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PSI GOES INTO 'MODERATE' RANGE ON SUNDAY EVENING

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 8:20pm

Sunday evening saw a thickening of the Haze with the PSI at 6pm going into the 'moderate' range at 54. The morning was much clearer, with a reading of only 24 at 9am. The NEA health warning says that people can continue with normal activities while PSI readings are in the moderate range.


I GIVE S’POREANS CHANCES BUT END UP HIRING FT

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 7:35pm

I fully concur with Minister Tan Chuan-Jin’s statement that some companies hire FTs because they truly faced difficulties employing Singaporeans due to lack of skills by our local workforce. Take my company for example. We were looking for a junior network engineer to help in implementing a new network and to provide support to end-users. We were just looking for a person with a couple of years of working experience in networking technologies and are happy to pay the person $3,500. 


MALAYSIAN POLICE: WE WILL TAKE ACTION AGAINST THOSE WHO SPREAD RUMOURS ABOUT MISSING FLIGHT

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 7:27pm

The police will take action against those who spread unfounded rumours of missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 on the social media, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar. He urged social media users to exercise sensitivity towards the families of passengers and crewmembers of the flight, saying that some of the rumours posted online were excessive. "Don't just say whatever you like. Think before you speak," 


MALAYSIAN MILITARY RADARS INDICATE THAT MISSING PLANE TURNED AROUND JUST BEFORE DISAPPEARING

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 7:12pm

Singapore planes had spotted yellow floating objects in the gulf of Thailand suspected to be from the missing MH370. However, Vietnamese boats which were the first to arrive at the location report that the debris is not from the Malaysian Airlines jetliner. Meanwhile, authorities have widened the area of search as the Malaysian Military confirms that their radars indicated that the missing plane made a U-turn just before disappearing. The missing Boeing 777-200ER had apparently made a u-turn but had not issued any distress signals. 


PROPERTY TRENDS IN SINGAPORE FOR 2014 AND BEYOND

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 6:46pm

Suffice to say, the numerous property cooling regulations imposed by MND, URA, MAS, IRAS have done much to curb the speculative fever and more. Click on this link for Chronology of property regulations to get the background. I will not elaborate on each of these policies. Background of Singapore's housing woes We highlighted that regulations to stop latent demand is futile.


THE TEN LIES PAP HAVE TOLD US FOR MANY YEARS

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 6:25pm

1. Population white paper is good - its good for you because when they bring in more foreigners, more jobs will be created in the process. Fact - many local PMETs were replaced by incoming foreigners and even if they could find job the salary is being suppressed. Real reason - government wants to convert as many foreigners into new citizens for their votes. 2.Polytechnic education is enough - why study so hard for a degree when you can't get a job afterwards? 


DEDICATED RECREATION CLUBHOUSE FOR MAIDS TO OPEN LATER THIS YEAR

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 6:14pm

Singapore will soon have a new facility dedicated to foreign domestic workers living in Singapore. The clubhouse will create a space where domestic workers can host gatherings and do other activities including relaxing, accessing computers and money remittance services. It was organised by the Foreign Domestic Worker Association for Social Support and Training (Fast) which has now officially signed a lease for a property at Raeburn Park near the old Tanjong Pagar railway. 


LOCAL ENTERTAINER MOE ALKAFF: WHY I LEFT SINGAPORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 5:56pm

Local entertainer Moe Alkaff says Singapore’s rigid education system and his wife’s concern to be closer to her family were the “push” factors that led him to migrate with his family to the United States in 2000. The 48-year-old earned his fame as host of local TV series “Gotcha” – Singapore’s version of “Just for Gags” — which aired from 1993 to 1994, as well as his starring role in 2001 hit local comedy, ”One Leg Kicking“.


WHY GUYS SHOULD NOT PAY ON THE FIRST DATE

THEREALSINGAPORE 9 March 2014 - 4:59pm

Nowadays, all we talk about is gender equality, feminism, about how women are as equally good and capable as men. But when we talk about getting the bill, it becomes a whole new subject in debate. Suddenly gender equality don't apply, and it's a mandatory for men to get the bill on a first date and subsequent dates thereafter.


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