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[VIDEO] GOPRO EXPOSES THE HARASSMENT WOMEN FACE JUST WALKING DOWN THE STREET

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 9:47am

A new video has revealed the daily grind women in the big city face from catcallers while simply trying to walk from place to place. Shoshanna Roberts, 22 and from New York, teamed up with filmmaker Rob Bliss to create "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman." "I didn't think it was really possible for guys to see what its actually like when you're harassed," Bliss told AOL News.


SEMBAWANG GRC MPS CLEAN HOMES AHEAD OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

ROY 29 October 2014 - 9:46am

On Sunday, Sembawang GRC MPs and 150 volunteers went to clean and paint some flats in Marsiling. They cleaned eight one-room rental flats. Manpower Minister Khaw Boon Wan was not present. Ong Ye Kung who stood at the last general election in Aljunied and lost was also seen helping.


INVESTMENT FIRM SURE WIN 4 U ACCUSED OF SCAMMING OVER $4 MILLION FROM INVESTORS

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 9:25am

At least 10 Singaporeans and another 4 foreigners from China and Hong Kong have lodged reports with the Commercial Affairs Department here after being ‘scammed’ of over $4 million between them by investment firm Sure Win 4 U. Sure Win 4 U had promised investors a guaranteed monthly return plus bonuses on their investments. Money was allegedly grown by “expert gamblers” who would generate profit from casino winnings. 


INDONESIAN FIGHTER JETS INTERCEPT A SINGAPORE PLANE FLYING ILLEGALLY IN THEIR AIRSPACE

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 9:18am

Three Singaporeans who were flying over Indonesia in a civilian aircraft were forced to land in Supadio military airbase after Indonesian fighter jets intercepted them and ordered them to land. The Indonesian Military (TNI) explained that the plane had been flying illegally in Indonesian airspace. Three Singaporeans were on board the aircraft and they are currently being questioned. 


XI JINPING TELLS HONG KONG GOVT NOT TO USE VIOLENCE TO PREVENT ANOTHER 'TIANANMEN INCIDENT'

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 9:09am

Hong Kong media are reporting that one faction of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has attempted to manipulate recent events in order to produce a Tiananmen Square-like massacre in Hong Kong. The goal of the bloodshed would be to bring down Party leader Xi Jinping, according to the reports, which corroborate previous reporting by Epoch Times.


9 OUT OF 10 HONG KONG ACTIVISTS SAY THEY ARE STAYING ON THE STREETS FOR 1 YEAR

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 8:40am

Nearly nine out of 10 Hong Kong protesters say they are ready to stay on the streets for more than a year to push for full democracy to counter China's tightening grip on the city, according to an informal Reuters survey on Tuesday. For a month now, key roads leading into three of Hong Kong's most economically and politically important districts have been barricaded with wood and steel by thousands of protesters who have set up semi-permanent occupation zones amid a sea of tents.


GOOGLE TWEAKS SEARCH ALGORITHM TO MAKE IT HARD TO FIND PIRATED CONTENT

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 8:29am

Google has pushed out an update to its search algorithm that is making it even harder for people to discover free movie and music torrents, with sites like Pirate Bay, Isohunt and Torrentz.eu among the worst affected by the rollout. The rollout comes a month after Robert Thomson the chief executive of News Corp — which owns The Times and New York Post titles — attacked Google, calling it “a platform for piracy,” in a letter to the European Commission.


PM LEE: I WANT S'POREANS TO CONSTANTLY BE PARANOID ABOUT SOMEONE STEALING THEIR LUNCH

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 8:23am

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was speaking at a dialogue session at the Forbes Global CEO Conference on Tuesday evening when he said that he wants Singaporeans to always be paranoid about someone else stealing their lunch. He explained that this was the mindset needed in order to improve.


FLIGHT DELAYED AFTER PASSENGERS FOUND AN WI-FI HOTSPOT NAMED 'AL-QAEDA FREE TERROR NETWORK'

THEREALSINGAPORE 29 October 2014 - 8:23am

An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to London was delayed late Sunday after a concerned passenger reported finding a wireless connection called “Al-Qaeda Free Terror Network” before the plane took off, according to the LAX Police Department. The incident was reported at Terminal 4 around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, LAXPD spokeswoman Katherine Alvarado said in a statement.


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