINGAPORE HUSBAND

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 August 2014 - 1:57pm

Dear The Real Singapore, I got this flyer in my letterbox today and was shocked to find out the contents of this letter. The letter is written in chinese and it basically says that I am a sweet, gentle and generous girl from China Guang Xi currently working in Singapore on working visa and I hope to find a nice husband in Singapore who is earning around $2,500 SGD per month and is interested in helping her get her Singapore citizenship.


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